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Category Archives: Marathon
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.
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
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
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