• My London Marathon

    April 24, 2017 Hels

    This Sunday, along with 40,300 other people, I took part in the London Marathon. I was meant to do it last year, but due to Dougie-shaped pregnancy reasons, I deferred my place. I was lucky enough to get a ballot place but I still wanted to try and raise some money for charity – I’ve written about why I was running and who I was raising money for here (it’s not too late if anyone wants to sponsor me…) Training…

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  • Why I’m running the London Marathon

    December 20, 2016 Hels

    I’m running the 2017 London Marathon in the hope of raising enough money to help fund the South Leicester Memory Cafes. This is why…

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  • London Marathon

    October 9, 2015 Hels

    Last week, the post brought with it the news that I’d been given a ballot place for the London Marathon, so that’s pretty exciting! As I’ve written about before, I love running, but a marathon is definitely the biggest challenge I’ve had so far! I’ve been looking at training programmes and I can’t wait to get started. I’m going to use this blog, alongside MapMyRun, to track my training and the routes I can try out. If anyone has any…

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  • Monday Runday

    September 29, 2015 Hels

    The idea that exercise is good for your mind as well as your body is a notion that many people can attest to…

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