On Sunday I ran the Great North Run. The largest half marathon in the world with a record number of 57,000 runners expected to take part. I can not find the exact numbers that attempted the run in the end but it seems to have reduced to 43,000 according to the news. Let me tell you … Continue reading The Great North Run
The weekend of the long awaited race had arrived and I was full of nerves and excitement. We were staying in Stratford and getting the tube to Hyde park early the next day. I didn't have the best nights sleep and woke up even more nervous. I made the decision that morning to swap my … Continue reading The highs of Royal Parks Half Marathon
Well my training hasn't gone off to the best of starts. The week started with a run on Monday which I blogged about in last weeks Royal Parks Half marathon training: Week 1 Day 1! I then planned my second training run for the Wednesday. I then did a strength workout Thursday, rest day Friday and … Continue reading Royal Parks Half Marathon training: Week 1 recap!
In January we sadly lost someone very special to us to ovarian cancer. "Nanny Barker" was such a strong, kind and caring person, always at the gym keeping fit and when not doing that she was renovating houses and traveling Europe so it really shocked us when our worlds came tumbling down with the worst … Continue reading My next challenge..Royal Parks Half marathon
The excitement leading up to the big day Yesterday was the day I had been looking forward to since March when I decided to enter myself and hubby into his first half marathon. We didn't have long to wait and had been training as a family for the big day (Half Marathon Training…with kids in tow! Training … Continue reading MK half marathon…emotional!