Introducing Flexitol Who Are Sponsoring My Marathon Journey

Shine Walk

Some of you might remember that last September I did the Shine Walk which was a marathon walk through London during the night to raise money for Cancer Research. It was a tough old walk with a pretty bad ankle injury that came from it but I made it and I’m signed up to do it again this year.

This year I am going into the marathon with a fresh mindset and I’ve made one big change, I’m doing it alone. Now it would be great to have someone there doing it with me but I think with anything like this it can be better to do it solo as you can do it at your pace rather than going at a suitable pace for you both. I am going to create an epic 6-8 hour playlist to ensure I have enough music to get me through and my only goal is to beat last years time which was about 8 hours.

The absolutely wonderful team at Flexitol are sponsoring me on my journey both financially to raise money for Cancer Research but also with my training in providing me with a whole host of foot care products to stop my feet from hurting. Keep an eye out for more details on those later this month.

If you’re feeling generous and would like to sponsor me you can here.

August 14, 2016
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25 Comments

  • Reply Gemma S

    you may be running on your own but I’m sure the crowd and follow runners will help to carry over that line. good luck!

    August 14, 2016 at 9:13 pm
  • Reply sarah Lea

    Aww, this is amazing! Well done on last year and doing it again this year. I think I’d prefer to do it solo too if I’m honest. I can’t wait to hear about it, goodluck!! xx

    August 15, 2016 at 11:02 am
  • Reply Ana De Jesus

    Aw I think it would be great to do a marathon on your own and I think that it is lovely of Flexitol to sponsor you. I hope your injury will be ok xx

    August 15, 2016 at 7:19 pm
  • Reply Stella Kashmoney

    Good you are doing this on your own so you move at your own pace. Good luck x

    August 16, 2016 at 10:02 am
  • Reply Fashion Du Jour LDN

    Wow, last year with a bad ankle and this year alone – I am loving your fire! And your tootsies sound well cared for thanks to Flexitol! looking forward to reading more about your adventure!

    Thanks for sharing,

    Leigh at Fashion Du Jour LDN x
    http://www.fashiondujour.co.uk

    August 16, 2016 at 5:18 pm
  • Reply fashion-mommy

    Good luck with the Marathon, it’s great you have a sponsor, and an apt one at that.

    August 16, 2016 at 9:11 pm
  • Reply LaaLaa

    Whoa! Amazing, I think it’s good you’re doing it alone also because it’s good to do something alone. I wish you all the luck! x

    August 17, 2016 at 6:49 am
  • Reply Daniel Mosco

    A good cause and staying in good shape. A win win.

    August 17, 2016 at 5:44 pm
  • Reply Charli B

    Good luck with the marathon, I couldn’t imagine doing it alone but if I did I would also create a playlist as long as yours to make sure I didn’t run out of music! xx

    August 17, 2016 at 8:02 pm
  • Reply Liz Mays

    The playlist is definitely a good idea! It’s awesome that Flexitol will be sponsoring you!

    August 17, 2016 at 8:45 pm
  • Reply Hannah Latoya Bond

    Good luck. I’m really glad to see there are other ways of raising money for Cancer Research than Race For Life. I personally hate that event. I hate how they have made it a feminist thing and made cancer all pink and fluffy when it is the complete opposite

    August 17, 2016 at 8:52 pm
  • Reply Working Mum

    That is a fantastic choice of a race. I had no idea there was such a race. I am also planning a run with help from flexitol. I look forward to following your progress.

    August 17, 2016 at 8:56 pm
  • Reply Laura

    Good on you for raising money for charity, such a worthy cause xxx

    August 18, 2016 at 12:01 am
  • Reply Lubka Henry

    This is such a great sponsor. Really good for supporting you all the way during your training 🙂

    August 18, 2016 at 5:48 am
  • Reply North East Family Fun

    Wow god luck – I am sure you will smash your target x

    August 18, 2016 at 8:25 am
  • Reply Bethany Naismith

    Good luck! I definitely do not have the ability to run this far so I’m suitably impressed!

    August 18, 2016 at 8:39 am
  • Reply Sarahjane

    Good luck!!! I hope you beat your time! 🙂 x

    August 18, 2016 at 2:35 pm
  • Reply Harriet @ Toby&Roo

    Really hope you get the time you want – I think you are amazing! H x

    August 18, 2016 at 3:14 pm
  • Reply Hannah Heartss ❄️⛄️

    Good luck! Hope you get to beat your time. X

    August 18, 2016 at 5:10 pm
  • Reply Anosa

    Wow good luck that is amazing! Can’t imagine doing this at all never mind alone, I would end up giving up and in the local chippy haha Your an inspiration, well done

    August 18, 2016 at 7:21 pm
  • Reply Hungry_Healthy_Happy

    Wow – awesome! Good luck with the marathon, you will do amazingly!

    August 19, 2016 at 9:33 am
  • Reply MyLifeAsAMummy

    Good luck with the marathon! I know you will be amazing! What a fantastic cause as well.

    Looking forward to seeing how you got on.

    Laura x x x

    August 20, 2016 at 1:21 pm
  • Reply Melanie Edjourian

    Wish you luck with this, training for these is hard work.

    August 20, 2016 at 8:40 pm
  • Reply Jemma Andrew-Adiamah

    This is awesome! Good luck with your marathon.

    August 22, 2016 at 5:47 am
  • Reply Mellissa Williams

    Awe well done on training for this and for flexitol for sponsoring you!

    September 1, 2016 at 10:20 am
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