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Graham’s Blog – The Humber Bridge Half-Marathon (24.06.2018)
Published at 27-06-2018

What a great day it turned out to be going up and over the Humber Bridge – twice! For some reason I didn’t really research any details of this race in advance, but the night before noticed a reference to ‘Cardiac Hill’ on Twitter.

Graham’s Blog – The Derby Half-Marathon (The Ramathon) (03/06/2018)
Published at 07-06-2018

With a forecast of hot and humid conditions, the Derby Half Marathon was always going to pose a challenge and ask some questions, and so it turned out.

Double Impact’s 20th Anniversary Spirit of Recovery Awards
Published at 29-05-2018

As part of Double Impact’s birthday celebrations, the 20th Anniversary Spirit of Recovery Awards took place at Nottingham’s magnificent Park Plaza Hotel.

Graham’s Blog – The Liverpool Rock’N’Roll Half-Marathon (20.05.2018)
Published at 23-05-2018

Where better to Rock ‘N’ Roll than at the Liverpool Half Marathon. With live music around every corner the miles seem to pass by a little quicker.

Graham’s Blog – The Leeds Half-Marathon (13.05.2018)
Published at 15-05-2018

The Leeds Half Marathon was part of a huge weekend for the Charity as we celebrated its 20th Birthday on Friday.

Graham’s Blog – The North Lincs Half-Marathon (08.05.2018)
Published at 10-05-2018

One week on from Chester and it was time to hit the road again. The North Lincs Half Marathon would mark the halfway point of the challenge to complete 20 in a year.

Graham’s Blog – The Chester Half-Marathon (29.04.2018)
Published at 01-05-2018

Having never visited Chester and with a 9.00am start I decided to travel up the day before from Nottingham – and I am really glad I did. What a beautiful city Chester is to visit as well as run through.

Graham’s Blog – The Thorpe Half-Marathon (25.02.2018)
Published at 27-02-2018

I didn’t know what to expect from this one but did check that it wouldn’t just be running laps around the Thorpe Park attractions. The run did start and finish at the car park and service areas of Thorpe but then led the runners through 13 miles of the beautiful Surrey countryside.

Defining Moments: Book launch
Published at 23-02-2018

This past Sunday saw the launch of a newly published book at Waterstones in Nottingham. Defining Moments: Stories from a Place of Recovery is an anthology of prose and poetry written by Double Impact beneficiaries and is the result of a creative writing project organised by the charity.

Graham’s Blog – The (delayed) Turkey Trot, Keyworth (11.02.2018)
Published at 12-02-2018

I always suspected that this would be a tough one in the middle of winter and it certainly was. The ‘Trot’ is renowned for its challenging hills and if you ever see it described as undulating, think again.

The Treat Kitchen choose Double Impact as their charity for 2018
Published at 30-01-2018

Double Impact are the chosen 2018 charity partner for Nottingham confectionary retailer, The Treat Kitchen, who will also be collaborating with Double Impact’s social enterprise Café Sobar on some upcoming events this year.

Graham’s Blog – Nottingham, Holme Pierrepont (04.12.2017)
Published at 04-12-2017

When this run was added to the 20 Half Marathon schedule, I imagined the usual very windy conditions that the National Watersports Centre at Holme Pierrepoint in Nottingham can bring.