Category Archives: motivation

3000 miles: May

I’ve set myself the target to run, walk or cycle 3000 miles in 2017. 3000 miles is roughly the distance from London to sub-Saharan Africa. I’m doing this to raise awareness and funds for Cricket without Boundaries. If you enjoy … Continue reading

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3000 miles: The first quarter

I was in denial. If I didn’t tell anyone, it wouldn’t matter. But I started recording my miles anyway, you know – just to see. That was enough, that was my commitment. I am supporting Cricket Without Boundaries this year, … Continue reading

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3000 miles: The Fox

In truth, I’d been wanting to test the waters with a running distance longer than a marathon for some time. So when a race was launched that started and finished in my home town, I felt it was a sign.  … Continue reading

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Endure 24

I don’t think this is my usual type of post (if there is such a thing) but as I’m big supporter of adventuring close to home, then this definitely fits the bill…   Training as a sports massage therapist I … Continue reading

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Going the long way round

I have some of my jewellery in an exhibition as part of the Surrey Artists Open Studios [it’s amazing how much creativity goes on that you’d never know about].  As it was my turn to steward in the studio, I thought … Continue reading

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Functional fitness

I was a member of a gym for a period of time when I lived in a busy city and knew that the location wouldn’t inspire me to go out running.  I think another reason was that I’d never been … Continue reading

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Advent: the power of the countdown

For me, and I’m sure lots of others, advent marks the start of Christmas. Not the commercial “book your party now” or  “order now for xmas delivery” that seems to start in August, but a period of reflection to consider … Continue reading

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