Week 25

Week 25 was sadly the last time I wore my Nike lunarglide trainers. They were my second pair of running shoes, but also the ones I started the challenge and marathon training for. Mad that I ran 340 miles in them, 1 marathon, 1 half marathon and loads of training runs. Amazing what memories a […]

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Race For Life Llanelli

Race for life is an amazing race, it is set up in aid of raising funds for various forms of cancer. Every year many veterans continue to race and raise money. Many sign up just for the chance to raise funds towards charities in aid of previous family members.  Although there are many who set […]

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Sospan 10k

Only received the new trainers 2 days ago. So what a great way to break them in ready for the Swansea half marathon, then run the Sospan 10k race.  I knew that this race was going to be organised extremely well. I have run with the Sospan road runners in the past. They are all […]

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Week 24

Last Sunday a few of us went down to Rhossili bay. My first time down there, was totally awesome. There was a good crowd of us from Gi Joe’s, managed to get to know more people and take some awesome pictures. Lovely day. This was then followed by Making all three beachfit sessions in a […]

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Manic May

May has been an extraordinary month for myself. Looking back now it’s mad all that I made possible, so many goals ticked off. Firstly I managed to run my first ever marathon. Was an amazing experience. I felt amazing throughout, training really paid off. Great support from all my family, friends and even strangers. Weather […]

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Week 23

Another great week once again. Managed to make two beachfit sessions this week. Mondays was an awesome one. We were in the sospan and was a new variation on a ton up. Great fun and there was a huge buzz around the 100 mile challenge coming up soon. Thought I could go for an easy run […]

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Week 22

This week has been another awesome week. Firstly I had some great advice from the ginger runner. Was amazing and humbling to not only ask a question but also a reply from him. I then met up with Keith Thomas. A good friend of mine who is up for an award for his charity work […]

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Keith Thomas 

Keith Thomas is a powerhouse in his fundraising. He has literally been a one man band and raised nearly £2,000 so far. Keith has been nominated for an award in the fundraising section of the Llanelli star community award. I met up with Keith a few days ago. At Flanagans Cafe, down the Llanelli beach. […]

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Week 21

This week has been a really good week. I went for my first run since Cadair Idris.  I ran 7 miles, to loosen up the calves. They were still stiff from Cadair Idris. Felt amazing. Was my first run since the Great Welsh Marathon as well. Felt great. The following night I ran with a […]

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Week 20

So I had a little rest. I thought I take it easy cause I ran the great Welsh marathon on the Sunday and then immediately after I climbed Cadair Idris. Cadair Idris is the toughest mountain of the three peaks. Very steep incline. Was a great experience. I loved it. My favourite mountain of them […]

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