Marathon training AND raising £1800 … you must be mad!

Have you ever wanted to do an event but been put off by the compulsory and, sometimes sky high, fundraising target which are set in exchange for a guaranteed place? Well, when I found out for the third time running that the London marathon ballot had failed me my thoughts turned to charity places. IContinue reading “Marathon training AND raising £1800 … you must be mad!”

Promises, promises – making (and breaking) New Year’s resolutions.

Tomorrow we welcome 2017. How did that happen?! 2016 seems to have flown by and we’re now sitting on the edge of the start of the new year. The time of year when most people have resolutions on their mind. Resolutions that over 90% of people fail to achieve. I did some indepth research (byContinue reading “Promises, promises – making (and breaking) New Year’s resolutions.”

Well, I do like a challenge … (Or how keeping busy keeps me going)

2016 has been … weird. I’m sure many would agree that 2016 has made you scratch your head and say, ‘huh?’, on more than one occasion. We’ve had Brexit and Trump winning the US presidential election which I was actually in America to witness and not to mention all the celebrity deaths that have occurredContinue reading “Well, I do like a challenge … (Or how keeping busy keeps me going)”

Battle of The Boxes: Organising a charity Crossfit competition

I’m not sure how much my readers know about Crossfit but there is always talk about how much of a sense of community there is within the walls that make up the box (gym). It’s almost a cliche now that the Crossfit community is an amazing thing to be part of and there’s a great articleContinue reading “Battle of The Boxes: Organising a charity Crossfit competition”

“I’m surprised you were able to run a marathon at your weight” …

Yes folks, those words were actually said out loud, directly to me. Not by a fellow runner who hadn’t been able to run a marathon yet but wanted to and was a teeny bit jealous. Or by a frenemy (a friend who is secretly not actually your friend and delights in giving you backhanded compliments). No, thoseContinue reading ““I’m surprised you were able to run a marathon at your weight” …”