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Category Archives: Hobbies
Well – that’s my final marathon of the year done and what a way to end it. Fantastic location, fantastic people/support, fantastic weather (cold and dry) and a personal best by over 14 minutes! You can review my marathon stats … Continue reading
As you should know by know my plan for the year was to run four marathons, one in each of Wales, Scotland, England and Ireland for MND Scotland. The start of October saw the English leg with the Chester marathon.
My worst race ever. Prior to the 2012 Edinburgh Marathon I have only ever not finished one race before – a Strathclyde parkrun when I pulled my hamstring. Bearing in mind I did the Great Welsh Marathon last month – … Continue reading
This year my fund-raising for MND Scotland involves running four marathons in Wales (Llanelli), Scotland (Edinburgh), England (Chester) and Ireland (Dublin). Last weekend saw the first of these.
I have never been a fast runner – but parkrun has always been a competitive event for me. If I have not been chasing a personal best (PB), I have at least been trying to shave a few seconds off … Continue reading
photo credit: aye_shamus After my first ever #parkrun DNF (Did Not Finish) due to pulling my hamstring I have finally LEARNED my lesson. A Warmup/Cooldown and stretching regime is MANDATORY! My question is this: What do you consider to be … Continue reading
For those that don’t know, my eldest daughter Emma Berry Goodman passed away in September 2008 from Motor Neurone Disease. Whilst she was with us we were greatly helped by three fantastic charities: MND Scotland, Marie Curie Cancer Care and … Continue reading
As you should know I set myself the challenge of running 1,000km in 2012 to raise money for the fabulous folks at Marie Curie Cancer Care. I have been slightly tardy with my updates but I am please to report … Continue reading
OK it’s been a week since I finished my second marathon: This was the first “big” race in my year long 1,000km in 2011 for Marie Curie. To just add an extra element to the marathon my friend Andy from … Continue reading