Running up a storm

... perhaps literally. I'm doing a 5K Spooky Sprint at Waddesdon Manor tonight to raise money for Parkinson's UK and I am hoping Brian calms down a little by then! Or at least the wind blows in a sympathetic direction (mind you, it's a circular route so we will be stuffed one way or another). My stepdad died last year and suffered badly from Parkinson's so this run is for him.

Hate to think what my hair will look like afterwards, LOL. Good thing it's a spooky sprint!

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  • Good luck! And for a fab cause.

    Hope you enjoy it! 🎃 👻

  • Thank you! I am looking forward to it despite not being in the best shape (various asthma stuff going on means lack of proper training). Should be fun and ghoulish!

  • I’m asthmatic too!

    Having given up smoking it’s improved massively!!!

    I know...can’t believe I actually smoked being asthmatic!!

    I’m a idiot!!! But not anymore!!

    Hope you’re breathing is good for you run. X

  • Thank you! Well done for giving up smoking - I know it's terribly hard to do as my dad's a smoker and has tried unsuccessfully. You've done a fab thing for yourself. x

  • I did a blustery parkrun with on/off rain this morning and it felt quite liberating in the elements. Just make sure you have a warm dry layer to add on afterwards. Good luck for your run, I'm sure your stepdad will be with you all the way.

  • Thank you - I hope you're warm and dry now! I'm planning on a skin underneath my glow-in-the-dark T shirt (!) and will take something warm to slip on in the car on the way home.

  • Sounds like fun Funnyrunner !!! I’m sure you won’t be the only one with scary hair afterwards!! Your step Dad will be grinning at you like a Cheshire Cat...at your hair...& with pride 😊

  • Thank you - I hope so! I always look a fright after a run!

  • Don’t we all??!!!! Hair all over the shop & a glow that can probably be seen from space!!! Yes it’s a hot glow but it’s also a pride glow...we should all be so proud of what we’re doing 😉

  • LOL, it takes a day for it to go down! They'll see me coming a mile off!

  • Lol...when I get out of the shower I don’t know how much make up to put on coz I can’t see my real face! Ha ha...!!

  • Hey Funnyrunner - what a great cause, my grandad died a couple of years back and he suffered with Parkinsons, horrible illness! Sounds like a great run to do, will look out for that to see it there is a local one to me. Good luck 👍🏼

  • Thanks Scott - sorry to hear about your granddad. It's such a terrible illness.

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