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For 2013 I've put together the different charities that I am supporting on this one page.

Here are the charities I am supporting throughout the year while running 30+ Marathons.

My husband suffered a stroke in August 2013, so I have added Colchester Stroke Unit to my charities due to the great care they provided whilst in hospital and also the continuing after care with home visits.


MacMillan were there for my mother and family when she was fighting breast cancer up until she passed away 3 years ago, she was only 63. and fought for over 10 years against cancer. 


EACH, East Anglia's Children's Hospices, provides a wonderful service for my local area and helps life-threatened children and their families.


Altogether throughout the year I will run around 30 marathons, including Malta, London, Milton Keynes, Berlin and York.

All costs are covered by me, no Gold Bond or charity places, all expenses come from my own pocket, so every penny donated goes to the charities.

Here is my list of races so far for the year:



05/01/13  Winter Enigma Marathon 1  4:49:19

06/01/13  Winter Enigma Marathon 2  5:20:55



07/02/13  Enigma Quadzilla day 1  5:28

08/02/13  Enigma Quadzilla day 2  6:22

09/02/13  Enigma Quadzilla day 3  5:47

10/02/13  Enigma Quadzilla day 4  6:12


24/02/13  Land Rover Malta Marathon  5:06:41



17/03/13  Great Barrow Spring Challenge 26.2+ miles 6:52

29/03/13  Enigma Good Friday Marathon 5:56:34




07/04/13  The Sussex Marathon - Downgraded to the HM as hubby was ill and my head wasn't in the right place but WON my age category :)

21/04/13  Virgin London Marathon New PB 4:44:24 :)




04/05/13  Bewl Water Marathon  5:47:25

06/05/13  Milton Keynes Marathon 5:28:47

12/05/13  K9X Danbury Woods - CaniCross Race 1:08:58

16/05/13  Harwich 5K Series Race 1   29:01

19/05/13  North Norfolk Marathon  5:38:56 (2nd in age group :) )




01/06/13  Kent Roadrunner Marathon   5:16:50

06/06/13  Harwich 5K Series Race 2  27:19

08/06/13  Great Barrow Summer Challenge Day 1 26.2+ miles  6:32:00

09/06/13  Great Barrow Summer Challenge Day 2 26.2+ miles   7:00:00

15/06/13 K9X Weald Country Park - CaniCross Race 1:05:40

27/06/13  Harwich 5K Series Race 3  26:00 New PB :)

30/06/13  Mersea Island Lions "Round the Island Race"  2:24:48




06/07/13  Enigma Summer Ultra (30 Miles)  6:59:29

07/07/13  Enigma Summer Marathon  6:24:03

18/07/13  Harwich 5K Series Race 4  26:22

21/07/13  Breckland Challenge Half Marathon....this race was short by 2 miles!! time recorded 1:50


27-28 July Thunder Run 24 Hour Relay (First race as a 50 year old hehe) GREAT atmosphere, got in 3 laps and our team ran 190KM :D




08/08/13  Harwich 5K Series Race 5  27:01

11/08/13  Great Yarmouth HM 2:10:20


17/08/13  Enigma Gold Marathon 4:53:05


My husband had a stroke on the 22nd August, so did not complete the following events.

25/08/13  Mersea Island 10Mile DNS

26/08/13  PathfinderWalk 42KM DNS


07/09/13  Women's Running 10K - London DNS

08/09/13  Langham 10km 58:48

15/09/13 Grafham Water Marathon DNS

22/09/13  Larking Gowen Ipswich Half Marathon 2:10:45

29/09/13  Berlin Marathon DNS, will run next year.




05/10/13  Harwich Discovery Run 58:17

06/10/13  Flower of Suffolk Marathon 8:17 (Walked most of it)

13/10/13  Tiptree 10 Mile 1:32:20 PB

20/10/13  Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon  4:25:12 PB!

26/10/13  Suffolk Coastal Marathon...will run this with my two huskies. 6:22:55

29/10/13 Enigma 3 Lakes Triple Marathon Willen DNS

30/10/13 Enigma 3 Lakes Triple Marathon Furzton DNS

31/10/13 Enigma 3 Lakes Triple Marathon Caldecotte DNS



10/11/13  Enigma Firework  Marathon DNS

24/11/13  Larking Gowen City of Norwich Half Marathon 2:05:18 PB

30/11/13  Saxon Shore Marathon - Day 1   5:08:42




01/12/13  Saxon Shore Marathon - Day 2   5:20:00

14/12/13  Christmas Enigma Marathon Double Day 1  5:00:35 Ran this not knowing I had broken my wrist day before!

15/12/13  Christmas Enigma Marathon Double Day 2 DNS

22/12/13  Portsmouth Coastal Waterside Marathon  DNS

26/12/13  Witham Boxing Day 5                   45:03




I ran for CLIC Sargent in 2012 and thank everyone for their support. I will continue to support them as they are always there for Children with Cancer.



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