So…..last month I had the operation on my shoulder, it went great, I was running again within a week and it was going oh so well but now I sit here with bursitis in my heel and a marathon booked in just 10 days! At the start of March after Continue Reading….
I was recently asked to write a guest blog for Run Mummy Run, if you would like to read it you can do so here; https://www.runmummyrun.co.uk/articles-features/running-from-the-black-dog-how-running-helped-my-depression
I can’t believe it’s the 1st of March tomorrow as I type this, this year is flying, let’s hope as the sun starts to shine, those summer smells of fresh cut grass fill the air and the days get longer that the world slows down just a little. This month Continue Reading….
Wow..that month flew by and what a month it has been! As you may know the last part of 2019 wasn’t great for me as I had a bit of a breakdown due to life and work stresses that put me under a dark cloud and I suffered with anxiety Continue Reading….
Welcome to my first blog. So, hopefully you’ve read my introduction (https://runningfromtheblackdog.com/an-introduction), about the journey I’m on, how 2018 was a great year running wise and how it finished poorly due to a bout of depression. This year it’s all about ‘going long’, I’m now in training for my first Continue Reading….
Hi, I’m Gavin Simpson, it’s January 2019 and I’m a 42 year old wannabe athlete, with a steadily reducing set of spare tyres.