Dreams challengers prepare for the Great North Run

A number of runners give an update into their preparation for the upcoming Great North Run.

The Great North Run is approaching, and a number of people are gearing up to run for Dreams! Hear what they had to say about their preparation and fundraising

Alistair Whitby

'Training is going really well, I completed total warrior two weeks ago and managed a few 15k runs this week. I've got about £120 in sponsorship, so going quite well, thank you for the help.'

Gareth Neasham

'Training has been very little but going to have a big 3 weeks as I've been busy at work. I'm still confident of the 1 hour 40 mark, sponsorship is starting to come along.'

Harry Fenwick

'The sponsorship is going fine the £300 won't be a problem. Training OK also. I've had a lazy couple of weeks with running as I have been recovering from a mountain bike crash a couple of weeks ago. I'll try and stay on on my next this weekend!'

Dan Haynes

'Got my Number yesterday, training is up to 9 miles which was completed last Saturday, ooo my legs... My fundraising is going well, as just over £1400.'

Alistair Whitby

'All is going well ,And I have received my number just looking forward to the big day now Currently managing 10 mile so think I'm ready for it.'

Sarah Reed

'The trainings going well, at least we should make it round in one piece!'

Carrie Barlow

Good luck everyone!

If you'd like to take part in your own fundraising event or challenge, check out our get involved page.

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Author: Daniel Dockery

Date: 30/08/2016

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