Marie Curie

The Swimathon Weekend is upon us

Well, weve got one more sleep to go before our big 5k Swimathon team challenge.  No more training allowed to make sure our bodies are fresh for tomorrow, so we’ve done all we can.I’m preparing a pasta meal tonight to give our bodies the right fuel for the challenge.  I think it will be beans […]

Four more sleeps to the Swimathon Weekend

Well, we’re in the final stages of training in preparation for our Swimathon 5k Team Challenge on Saturday 28th April at Dunston Swimming Pool.  We’ve received some advice from the Swimathon organisers on what foods to eat prior to the event and also about taking on the right amount of fluids before and after.We are […]

The Things You Do For Your Kids!

My 8 year old daughter came to me last Friday and asked if she could take part in the Swimathon 2012 challenge to raise money for Marie Curie.Not wanting to dampen her spirits, I said I’d look into it. The minimum distance of 1 mile (64 lengths of a 25m pool) was going […]