I’m running the Men’s 10k on Sunday in Glasgow in support of SAMH. I’m almost at my £500 target!!! Thank you so much to everyone who has donated so far. Your contributions with help SAMH to do some much needed work with children. Their Going to Be campaign is highlighting the lack of support for […]

miles and miles and miles

A half marathon is 13.1 miles or 21km for those of your who are metrically minded. Except it’s not really. At 43 years old you can’t really just rock up at the start line and expect to survive that length of run.  So you train.  You run 4 times a week for months.  You start […]

Run4Annis update

So, it’s been a while since I’ve blogged about running, and in particular my half marathon run with my brother-in-law, Scott, in October.  To be honest, our training hasn’t been going well, between writing essays, work and Scott moving house it’s all a bit frantic.  But we’re committed and tomorrow I will run.  Promise. Why […]

Sometimes you get what you need, not what you want

So, this is what rejection looks like. Well, rejection from the Virgin London Marathon ballot.  3 time unlucky for me. To be honest I’m stuck somewhere between disappointment and relief. The disappointment comes because London is one of the big 4.  It’s a world marathon major.  It is one of the marathons on most runner’s […]