Just Chillin and #Runstreak Day 76 ...


What I wore-
  • Dress - Charity shop last week
  • Legging - Primark
  • Shoes - Primark
  • Braclet - Merci Maman





After me and my youngest son did a race Saturday race we went out to lunch.

Did you see the size of his burger I posted yesterday? he picked this as a treat for doing the 5k parkrun and ate it all!!

Sunday was a lazy day, I didn't have anyone to watch the youngest two children so my 20 miles marathon run is on hold until today, eek wish me luck!! Trying to catch up on ironing and pairing socks up yesterday and about 200 pairs later...



Catching up on training-

Thursday - 9 miles warm up/ reps / cool down with running club
 Friday - 1.5 recovery
 Saturday - 1 mile day before a half marathon
Sunday - 13.15 miles half marathon and p.b at 158.43
Monday - 2 milerecovery run
Tuesday - 8.5 miles warm up/ club reps / cool down
Wednesday - 2 miles run
 3 miles walk
Thursday - 6.5 miles at running club with warm up/ reps / cool down
 Friday - 3 miles run
 Saturday - 3 mlies run
 Sunday - 1.5 miles rin

Days ran this year 76/76 #runstreak #Londonmarathon

Miles ran in January 175


Miles ran in February 162


Miles ran so far this month 87


Workouts this year 89


Miles this year so far 413

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All Dressed up And Nowhere To Go...



 Can guarantee when the kids are off school and you want to do fun thing's the weather is always miserable!!




This week it's been very foggy, rainy and dull so yesterday was the first day we ventured out. We had planned a special of breakfast out and a fun trip to the cinema. I should have known it was going to go wrong,  and we (should have stayed home to played fun dance games) when the breakfasts turned up cold and burnt.

Not to dampen the morning off we went to the pictures, just as we entered there was and announcement... Sold out for this showing ...Great!! After this we walked home in the cold damp air and fed up .Even more reason for me to tucked into some more chocolate bars all day!!. I'm sure I wont be able to run by the end of half term!!

  •  Dress - Matalan
  •  Belt - Primark
  •  Cape - Last week from Charity shop
  • Legging- Lytess
  •  Shoes -Primark
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Together for Short Lives And The X Factor Charity Single...


The profile and funds generated by the X Factor will make such a difference to this critical work.

Together for Short Lives is the only charity representing the estimated 23,500 children and young people across the UK who are unlikely to reach adulthood. The charity works to ensure that every one of these children and their families get the best possible care and support whenever and wherever they need it.

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innocent Fruit Juice:The big knit...

For the past 8 years, innocent’s smoothie bottles have been raising money to keep old people warm in winter with the Big Knit campaign. You can visit the website they support over at Age UK

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Pudsey Bear Is Back In Build-A-Bear Workshop For Children in Need....



Pudsey and his Beary Best Friend....Blush Bear...Return to Build-A-Bear Workshop...
We have just been sent a Pudsey Bear teddy to review how excited was my little girl!! Below is a snippet about the Children in Need campaign from Build-A-Bear Workshop...

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Children In Need 2011...

BBC Children in Need have launched the designer Pudsey bear collection.The traditional Pudsey bear has had a makeover to raise money for the charity.The collection will be exhibited in Liberty,London from November 7-19 November 2011.Fancy geting your hands on a designer Pudsey bear?
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30 Seconds To Save A Life....

I HAVE BEEN TAG BY Seasider In The City For Save the Children...

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  • 8 million children die every year.
  • Half of those are in Africa.
  • Children are dying because they are too poor to seek medical help.
  • This should never happen.
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Red Noses....




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I first started running in 2004......

I've never been one for exercise but after having 3 children I decided to start running and try to get fit.I trained hard for my first race which was the Great Manchester 10k run on the 23rd of May 2004.I decided to do the race to raise money for charity and the one I picked was Cancer research.I reaached £210-00 which I was very pleased with and the race was one of the hardest things I have ever done...






Soon after this I took another year out to have my 4th child. I started training again in September 2005 for my 2nd 10k race on the 6th of May 2006 Rother-Vally a 2 lap course, this one I finished in 1hour,41sec....

I was so tired out through this race I said to my husband "I never want to run again".....
For some strange reason I carried on running and the 29th of October 2006 I did my first Half Marathon The Worksop one and even though my legs went at the time I was pleased with my time 2 h 18.02...

A lot has change since then and I always surprise myself that I carried on running and did'nt give in when the going got tough (and there is alway tough day's ) but nothing has change in my training I still work as hard as I did then just a bit faster now....

Want to see my next goals? check out my Running page


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