Ive now had to ditch the Cardiff half marathon as it is the same weekend as Maidstone Half marathon. I am therefore planning to do the Kent Coastal half marathon in September 2013.
I plan to do various events during 2013 to raise money for The Meningitis Trust.
The planned events:
29th Sept 2012 - Walking on burning coals and broken glass - completed
3rd March 2013 - Silverstone half marathon - SMASHED 1hr 58min 33sec
15th April 2013 - Boston Marathon
8th May 2013 - Sky Dive with Red Devils
27th May 2013 - Bupa 10k
14th July 2013 - British 10k run
September 2013 - Kent Coastal half marathon
October 2013 - Maidstone half marathon
27th October 2013 - Great South Run
October 2013 - Zip slide across The Oval - 500ft slide which is 75ft in the air!!
As you may be aware I had Meningitis when i was just 16days old. I was one of the lucky ones and hqve come through without any side effects.Meningitis can change peoples lives permenatly. It has been known for people to have serious brain damage and loss of limbs. Some people unfortunaly die due to Meningitis.
The illness effects people of all ages, but mainly the very young and late teens - mid 20's.Key facts Babies, toddlers and young children under five are an at risk group for meningitis, with over 50% of all cases occurring in this age group.
Meningitis kills more children under five than any other infectious disease in the UK.
Meningitis can strike at any time, regardless of health, gender, age, race or class.
Meningitis at risk group – over 55sAs our immune system weakens as we get older, we are more susceptible to illnesses, such as meningitis.