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 […]Read more "Bury to Clare 18"
Today was the first day of my sabbatical from work. Actually, it is the fist day of a week of leave, prior to my sabbatical which begins next Monday. I have achieved great things today! I have: Done the washing up Cleared the dishwasher Caught up on two episodes of Coronation Street (during lunch) Done […]Read more "The first day of the rest of my sabbatical"
This Friday I leave my job for 4 whole months. I have handed over massive chunks of my role to the very capable backfill that is now in place, I have repaid my season ticket loan to work, I have told family & friends… it is actually happening! I remember the moment, in that training […]Read more "The Final Countdown"
This Saturday found me running the Ranscombe Spring Challenge for the second time. I ran it last year as it was near my birthday (as it is this year too), I was deep in my marathon training and the medal looked good, so I thought ‘why not?’ and I did. It was my first Saxons, […]Read more "Ranscombe Spring Challenge (2017)"
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 […]Read more "April Plans"
Running Since the Dartford Half Marathon I have not been doing so much of the running… I actually didn’t run at all the week following (there was a 25min recovery static cycle) and then the following week I did nothing until the Saturday (12 whole non-running days) where we went along and ran the Great […]Read more "Running & Life Updates – March17"
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 […]Read more "Dartford Half Marathon"