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Decisions, decisions…

What do you do when you are alone in a Parisian hotel at 1am on a Monday morning suffering with post-race insomnia?  Write a blog update of course!! I’ve been meaning to sit down and write a new blog for … Continue reading

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North East Blogger Awards

It is with great pleasure and surprise that I can say that you are now reading an AWARD WINNING blog! Yes you read that correctly, this blog has won an award! A few weeks ago I received an email to … Continue reading

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Great North Run – Ordinary people doing extraordinary things

Growing up in the North East the Great North Run has always been a big thing.  Whenever people find out that you are a runner the first thing they ask is ‘have you done the Great North Run’ it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Two steps forward, one step back

I can’t believe it’s more than a month since I ran in Glasgow. In some ways its feels like it was just yesterday but in other ways it feels like a lifetime ago. The 5 weeks since the race have … Continue reading

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Commonwealth Games Marathon

Leading the Commonwealth Games Marathon for 15km and feeling awesome whilst doing so is an experience which I will never forget. The next 4 miles are something which I also never want to forget but for completely different reasons. I … Continue reading

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Village life

As theres not much to do these last few days before my race I have time to get another quick blog up. The atheltes village is amazing – its like Disney World for athletes. It has everything you would ever … Continue reading

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Team England holding camp

Just a quick one today to give you a little bit of an idea of what a day in the life at the Team England holding camp consists of. I arrived at the camp in Manchester on Thursday afternoon.  After … Continue reading

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