Escape from Meriden

Pain, discomfort, hallucinations, tiredness and hunger. Am I selling this race to you yet? It wasn’t all bad, honest. It was an amazing experience and I learnt so much about myself. So the concept of the race. As a team (we were a 3, Laura, Sean and myself) we would be chained together and we […]

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EOTN Durham ambassador

The Durham City Run is so unique and the midweek evening start time gives it a special atmosphere. The route takes in the riverside, views of the Cathedral, passes the cricket ground and takes in the historic streets of this beautiful city. When I was asked by the Events Of The North team to be […]

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Highs and Lows

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 […]

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Taking the opportunity

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 […]

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Finish Lines Not Finish Times

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 […]

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Running is my therapy

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 […]

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