• Newcastle United Women – History Makers!

    Sunday 1st May 2022 a historic day for Newcastle United Women when they played at St James Park for the very first time. Everything about this event was truly exciting and the build up was really good to promote the history making event. I still I don’t really think though that anyone could have imagined […]

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  • MSc Sport and Exercise Sciences

    From October 2020 until September 2021 I took on the massive challenge of (eventually) studying for my Masters degree in Sport and Exercise Sciences at the University of Sunderland. This decision was pushed after that first lockdown and furlough stage where I eventually thought it’s now or never, something I had wanted to do probably […]

  • NUFC: Trippier Signs

    The first signing of the new era at Newcastle United is 31 year old England International Kieran Trippier who has signed from Atletico Madrid on a 2.5 year deal for £12 million. A total steal and I actually cannot quite believe we are already signing a player of high quality, despite still being 19th in […]

  • Running: Berlin Marathon 2021

    The Berlin Marathon is part of the prestigious Abbott World Marathon Major series which currently has six members, including Boston, Chicago, London, New York and Tokyo. You collect stars for each of these majors and when you complete all six you get the biggest and greatest medal of all time. Taking part in Berlin would […]

  • Running: Great North Run 2021

    Time: 1:47 The controversy surrounding the Great North Run in 2021 had been massive when they announced the route would be changed and no longer finish in South Shields. It would be in Newcastle to Gateshead and then back to Newcastle to finish. Obviously living in South Shields and walking home from the finish line […]

  • Running: Virtual London Marathon 2020

    The decision to sign up for the Virtual London Marathon was a little bit of a late one. The reason I decided to sign up was to test my fitness levels and really see where I was in terms of the 26.2 mile distance. Considering two marathons had been cancelled this year. The price to […]

  • 125 Days of Running!

    I love running and over the past 10.5 years have become truly obsessed with it, especially going for the World Marathon Majors and having that as the big ultimate goal. Obviously I was supposed to do the Tokyo Marathon back in February and that was the first to fall to the coronavirus with only six […]

  • Running: Tokyo Marathon 2020 – CANCELLED

    It’s been one week now since the announcement that the Tokyo Marathon 2020 would be cancelled for general runners, but the elite runners 200-300 of them could still take part due to the growing concern of the Coronavirus in Japan. This was the news that I was truly hoping would not happen but to make […]

  • Running: Chicago Marathon 2019

    Chicago Marathon 2019 Everything from the expo, to the start line, during the race and the finish line!

  • Running: Great North Run 2018

    Last year I fell back in love with the Great North Run and it made me realise I could push harder with my running. So from that I did the Run Everyday in January challenge, Manchester and London Marathon’s in April and then the Sunderland half marathon and Gateshead 10k. Two events that I have […]