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Running for Whoopsadaisy – by Lesley Lewis

After her popular post on mental health and running Lesley Lewis joins us again to talk about the Whoopsa100 challenge and the Whoopsadaisy charity. Over to Lesley!… Most people when they have had a shandy or 2 will be a bit loud, a bit stupid and suffer the hangover! Not me, well I do all […]

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Charity, comedians and charades – how Richard Whitehead tackles 40 marathons in 40 days

At around mile 20 of a marathon things usually start to get really tough. 'The Wall' looms ahead of you and each step seems a monumental effort. That final 6.2 miles takes mental as well as physical strength. So imagine running not 1 marathon but 40. 26.2 miles a day for 40 days. Paralympian Richard […]

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Running with MS – by Stuart Rose

We have a real gem of a guest blog today from marathon runner Stuart Rose. He has been involved in some incredible work for the MS Community. His running has challenged negative perceptions of exercises and MS and he has raised valuable funds for the MS Society. If you'd like to find out more about […]

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Me, Myself and Nigel – a donkey story…by Nicholas Van Gelder

Back in April I watched inspired as someone dressed in a huge donkey suit completed the Brighton Marathon. They were running for SPANA – a brilliant charity that supports working animals overseas. A week later Nicholas Van Gelder, Fundraising & Supporter Care Administrator for SPANA tackled London Marathon in the same guise. He kindly agreed […]

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Marathon Training – Stick with it – by Carla Azavedo-George

Carla is a runner and devoted fund raiser for the British Heart Foundation. You can follow her on Twitter via @carlawalakoala. She's kindly agreed to share her marathon story with us and tell us a bit about “the stick”…. I am currently training for my first marathon. This is something I thought I would never […]

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Running for Clover

RunningPhysio is raising money for Ataxia UK in memory of our wonderful friend Clover, who sadly passed away in February 2012. The money raised will help support people with ataxia and provide funds for research into a condition which has no cure. Clover was an incredible person, a loving wife to Raf and a fantastic […]

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