Tri with a little help from our friends 

Frankie did her first triathlon at the North West Triathlon in Cheshire in 2015. I did the same one in 2016. 2017 is about Tri’ing with our friends & getting some more newbies into the sport.  My friend Hayley over at Getoutandseestuff has had a hard time over the last few years with a knee injury. Going from running 10km’s & hoping to step up … Continue reading Tri with a little help from our friends 

Gung-Ho or Gung-No!

We’ve done a few road races over the last few years but have always wanted to do some kind of obstacle course one. So taking advantage of Frankie’s #30things we signed up for Gung-Ho, an inflatable obstacle course of 5km running around Heaton Park.  The weather wasn’t the greatest, typical April showers & patches of sun. The previous days had been quite wet so the … Continue reading Gung-Ho or Gung-No!


Tomorrow is D-Day. Finally Manchester Marathon day has arrived. The day that we have stupidly agreed to run 26.2miles in raising money for Guide Dogs.  So to enable us to hopefully complete the marathon without ‘hitting the wall’ too early we have been following a carb loading plan since Thursday.  The whole concept of carb loading is that in general your body can only store … Continue reading #EatPastaRunFaster