Great north run

The day is quickly approaching when I tackle the Great North run for the ninth time. You would think that I’d have known better by now!  The run takes place on Sunday 13th – it’s a half marathon – and although I’ve been training for a few months, I wouldn’t say that I’ve done enough, so it should be interesting(!) to see how I fare on the day. I was hoping to raise some money for Macmillan Cancer care, but unfortunately I was late setting up my Just Giving page for online donations, so I don’t think that’ll do too well (so far only £5 donated). It’s my fault – I should have been more organised about that much earlier. My son will also be competing in the run, so it’s going to be a family outing. My husband is the logistics manager – he drops us near the start then waits at the end with jumpers and chocolate bars, and drives us home. It’ll be a real family outing because my daughter-in-law and 1-year old grandson will also be there. The run finishes at the seaside, and I’m hoping for a dry but overcast day – dry so that the family can go down to the beach while they wait for me to finish – overcast so it’s not too hot to run. Keeping my fingers crossed that all goes well.  (Joan)


Posted on September 10, 2015, in Life outside of stitching. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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