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Great North Run 2017

I’m sure you’re all pleased to hear that I am still alive! Three days after my half marathon I am still hurting all over, but I am alive. AND I made it to the finish line!

Two hours 42 minutes was my final finish time, and I am absolutely thrilled with that! From so little training I managed to pull it out the bag on the day. The last time I ran in 2013 I completed in 2 hours 33, so to add only nine minutes, with little training, and having had a child in the meantime, is one hell of an achievement for me.

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I love running.

Four years ago today I ran a half marathon. I vowed never to run again! My toes bled, I couldn’t walk for days…

So what am I doing this weekend? Yup. You guessed it! I’m running another half marathon!

On Sunday I will be joining 57,000 others at the starting line of the Great North Run in Newcastle City Centre, before dragging myself through 13.1 miles of blood, sweat and tears to the seafront in South Shields.  (Can you tell I’m looking forward to it?!)

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