Like life, running is often about highs and lows. June was a very emotionally mixed month for me. The month started with the Hull Half. This was the first of the races I had won free entry for with the Run For All competition. Yes it was only a week after the RnR Liverpool weekend […]Read more "Highs and Lows"
I love to enter competitions and giveaways as some of you might know, especially the Team Tedious lads. I’ve been lucky in the past, and on May 1st I won another competition with an amazing prize. The prize, well….. Beer! (Isotonic, non alcoholic) from Erdinger alkoholfrei, along with £200 of their sports clothing. Also free entry […]Read more "Taking the opportunity"
Crossing the finish line in last place and I was loving it. Sounds strange doesn’t it? Especially after coming 7th in last year’s race. But that’s what happened to me at my last race, the Stockton Duathlon. I luckily won two free places for the duathlon a few weeks before it took place. I asked […]Read more "Finish Lines Not Finish Times"
When I finally got some sort of control of my mental health, I always had it in the back of mind that I could go back to that dark place. Something I definitely don’t want. Certain things can easily change my mood and bring me down. My mood has been good recently but March is […]Read more "Running is my therapy"
So the idea for my running in 2019 is to just enjoy it and see if I can help others with their running. The last two years I’ve focused on times and distances. In doing so I’ve entered too many races and run too many miles. I need to cut down on both of these […]Read more "2019 is going to be quieter ……. yeah right"
In 2018 I ran 1012 miles. Received 31 medals. Ran 31 parkruns and 5 junior parkruns with my son. Ran 4 Great Run Local Runs. Finally achieved a sub 50 minutes new 10k PB. Ran in 4 different fancy dress costumes. Was a guest on a running podcast. Did a Twitter Takeover. Met a running […]Read more "2018 – A busy but fun year!"
Hardmoors 26.2 Roseberry Topping Trail 10k The Hardmoors races are truly unforgettable experiences. Tough but beautiful runs set in and around the North Yorkshire Moors. The 26.2 series has 7 races and at each race there are 3 distances available. 10k, Half Marathon and Full Marathon. They also do Ultras which range from 15 miles […]Read more "Taking over while taking on"