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Simply Health Great North Run 2019

October 23, 2019

Fraser Baxter - Men's 10km Ambassador

October 21, 2019

Running Dads Case Study...He Did It!

October 21, 2019

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On Sunday 8th September 2019, I ran the Simplyhealth Great North Run 2019 in 01:33:57.

It was a negative splits race and an 8 minute PB. I ran the course 25 minutes faster than my time from GNR 2018 and 1 hour 19 minutes faster than my GNR 2017 time.

However, this race m...

October 21, 2019

Well I guess the first thing you should know about me is that I am a bereaved dad. My life was turned upside down when my second daughter died on 20th October when she was just 1 day old. Jenna Baxter was her name and she has changed my life in so many different ways!

T...

Hello again………

Hope you are all well and have enjoyed some excellent running over the last 6-8 weeks. Looking at all the posts on “Running Dads” twitter site, there has been a lot of different activities. It’s a real inspiration seeing what other people get up to!!!

Ther...

What is Fasting? And Why Is It Believed to Be Good For You?

Fasting is where you don’t consume any calories for a certain period of time. This means not eating any food and not having drinks which contain calories. You are typically only allowed to drink water, sparklin...

August 25, 2019

This week I hit the 50 day mark of my training plan for the Istanbul Marathon in October, which gives me a good opportunity to reflect on how things have gone up until this point.

This is the fourth time I’m in training for a marathon so it’s only right that I use previ...

Just over a couple of weeks ago, whilst sitting on my sofa, I was thinking about my upcoming races this year. I am running the brilliant Ragnar Relay with 4 good friends, but this won’t require me to run more than 7-8 miles in one go. My usual level of bravado figured...

Running a marathon changed me, not a lot, but it definitely changed a part of my outlook on life. So I thought I’d write a few words to share how I changed as a result of covering 26.2 miles on my feet.

Learn about yourself in 26.2 miles.

Completing a marathon gave me se...

Thunder Run (TR) is a 24hr off-road relay race with the aim to complete as many laps as possible, of an undulating 10k loop, either as a solo participant, in a pair or as a Same sex/mixed team of 3-5 or 6-8 runners.

The race starts at midday on the Saturday, finishing m...

Hello to you all, I do hope that you are starting to enjoy the summer months……How busy are you all with work and social activities??

One thing is for sure, let’s embrace the longer hours of sunlight and try to do a little more exercise especially with our children…………

I...

On Sunday 7th April 2019, I completed my first marathon in Manchester, in a time of 03:48:14. 

I ran the marathon to inspire my daughter and be a positive role model, showing her anything can be possible with hard work, dedication and a passion.

It was the culmination of...

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