Category Archives: Running

Olympic Levels

We just had the Olympic Games in Rio and very soon the Paralympics are to follow! We see athletes who have trained for 4 years solid get the opportunity on the world scene to give everything they’ve got – and … Continue reading

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Romanian Run

Romania is a country quite far from home for me, somewhere I’d never been to before. If you’ve followed my adventures for a little while now, you’ll probably recognise that I get a buzz from that! Whilst it is not … Continue reading

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Running Fitness Magazine

Featured in April’s edition of Running Fitness Magazine as their ‘Inspiring Runner’. You can check out the article on pages 20 & 21, aiming to also raise awareness of type 1 diabetes too! The issue also features the likes of … Continue reading

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DiAthlete Running Notes

“Having type 1 diabetes certainly makes running exciting!” I had a training run this afternoon and went at it with a good pace, shorter distance. Good to be back running, although no upcoming races and, as yet, no confirmed major … Continue reading

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Running with Diabetes

Running is the ultimate competitive hobby, even for those not intending to compete. From taking on races in actual competitions, 100ms like Usain Bolt, relays, 5kms, 10kms, marathons… to going for casual runs in general, there is always a purpose: … Continue reading

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Still Running!

This weekend marks 1 year since I made it to Land’s End during the GBR 30/30 Challenge, which saw me take on 30 ultra marathons in as many days. Time really does seem to whiz by sometimes, so make sure … Continue reading

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Mo’s Marathon

Every year I have a number of people question whether I am going in for the London Marathon this time. One day… who knows? I won’t rule it out. My challenges are about testing my endurance levels to every limit … Continue reading

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Diathlete Does Britain

I finished running around the Isle of Wight in 2010 and I knew in myself that if I was ever to do an extreme challenge again for this cause, it would have to be something unbelievably extreme. The reason for … Continue reading

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DIA-DEFEAT?

Typing away this blog whilst resting my leg up with an ice-pack on the hamstring. What a downer of a feeling. To many in the diabetes world I am known as ‘The Diathlete’ – the diabetic athlete that runs crazy … Continue reading

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Running With Diabetes

Ahead of my GBR 30/30 Challenge for Diabetes UK a little talk about how I go about controlling my diabetes levels whilst running. All diabetics must be good at maths…

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