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The final countdown

I can’t believe it – my year is nearly over. What a year it has been. I am constantly in awe of how you have all supported me through all of my activities – be it bag packing, running, swimming, walking or baking! Special thanks to Kate Wilkinson for the early morning swims, Andrea Roberts
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Cake bake in the park

We couldn’t have asked for better weather & in October as well Friday saw another of my cake sales but this time in Queens Park – a great opportunity to show off the beautiful new tea room. Thank you to Marion, Eve and Geraldine for their help on the day. A fantastic £226.26 raised which
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Busy week

It has been a very busy and very humbling week Trying to fit training in around work has meant gym visits at 6.30am but as I now have a new gym partner – Thank you Mrs Roberts – it is all so much more fun! I was approached this week by a mum at school
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All packed and done.

Thank you so much to Morrison’s in West Kirby for allowing me to have a bag packing date Thank you to all the incredibly generous shoppers who donated And finally thank you to my champion team of packers – I appreciate your tolerance of my continual abuse of our friendship and hope you will all
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Bag packer alert!!!!

So onward to the next challenge and for this one I need your help but not monetary help. I need your hands and a small amount of your time. Morrisons in West Kirby have very kindly offered me a bag packing date and I need volunteers to help me with the packing The date is
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Bake off success

WOW – what an amazing two days – thank you so much to everyone who came along, those who bought cakes after and also to those who couldn’t make it but made a donation. £488 raised over the two days which together with the donations received online over the weekend has pushed me to over
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Happy New Year!

So into month 3 and the challenges continue! Everybody is feeling a bit low and a bit skint and a bit bleurgh so a challenge to myself – DRY JANUARY! What better way to start the year than with a good detox – got to help the training surely!   And then to end the
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Dashing through the rain!

The Santa Dash proved to be a cold and damp experience but was enjoyed by many Santas. Dad & Ben accompanied me and I managed it in about 50 mins which considering how little training I had been able to complete I was happy with. There was  a fantastic drumming band which could be heard
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Hold the front page!

Hold the front page!

 

Hair today, gone today!!!

So the day arrived and the nerves were really setting in. But then all the messages of support started arriving via text, facebook and twitter – so thank you to all of you! Then the even better news – I had broken through the barrier of the first thousand pounds raised – woohoo! Leanne at
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One week and counting!

So I wasn’t scared about having my head shaved but everyone else’s genuine horror and shock at the thought of it is beginning to scare me! What am I doing? I know I am a bit bonkers and maybe this is a step too far and then I remember why I am doing this. Maybe
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Gentle training walk!

With a weather forecast of sunshine all day, we couldn’t miss the opportunity to head out into Wales for a hilly walk. We weren’t disappointed – a spectacular walk through the autumnal foliage, to Aber Falls and a round trip of about 5 miles up and over the hill to complete the day. One very
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This really is happening!?!?

So after another weekend with a very small amount of training – hour long hard session in the gym – reality has well and truly kicked in. The santa suit was picked up on Saturday and I realise it is now only 4 weeks to go. Argh!!! Am also desperately trying to fit my head
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Training hits hard!

The training has really begun. This week: swimming, running, weights, core strength training and sticking to the diet! (Went a bit off course with Halloween sweets but back on track tomorrow!) Bring it on – let the challenges begin! Thank you to everyone who has already sponsored me – your generosity and kind words have
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Santa lost his reindeer, so he’s running this year…I’ll tag along!

And so the year of challenges begins! www.justgiving.com/Sarahs40thchallenge

 

Twitter update!

Twitter update!

 

Hello world!

I am going to be 40 in April 2014 and have decided to mark this occasion with a series of challenges throughout the next 12 months. I am hoping to raise at least £5000 for the cardiomyopathy association as my family has been deeply affected by cardiomyopathy with many members dying far too young. If
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