Best Laid Plans

At the beginning of this year I planned to complete one half marathons every month in 2017. I started off well, with seven runs run by the first week of July. And then I sprained my ankle. August’s planned run was on the 1st, so that was moved to the 13th with hope that I […]

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I am now back at work after my four month sabbatical. I thought I would mind and have a real problem with returning, but I have reflected on what I have achieved while off, and have some plans going forward, so it’s not too bad. Achievements: Try new things – singing in public, stand up […]

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Black Phoenix

This was my first event with Phoenix Running. Adam ran his second ever marathon with them back in November 2015 and enjoyed it (I think) – I supported as per usual, walking along the Thames Path keeping warm in the cold. My second visit to this venue was very different!  I needed a half marathon […]

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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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