Category Archives: Child bereavement

To sponsor, or not to sponsor?… that is the question

Well I’ve finally got my head round it. My problem with asking for sponsorship for my autumn race was that in my head it really needed to be a full 26.2-mile marathon. In the past I have used my full … Continue reading

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Week 17: Pace-not-Race (and speaking of… well, you know, awkward things)

[Updated 14-May… but you’ll have to read down to find out…] This is effectively a post-script to last night’s eve-of-race musings: but I can at least now include the totals for this week (if I had included today’s 13.1 in … Continue reading

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Week 15: Perspective

It’s been a couple of weeks since I updated this blog, and even that was under Fundraising rather than the main heading. There have been a couple of reasons I have stalled:- The Boston Marathon bombing threw me. It took … Continue reading

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The day I Iearned the word “Bereavement”, aged 14yrs 1month

I had gone back to school after my Dad died in a car accident in the summer holidays, and now it was time for Scouts to re-start. We all lined up, and the leader called us all to order, silence … Continue reading

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Weeks 4, 5 and 6 – Please donate… your eyes, tweets, blogs, contacts

For the running, this has been a patchy time. I have had disruptions from more snow, work and travel and – much more pleasant – a short visit from my son, back from Uni in London for a few days. … Continue reading

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