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Join Team Theo’s Virtual Marathon!

The Sheffield Childrens Hospital Charity are once again doing a summer Virtual challenge. This year they are challenging you to take on the marathon distance and help raise much needed funds for Sheffield Children’s Hospital. Whether you’re a couch potato or aspiring Olympian – this challenge is for you! As …

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#TBT – Brass Monkey HM 2015

This weekend it’s the very popular Brass Monkey HM, two years ago it was the setting for my final half marathon of HM challenge. This is where I did 13 half marathons in 13 months (+ the now famous cancelled HM). Instead of race report here is the interview I …

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#TBT – Central Lancashire HM 2014

Welcome to my first Throwback Thursday of the new year. This Sunday is the Central Lancashire HM and this happened to be the first half marathon of my 2014 challenge. This was the challenge where I did a half marathon every month for 13 months. At the time I had …

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#TBT – Percy Pud 2013

Welcome to a new feature on my blog where I look back on old races from my early running days. The first one I’ve picked is the last race of my first challenge the Percy Pud from December 2013. This was my 13th 10k of my challenge for the NSPCC, …

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Goodbye to the mohican!

Autumn has arrived and as you know over the summer I hit a real low with regards to my training, something just wasn’t right. I had the rib injury and illnesses but there was still something not right with my running career. After sitting down with Sarah and discussing a …

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Virtual Stampede in full swing

This is the first full week of the Virtual Stampede in aid of The Sheffield Children’s Hospital Charity. This is part of the charities “Herd of Sheffield” and all they ask you to do is run, swim, walk or cycle, or do a mix of all four, a minimum of …

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Join Team Theo at the new Sheffield 10k

As you will know the Sheffield 10k is all new for 2016. Firstly the old organisers Great Run moved their version The Great Yorkshire run to Harrogate which takes place Sunday, then the Sheffield council put the Sheffield race out to tender and was picked up by the organisers of …

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Are you ready for the Virtual Stampede?

During the month of September (1st – 30th September) The Childrens Hospital Charity want you to run, swim, walk or cycle, or do a mix of all four, a minimum of 60km and earn yourself an exclusive limited edition Stampede medal! As this is a virtual challenge it is up to …

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Join Team Theo at the Yorkshire Marathon

I’m spearheading Team Theo at this years Yorkshire Marathon (& 10 mile event). I was honored when they (The Children Hospital’s Charity asked for me to help them, this is first time the charity have been given charity places for the premier Yorkshire marathon. If you want to race in …

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The Fairy Bricks 5k coming this summer

Now I love run but I also love LEGO, it’s what I do for a living and always looking for opportunities to combine both passions. Well one such opportunity has arisen thanks to UK based charity Fairy Bricks. This small charity Brightening the lives of sick children through LEGO, they …

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Challenge Statement

You will have noticed I did not race on Sunday and have been rather quiet this past week, it is because I have had to do some soul searching, after speaking in lengths with family and friends, I have made a decision regarding the challenge, here is the official statement: As …

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Hit the Trail

To finish the mad 3 in 3 of racing I opted to do a 5 mile off road race over in Stockport. Originally I had planned to run the Central Lancashire HM, then considered the Oxspring Amble. In the end I think it was a wise choice. I didn’t have …

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Cleethorpes New Years Day 10k

2016 a new year and a clean slate. A year to get personal best and seasonal bests. I decided to kick off 2016 with 3 in 3 days, a 10k, a 5k followed by a trail race to finish. The 1st race of the 3 was the main one, with …

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