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Category Archives: Fitness
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
Edinburgh Marathon 2011 As you should know by now I’m running the Edinburgh Marathon to raise funds for Marie Curie Cancer Care. This event is part of my challenge of running 1,000km in 2011. Every £20 raised for Marie Curie … Continue reading
As you may knowI am planning to run 1000km in 2011 to raise funds for Marie Curie Cancer Care. To date I have run 164km or 16.4% of my target distance – unfortunately I am only at 4% of my … Continue reading
As you know I have pledged to run 1,000 kilometers in 2011 For Marie Curie Cancer Care. Here is the first draft of the dashboard I’ll be using to communicate my progress. Click here for the bigger version. The JustGiving … Continue reading
photo credit: Nick-K (Nikos Koutoulas) The concept behind Marcothon was simple : run every day in December for at least 25 minutes or 3 miles. My results: 15 days out of 31 18 runs in total 75.51km or 46.92 miles … Continue reading