Category Archives: DebRA

I’ve done it!

Woohoo! Slower than I’d hoped because it was so hot but I’ve done it! Proper post to follow tomorrow, including a photo of the medal, but for now: Thank you again to everyone who supported me, cheered me on, looked … Continue reading

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4 days to go…

You know the walking-to-the-dance-floor dance made famous by Peter Kay? I suddenly realised the other day that my running style more than slightly resembles it; a kind of self-conscious shamble, not quite following any rhythm or showing any style, but … Continue reading

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10 days to go

I’d say I’m about 1/4 excited and 3/4 scared! How can The Marathon (cue ominous music) be so soon? I’m into the taper phase now, which means I’ve hit the peak of my training and the next long run will … Continue reading

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Why am I doing this?

Okay, please can someone remind me again why I’m signed up for an event where they have to put info like this in the official magazine: Lovely… On a much nicer note, my fantastic sister-in-law who lives in Dubai is … Continue reading

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Beautiful day

Wasn’t the weather amazing today? I did my long run before lunch and set off wearing my fleece jacket…well that stayed on for about 5 minutes then spent the rest of the time tied round my waist! It was my … Continue reading

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Progress update

Firstly, knee injury… Well it all seems to be good – my knee now bends and I can walk up stairs normallyish, so I’m feeling good. I still feel a bit like Bambi when he first tries to stand whenever … Continue reading

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Ups and downs

Well, the lovely news is that someone I have never met sponsored me after reading the article in The Informer. This is the comment she left: “12.03.11 Hi Nicky, i read about your fundraising in the informer and am keen … Continue reading

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