Running harder, faster, longer

It’s three weeks until my 2014 Charity activity for The Christie kicks off with my first ever Marathon, The Manchester Marathon. Happy to report that training is going well and i am now running harder, faster, longer. I am running around 40-45 miles a week and doing one long run a week. Last week i …


We did it. Great North Run 2013

Fantastic weekend in Newcastle and happy to say I completed my first Great North Run for the Pituitary Foundation in 2hr14 Tough challenge but really think i nailed it. Couldn’t have done it without support of Rachael, Charlotte and all the donations so thank’s to everyone. We raised over £1000!! Watch the race highlights on …


Short stay in RAEI

Have you ever heard of someone being admitted to hospital with an ear infection? No, me neither. Well that was until this weekend! I developed a severe ear infection which steadily got worse needing micro-suction of the ear canal followed by the placing of a wick in my ear canal which is immediately in front …


Needed a holiday

So glad that I have come on holiday with Amy and my sister to see my dad in his new home. Happy as I have been for a long time It’s been one hell of a twelve months since I was diagnosed but all is good. More great news coming this next week….

Shameless plug for sponsorship

Back at The Christie in the morning for my fortnightly check up. I am fasting too so early night for me I’m also doing an interview tomorrow with Mancunian Matters website about my condition and efforts to raise money for The Pituitary Foundation. To sponsor me to run the Great North Run in September all …


How big are your feet

You wouldn’t believe how hard it is for people with big feet to find quality running shoes. Well that was until I came across the guys at I’m a size 14.5 shoe but I like and need a cushioned trainer sized 15. No issues for as they stock up to size 15 and …