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It seems I have entered the injury zone. This is a period of time that I knew would come, I just didn’t know when. It was all going so well until I finished a 7.19 mile run on Sunday. Granted, this is the furthest distance I have reached, but it’s really taken its toll on
Primary school pupil Alfie Shaw decided to wear his shorts for a year before he begins high school. It was while doing this and encouraged by his family he chose to raise funds for the Throat Cancer Foundation to help raise awareness of throat cancers after his grandfather was diagnosed with the disease in 2017.
Alfie Shaw, aged 10 just wanted to wear shorts everyday for his final year at primary school. Only putting long trousers on once he started high school. As the weather got colder his mum kept telling him to wear longer trousers, but Alfie was adamant and said he didn’t want to and stuck to his
What a week of progress it’s been. On Sunday, I completed in my first ever official running event. Albeit it was just a 5K, but experiencing the atmosphere of a race day for the first time has got me feeling a mixture of emotions. On the plus side, I managed to break my personal best
Week three and another milestone hit. On Sunday I managed to run for 5 miles, and dare I say it I actually felt okay afterwards. I don’t want to tempt fate, but I think I have finally had a breakthrough. I felt as though I was struggling to get closer to that hour mark, but
Hello, me again. Week two of the blog and I’ve managed to run a little bit further. On Sunday, I ran 3.6 miles in Hyde Park, which is about 6k – I’m pretty chuffed! This is of course, all down to my training programme which I am trying my best to stick to. I was
Hi, I’m Megan and I’ll be running the London Marathon this year for the Throat Cancer Foundation. I thought today would be a good day to start my blog as I’ve just finished my furthest run – 3.4 miles! For a lot of people this isn’t a huge distance, but for me this is an achievement.
The Throat Cancer Foundation (TCF) was founded by oropharyngeal cancer survivor Jamie Rae. Jamie, a successful businessman was diagnosed in 2010 with the disease, which in his case was caused by the Human Papillomavirus (HPV). It was during his treatment that he became alarmed and concerned about the lack of resources and support available to those
Absolutely fantastic news – the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) have today recommended extending HPV vaccination to boys as well as girls. We’re absolutely delighted and thank everyone who has helped us in our campaign for this over the last six years. We will no longer need to launch a judicial review and