BUPA Great North Run – Done – Next Challenge Please!

I’m very late posting this but I want to say a big thank you to all of those who have supported me and sponsored me in my efforts to complete the BUPA Great North Run and raise some money for the Guide Dogs for the Blind. On Sunday 5th October, on a beautiful sunny morning, where conditions were perfect!  The atmosphere on the Metro into Newcastle and at the start line was great.  The BUPA Great North Run was a wonderful experience and I really enjoyed the whole day.  I managed to complete my first ever half marathon in 2:15:10.  … Continue reading BUPA Great North Run – Done – Next Challenge Please!

Please Help Me Help Others – BUPA Great North Run 2008 and the Guide Dogs for the Blind

On Sunday 5th October 2008 I will be taking part in the BUPA Great North Run and I am hoping to raise a sum of money to be donated to the Guide Dogs for the Blind Why The Great North Run? Why not is my response :). It’s so easy to sit at home and watch these events and say wouldn’t it be great to do that! So I decided around December 2007 last year to investigate how to enter and submitted my entry form in January and paid my entrance fee, then I waited on tenterhooks to see if … Continue reading Please Help Me Help Others – BUPA Great North Run 2008 and the Guide Dogs for the Blind