Monthly Archives: March 2013

Race report: 15k Ashton Court race

Check out our write up on our race last weekend – it’s under the Forest of Dean half marathon part of ‘The Helping Hearts Challenge’ section of the website.  There’s a few pics added too. We’ve just been informed that … Continue reading

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Attempted Challenge No 2

So, the Forest of Dean half marathon was postponed yesterday… I’m not surprised given the snow on the course, you can see a couple of pics here: http://www.forestofdean-halfmarathon.co.uk/spring_trails/ It wouldn’t have been much fun running in that, so we can understand why … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS: English weather foils Challenge No 2

Alas, the dodgy ‘spring’ weather that has bought snow, floods and gales to old Blighty has sabotaged Challenge Number 2 – the Forest of Dean half marathon has been postponed due to snow on the tracks… bugger! But fear not, … Continue reading

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Man down, so it’s best foot forward for Challenge No 2!

Oh dear. Just days before Challenge No 2 – the Forest of Dean half marathon – we have injury woes that would give Irish coach Declan Kidney the heebie-jeebies. Jamie Cranfield, our fellow half-marathoner, pace-setter and running icon extraordinaire has … Continue reading

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Find your own “Mobot” – and see Dom run dressed as a nurse…

Well, our team for the flagship Helping Hearts challenge, the Bristol half marathon on September 15, is swelling after some splendid people stuck their hands up to join us. We’ve got a brilliant team of runners for the day, but … Continue reading

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Need inspiration? A couple of recommendations from HelpingHearts2013

While there is no shortage of inspirational sports men and women after the Olympic celebrations of last year, I wanted to share a couple of recent motivational sources that we’ve found really useful: Chrissie Wellington: Ironwoman LEGEND. Chrissie was a … Continue reading

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Super Saturday

So, our 4th challenge of the year is the Eton Dorney triathlon in May.  As I mentioned in an earlier post, swimming is not my forte, but today I had a triathlon training session in the gym instead – a … Continue reading

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