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Sad Santas

December 7th, 2010 Comments off

I was a Sad Santa on Sunday. As were these other people. We’d all made our way to the Lloyds Amphitheatre to take part in Santas on the Run, a 2K charity fun run for the South West Children’s Hospice. As you’ll have worked out, the idea is for everyone to dress as Santa for […]

Bristol Half Marathon 2010

September 5th, 2010 1 comment

Today’s half marathon — my first — went pretty well all round. I was a bit worried by the amount of rain I could hear before I set out, but it turned into occasional drizzle for the race, which is perfect jogging weather, really — no need to worry about overheating. I kept jogging from […]

My First Race: The Bristol 10K

May 9th, 2010 1 comment

So, having checked I’d got everything about three times, I set off this morning to walk down to the start of the Bristol 10K. Everything was very civilised and well‐organised. I got a preview of what was to come by walking in through what would become the “handouts at the finish” section, where they were […]

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