The self-care guide for self-isolation

When I wrote about my 30before30 plans a few weeks ago, I didn’t for one min think that quarantine would be on that list.

Yet here we are.

Rewind back to early Feb and I’m laughing at memes on the internet about Coronavirus… It’s now 17th March and I’m still laughing at memes on the internet, just through gritted teeth and anxiety at the prospect of being locked in my flat for weeks/months to come. And just wanting this whole thing to end very soon. Continue reading

What I know about love

It’s been just over 4 months since my last blog. I’ve been meaning to get back into it and have had so many different topics come and go through my head. But I’m a top procrastinator… one of those people that always says that they are busy and tired – making excuses as to why I haven’t done something.

So none of those topics have so far landed. Until now..

A big topic I have been meaning to write about, is the wedding of my brother’s brother and his now lovely wife. Continue reading

New York, New York: The grand finale

NYC marathon

Race: NEW YORK MARATHON
Distance: Marathon
Date: 4th November
Supporting Runners: Jemma Love, Stephanie Mace, Rachel McCourty
Fundraising to date: £15,051 (including gift aid)
Finishing Time: 00:04:30:00

It’s been 1 week since I landed back from New York after the biggest, most important race of them all – the NYC marathon.

I’ve been putting off writing the blog, so much so that any followers that don’t have me on social media, may be wondering if I even completed the race…. spoiler alert, I did! Continue reading

Blogging on flight MT2848

My Post (1)

Race: Glow in the park
Distance: 5k
Date: 27th October
Supporting Runners: Jemma Love, Rachel McCourty, Christa Ntuli, Matt McCourty, Darren Nadin
Fundraising to date: £8,162
Finishing Time: 00:36:03

As I sit here ready to take off for NYC, flight socks at the ready (as recommended by physio) – I realise I now have 7 hours on this flight to whack out the blog for race number 29 – the glow in the park 5k. Continue reading

It’s almost over…

Manchester Half Marathon

Race: Manchester Half Marathon
Distance: Half marathon(+some)
Date: 14th October
Supporting Runners: Jemma Love, Rachel McCourty, Nanci Henderson, Stuart McGuire, David Adams, Nicola Deeran
Fundraising to date: £6,550
Finishing Time: 00:02:07:07

The finish line is in sight – we fly to New York a week today to get ready for the grand finale.

Last week, 3 out of 4 of the NY marathon team took on the Manchester Half Marathon for race number 28 and had a little taste of what it’d be like to all line up together, waiting to embark on a lot of mileage. Continue reading