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Why Mind?

I spent Saturday at a marathon training day put on by mind. It was a great day and opportunity to speak with like minded people, work on our techniques/training prep and kick off our fundraising. With talks by professionals and those who had suffered with mental health issues it was inspirational and informative. So why […]

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Marathon Diaries -6 

We’ve been working in physio on keeping my legs strong whilst I’d been unable to use them. This has been in the form of calf raises, hip squats, and generally engaging my muscles through a variety of exercises. It seems to have worked as this week I’ve been back to full (nearly) fitness.

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My Marathon Diaries – 5

This is basically me last week, comedy fall at its best. Well for me at its worst because I smashed my knee cap in to the concrete with my whole body weight behind it. Ouch! I felt stupid, really really stupid. I was late and flustered and not paying attention and did I mention stupid. […]

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Oh So Social

Social Media is a tricky beast. I follow some amazingly inspirational people out there, from all walks of life; Runners, Foodies, Fashion bloggers, and I largely follow them with pure admiration, respect and joy. Then there are the times when I wish I was faster, fitter, richer, bolder, and oh yeah a better photographer. We […]

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Marathon Diaries – 4

Before I took the decision to run the Brighton marathon my weekly mileage was sitting pretty, somewhere below 15 miles a week. I’d go to some gym classes and run a few 3-6 milers. Signing up for Brighton made me go a little bit mad… I’ve got the best part of 7 months to train […]

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Marathon Diaries – 1

So it is Official – I’ve put it out there on social media, told my family, friends and well whoever asks the question, “Hey, What’s new with you?” I am running the Brighton Marathon on 17th April 2016.

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