The Mind Race Vest

Mental Health & Social Distancing – experts everywhere

In times that we've not known, I'm uplifted by wide dialogue around mental health but very alarmed at how many have suddenly become experts.
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London Marathon

Coronavirus: the spring marathon nobody wants

Tokyo, Paris & Barcelona already cancelled to the masses. As Coronavirus rages, Boston, London & all spring marathon runners await their fate
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#20in2020 Charity Partners: Football Beyond Borders

#20in2020 Charity Partners: Football Beyond Borders

In the next few weeks I'll showcase my charity partners for my #20in2020 marathon challenge. I start with the awesome Football Beyond Borders
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The last Liverpool team to win the Championship

Liverpool Football Club: One Love, Thirty Long Years

30 long years, but the end is in sight. Here I remember 1990 and a life supporting Liverpool Football Club and a deep attachment to the city.
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A gentle Saturday jog after injury

The 26 year niggle

I had a bad back when I was 19, so long ago to be long forgotten until this 26 year niggle came up in an MRI on my injured groin.
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Burnout and depression: and the road back

Burnout and depression: and the road back

As I ran through New York, I should have known it wasn't just injury. I was exhausted to the point of burnout and depression was eating me inside and out.
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Stevie G, Football, Bipolar & Me

Stevie G, Football, Bipolar & Me

It will always the Gerrard Final, but for me it was much more. Football has been a huge part of my recovery from Bipolar and it started with Stevie G.
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A Twenty 20 Vision

A Twenty 20 Vision

Last year's New York Marathon seemed a bridge too far. At a time when I've been far from my best physically and, admittedly, mentally at times, 20 in 2020 is a challenge to reenergise and invigorate me.
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2020 ... Let's Get Running!

2020 … Let’s Get Running!

It's definitely my last big fundraising year... and what better way to do it than to support 4 fabulous charities with 20 marathons in 2020??
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This Means More: My 45 Year Love Affair with One Bird

This Means More: My 45 Year Love Affair with One Bird

It's never been just about a game. Liverpool Football Club is a way of life, a love affair with a club, bird and city.
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Notre Dame: Memories of a Lifetime

Notre Dame: Memories of a Lifetime

"And there we she was, pure majesty, a sight more breathtakingly divine than any I have ever seen." - my reflections and memories of Notre-Dame de Paris.
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Transformed by Grace

Transformed by Grace

It was Epiphany 2006, the day when my life was truly transformed by grace, God's grace which has resurrected me from the depths of suicide and mental illness.
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