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Less.........

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.......than a month on from the last sponsorship update, we have now topped £4k, which is a fantastic effort, but I know we can do so much more, especially as more than half the guys, haven't begun to raise any sponsorship yet. Hopefully come September we'll be able to raise big smiles knowing we've made a little difference, I know we can and that is the aim.

Trials and tribulations continue to hit us all, but it's all part of the process of determining the body's limits. John and Jono continue to make strides in their respective comebacks from injuries, but as that happens Craig is struck down with a constant problem, that thankfully is easily diagnosed by the Physiotherapist John had used. Thankfully he is already on the mend and looking forward. Another added benefit of being part of a group undertaking the same event together, is I guess, the whole experience is collective, the ups and the downs are felt by us all, but the support network is incredible, and desp…

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.......is flying by, and as we creep (or limp as the case may be) into April, the word running through the group seems to be 'progress'. For me personally I'm dipping under 15st on the scales for the first time in quite a while, starting out at 16 and a 1/4st in Mid-Jan (almost a stone and half gone). A complete change in regime and an absolute desire to not miss an opportunity to do some form of training really is driving me forward. Don't get me wrong there are days, when regardless the body (the shins and knees especially) just doesn't want to play ball. I've changed my running style too now, and am also beginning to notice the benefits of that. John continues to progress after his long enforced lay-off, again as most of us, having the occasional bad day, although at the moment he's at odds to determine what he likes least, running or rowing! Luckily Pete seems to be reliably at Johns side, and together they are churning out some miles. A few of the boys…