100 miles in a week is a long way! The Centurion One Community 2020 was a real insight into the special qualities of the running community.
This week I spoke with Nige from the Runners Cafe about running and mental wellbeing, as part of his Mental Health Awareness Week edition.
Virtual races and running are all the rage in lockdown. Some may ask: “has the running world gone virtually mad?” … I say not!
Charities face a £4 billion loss to Covid. I hope you’ll consider paying it forward for my #21in2021 campaign so they can still save lives.
Today was not the London Marathon. However, I did run up Birdcage Walk & reflected that the journey is what changed me not the finish line.
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.
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.
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.
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??
Whatever Santa left under the running tree, remember it’s your journey and do it your way. Here are just some tips gained from my journey…