My Great North Run 2017

It’s been and gone. One of the most iconic races on my running calendar has, again, been ticked off my list as I have completed my THIRD Simplyhealth Great North Run.

It’s all be highs throughout my training block and I’ve never felt stronger than I did over 11 miles –  the two and bit HURT. Continue reading “My Great North Run 2017”

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Great North City Games 2017

You may have seen them on the television at the IAAF World Champions in London, so how about seeing them up, close and personal…for free.

The Great North Run weekend is a huge highlight in, to just mine, but thousands of people’s diaries, simply because of the Great City Games.

I’ve been fortunate to live a stone’s throw away from the venue – along with Quayside and outside the Baltic – since it first came to our streets back in 2010 when the format was England vs Australia. Since then, it’s grown leaps and bounds… Continue reading “Great North City Games 2017”

Sir Mo – The Inspiration

Last week’s IAAF World Championships in London came to a spectacular close, as we all said our goodbyes to two superstars that have revolutionised track and field.

Usain Bolt, the world record holder in the 100m and 200m, multiple world and Olympic champion, the coolest geezer on the planet and Mo Farah, Britain’s most successful distance runner, legends on and off the track, said their goodbyes. Continue reading “Sir Mo – The Inspiration”

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