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Kicking off the New Year in New Zealand

After a trying December, when the conditions were so terrible that I couldn’t do any road running whatsoever I’m off to the World Championships in Christchurch, New Zealand.
Although we were snowed in, I didn’t stop training and had to content myself with extra strength and conditioning sessions as well as indoor training in Lee Valley.
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Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

Running in the Big Apple

This weekend is the New York Marathon, what an occasion! As an event, it’s up there with the best in the world and I simply can’t wait to get out there and run.
I’ve run the race before and not only is it a really good place to run, with lots of sights to see en
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Thursday, November 4th, 2010

New World Record Set in Chicago!

I knocked off a massive 3 minutes off my own World Record at the Chicago Marathon on Sunday!! To say i’m delighted is the understatement of the year!
It was a tough race as the conditions were really hot, but so pleased to have clocked the time!
More details to follow…

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

Off to the Windy City

The summer has flown by and now its all eyes on the Chicago Marathon on October 10th – I can’t wait.
The three half marathons I ran over the summer, (Robin Hood, Bristol and Great North Run) were fantastic learning experiences as not everything went to plan, and I think I’m stronger mentally now I know
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Thursday, September 30th, 2010

Summer Running

I’ve got three races to go until I’m off to the Chicago Marathon in October. The Bristol Half Marathon, Robin Hood Marathon and the Great North Run will all be very important performance indicators ahead of my race in the USA which follows.
I’ve just been down in Poole training with Liz Yelling and put in
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Friday, September 3rd, 2010

Summer Training

This summer has been all about the training so far, I ran a few big races early on in the year and have a some major ones coming up in September, culminating in the Chicago Marathon in October – in fact, I’m currently in my 10-week training cylce for that very race. So I have
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Monday, August 9th, 2010

Two Years to Go!

Only two years until London 2012 and I can’t wait. My training is going really well and it will be a dream come true if I can compete in front of a home crowd in two years time.
All the activity and big sporting names in London over the last few days only gives a tiny
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Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

Central Park with Royalty

I’ve just come back from New York where I ran the Achilles Hope and Possibility 5 mile run. The event took place in Central Park and I was in impressive company as I was lucky enough to meet Prince Harry who was running too.
The race brings together athletes with disabilities and able-bodied athletes in a
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Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

BT Paralympic World Cup

The BT Paralympic World Cup in Manchester was great. I ran the 400m on the Tuesday and came fourth! Not bad for a Marathon runner!

Monday, May 24th, 2010

Loving London!

Yes, it does live up to the hype! The 2010 London Marathon was an unforgettable experience for me and was a chance to thank a lot of people for their support over the last year.
I finished live on the BBC and it was an emotional moment. The marathon is so much more than just a
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Tuesday, April 27th, 2010