Back in 2010 my name was very kindly ‘volunteered’ and entered for me to participate in the Great North Run. ME! Had it been called the Great North Walk or the Great North Stroll and if it could be completed over a weekend, then maybe it was for me but, as you have probably guess...
Welcome to half-marathon central - with easy-to-follow schedules, nutrition advice, fundraising tips and popular Q+As, plus our brand-new weekly newsletters, you're in the right place for all our very best half-marathon advice. Whether you
for my next lifetime experience.“It’s the things we overcome and achieve that makes us great”Every marathon is a lifetime experience and to raise money for a charity gives me a great sense of achievement.My advice and tips for fundraisingFamilyMake sure
involved as our senior ones," he explains. "They are happy to be a part of the club in all areas – marshalling at races with their parents, helping out with fundraisers – things like that. There's a real one-for-all spirit," he says. The club's new running
here and you're sure to get a friendly answer, no matter how basic (or obscure) your question. Charity Contacts and Fundraising HelpYou're lucky enough to have a healthy body, good legs, and you've beaten more than 60,000 other runners to get a place
proud of myself. Unfortunately my blood sugars took a bit of a hit – but along with a few extra injections and close monitoring I got myself sorted pretty quickly.The reason to run for Diabetes UK and how I fundraisedSo the next challenge was the Great
the worry they have been through and the courage they have shown.Being a runner (albeit a SLOW runner) I realised that a marathon was the ideal fund-raising opportunity, and, with the thought of sending the little girl and her family to Disney, the Disney
fundraiser for ovarian cancer in Poole Park.Filling Up Fast...Gaz de France Leeds Half-Marathon (West Yorkshire, September 7) Encouraging locals, a PB-promoting course and finisher's T-shirt make this popular urban number a great choice for first
fundraising effort for Cancer Research UK doubles as a fun, super-friendly, low-pressure introduction to the racing experience.
What?I'm taking on the cycle ride of a lifetime across the Devon and France before competing in one of the toughest endurance one day events that you can shake a stick at – The Ironman.Taking in the north coast, west and south of France along the way, I will be cycling on average...
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