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Post race thoughts from my first Race4Life 

I did it! I completed my 5km for Cancer Research UK’s Race4Life! 😀 … I was feeling very nervous this morning and spent my day at work dreading it. It felt like all those exams I had in school and when I took my driving test. I was so nervous, I thought about if it rained, if I slipped, if I fell on my bum. Thankfully only the rain part happened and not for very long. 🙂 It rained as we walked to the starting line, as I was running towards the 3rd kilometre marker and on the walk back Read More…

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Cancer Research UK’s Race4Life

I’ve been increasing my exercise recently by running routes around my home town. I’ve been running little over a month now and went from being barely able to run 1km to now running 4km without stopping. 🙂  I signed up for Cancer Research UK’s Race4Life on 8th June and my aim is to run 5km in 45 minutes and I’m track to meet that target having run 4km in 33 minutes today, which is my personal best so far. I track my progress on Strava if anyone would like to follow me. As well as the race I will be Read More…

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Race4Men Gloucester for Cancer Research UK 

My partner, Ryan, will be doing a 10k run this Sunday 14th August with Race4Men Gloucester to raise money for Cancer Research UK.  While us ladies have the well-estbalished, long running Race4Life charity runs, Race4Men is relatively new. It is aimed at men and was started in 2009 by a Gloucester man when one of his friends was diagnosed with bowel cancer. This year’s charity event takes place at Plock Court, Longford, Gloucester and the race starts at 11am onwards. If you’re in the area, please come and support the racers or if you could please spread the word. As Read More…