In October 2018, I will be travelling with Sleaford Striders AC to Bilbao to run in the night half marathon. Updates on the progress to the run and from the run will appear here throughout the summer of 2018. This will be my 6th half-marathon in a year.
Up until July 2017, I had spent 14 years working in the travel industry. This was through running my own independent, online travel agency. Although it was a sad time shutting the business down, I still have the passion for travel and in this section of my blog, I will share many of the wonderful places that I have visited or will visit in the future.
Within my blog, I have written an article where I have talked about the time I was sexually assaulted (21 years the trigger). Recently I wrote the below poem going over how survivors like my self still live with the pain of the act. In my case, I got no justice yet I can still suffer from the cruel act that was forced upon me.
2018 will be my first full year of running. It was on the 26th March 2017 that I started to run, partly to help get myself fitter and to help with my mental health. At this point I had already set a determination to beat the social anxiety, that had affected my life for so long but I knew I had more to achieve. I could only hope back in March of last year, that running would be the weapon in my battle needed.
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Six years ago last month my beloved Grandfather passed away. He was a wonderful man, a true gent who really taught me to appreciate the simply things in life. This is a short poem for him.