Blog posts February 2019

Training is Paying Off

Yesterday, Sunday February 24th, was my first open race of the year. This was the 10-mile Snake Lane 10 held in the East Yorkshire countryside around Pocklington, and organized by local club, Pocklington Runners. The weather was perfect, crisp and sunny with very little wind, and the course was as a…

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The Word is Out!

It's been a busy few days here at Fundraising Central. On Friday we were having lunch at one of our favourite pubs, the Ship Inn at Sewerby, and got into conversation with landlord, Charlie Kilburn. Charlie is a fellow member of Bridlington Road Runners and kindly offered to help me with a fundraisi…

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Turning up the Heat!

As you may know if you've read my other blog posts, I am following a professional training plan for my assault on April's London Marathon. This is a bit of a departure for me, because I've played it pretty much by ear for my three previous marathons (and for any other races I've taken part in, come …

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Innov-8tion... That's the Name of the Game

Today was the Chichester 10K in West Sussex. It was the final opportunity to secure a place in the England Athletics Masters Age-Related Team for the Birmingham 10K to be held in May. I ran--not very well--in the team last year, and had been hoping to redeem myself, this year. The first two qualifye…

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Front Page News!

Today I want to say a big 'Thank You' to the Bridlington Free Press (still only £1.05!) and to Senior Reporter, John Edwards. John is always supportive of charity fundraisers and local causes, but this week he and my local paper surpassed themselves in my eyes by giving me a call-out on the front pa…

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