Harvel5 2017

This was the third time I have run Harvel5 – a beautifully set 5 mile run out of a little village, into a country park and back again. Last year it was only a week after my first marathon, so I was slow and steady and just got it done. The highlight of last years […]

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Sabbatical Update: Weeks 1-3

I am now at the end of week three of my 19 week sabbatical. So what have I achieved so far? Completed Booked a holiday with Adam and my Mum (Rhodes in only a couple of weeks) A few household-y tidying – clearing the cellar, changing the kitchen door handles Lunches with friends/my Dad – […]

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Bury to Clare 18

Our friend Jo lives in Suffolk, and we’d seen on Facebook that she was interested in the Positive Steps Bury to Clare Challenge. We’d not really considered it as it was the week before the SVN Jeskyns Challenge and Suffolk is quite a way to go. But in the absence of signing up to the […]

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April Plans

I managed to completely miss out March, but here is April: April: Date – we are off for two days for my birthday so am sure we will go somewhere nice during that Diet – stick with the yogurt & honey for breakfast, salads/low-carb meal for lunch, allow a bit of flex with dinner (for my […]

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Dartford Half Marathon

A number of people asked me why I was running another half marathon only two weeks after the Brighton Half, and I couldn’t tell them. It seemed like a good idea at the time; signing up for the Dartford Half, even though Brighton was already in the diary. But it was local, and had a bright […]

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