Today, not for the first time, someone who I’ve never met reached out to me via my Just Giving page to say thank you for inspiring them. No ulterior motive, no giving to get something in return, just a genuine act of kindness. It’s easy to forget that such things exist sometimes (one person was […]
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Thank you for giving me the craziest day...
I have been called inspirational a lot of times today. I am not bragging, I actually find it a little uncomfortable. I always think that inspirational people are extraordinary and I’m not doing anything that anyone else couldn’t do if they had the desire (and were crazy enough). A request for a retweet (I’m obsessed […]
1000 race miles in 2016 – #PoweredByPeop
Tuesday’s marathon was tough. It was too hot, my feet hurt (need new trainers) and was really tired. After the 4th of 8th laps I really starting to feel it but I didn’t have a choice but to push through. Just Giving have started a campaign called #poweredbypeople. I keep seeing it all over facebook […]
Running Blind (with my Fairy Godfathers)
There are some amazing people in the world and I’ve met quite a few of them thanks to running. Last year at the Tunnel 10k I got really ill. Running through the tunnel was like running through one of those things that spins around at fun fairs, I had no idea which way was up […]
1000 race miles in 2016 update – 10% don
So one month down and 104.7 miles. That’s over 10% complete already and I can now say with authority that a 10% the day after a muddy marathon is not any easier than a marathon after 22.4 miles the three days before.The Tour of Merseyside has nothing on either. 🙂 I actually only ran […]
Competition to win free entry into my v...
I’m hosting a virtual race with a difference for MS and you can win free a free entry into it. You and a friend could get you very own lovely sparkly running shoe medals pictured above designed by the lovely people at Running Imp. We just want to know your favourite medal of 2015. […]