IAAF World Athletic Championships, Local Running Events, North East of England, Running, Topical Blogs

Three Fitness Annoyances

Three things. Three annoying things.

I get it, fitness is a stress relief, a lifestyle or something to do when work is not involved. But I’ve been around the block, for over ten years ( a bit of a long walk, I know) and I’ve come to realise that some, not all, things that annoy the living days out of me and I’m about to go through three. Continue reading “Three Fitness Annoyances”

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Great North City Games, Great North Run, IAAF World Athletic Championships, Local Events, Running

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”

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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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Five races down, one to go…

That’s it. It’s done. All I can do now is wait.

Sunday marked the final race in my training calendar before the Great North Run, I’ve never felt so ready for this half marathon. Continue reading “Five races down, one to go…”

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London 2017: Ones To Watch

Oh man, I can’t wait!

The IAAF World Championships are here and London will be the host city, welcoming the world’s best athletes, as we’ll see them run fast, jump far (and high) and throw monster distances. Continue reading “London 2017: Ones To Watch”