A busy year of running and cycling
This year had originally been about taken on a range of running and cycling challenges. Obviously, due to COVID19 most of these have been cancelled. So our revised challenge is to each run and cycle 2020 miles!
As usual, we're attempting to raise money to find a cure for Motor Neurone Disease and Alzheimer's Disease.
Cambridge Half Marathon 2020
The first event of the year, so we'll be nowhere near fit enough !!!
Oundle 20-mile road race 2020
This is Christine's last long run before the spring marathons - an undulating local run around rural Northamptonshire.
May the Fourth Star Wars Half Marathon 2020
Christine and Mike will run this tough course across the Longmynd Hills for the sixth time. COMPLETED VIRTUALLY i.e. in the slightly less hilly Northamptonshire ...
P24: The Longest Day Challenge
In the absence of Endure 24 this year, Christine has found another 24-hour challenge so she can see the sunrise at least once! 1 mile, on the hour, every hour, for 24 hours ... starting at 8am on Sat 20th June. The midnight mile will be fancy dress ... so if you're in Thrapston, look out for a stray chicken in the dark hours of the night!
London Duathlon - CANCELLED
Christine's longest duathlon to date, and a warm-up for Mike for later in the month. This one is held in the beautiful Richmond Park.
Great North Run 2020 - VIRTUAL RUN
The biggest run of them all. This will be Christine's 15th consecutive GNR and Mike's 14th.
Manchester Marathon 2020: POSTPONED
The second-largest marathon in the UK, Manchester promises to be a big day for Christine.
Brighton Marathon Weekend: POSTPONED to 2021
Another marathon for Christine, just 2 weeks after Manchester, and a 50k bike challenge for Mike.
Endure 24, 2020: CANCELLED
Endure 24 Reading - Christine is in a team of 5 who will take turns to run as many 5-mile laps as possible in 24 hours.
Endure 24 Leeds - Christine will take on the 24-hour challenge SOLO, trying to complete as many 5-mile laps as possible within the time.
Velo Essex 2020: CANCELLED
EEK!! A huge challenge for Christine and Mike, both cycling their longest distance to date! Christine is undertaking the 50-mile challenge, whilst Mike will attempt to complete 100 miles!
St Neots Half Marathon 2020: CANCELLED
The big test of fitness and speed at the end of November. We've lost count how many times we've done this race.
P24: with a twist
Christine and Mike will be running at least one mile, on the hour, every hour, for 24 hours ... starting at 8am on Sat 24th October until 7 am Sunday 25th October. The Twist? The clocks go back, so we must run the 1 am mile twice !!