Nikki Browne, mum to seven-year-old Mia and three year old Emily is doing this year’s Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon in aid of LauraLynn, Ireland’s children’s hospice.
Walkers Sarah Jane and Mary Allen’s Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon preparation is going well, with just over six weeks to go to the big day. This will be the second time the mother and daughter from Co Laois participate in the event and they are hoping to get through it in a good time and injury free. The pair have been getting fitter over the past couple of months by exercising regularly and gradually increasing their walking distances.
Vhi Support Team member, David Gillick is encouraging women preparing for the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon to get down to their local parkrun and kick start their training on April 22nd.
Rachel Brown and her daughter Isabel will be running the 2017 Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon together on June 5th. It will be the pair’s second time to complete the event and although they both already lead very active lives, they are hoping to dedicate more time to running over the next seven weeks.
Last year when I was training for the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon it was my first time training in over 5 years. I was surprised how self-conscious I was running. I tugged at my shirt to cover my bum, I didn’t want anyone I knew to see me during the run and I wondered from afar did I look like Phoebe from Friends once did. It was crazy. No one cared, absolutely no one!
With exactly two months to go to the 2017 Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon, mother and daughter duo Mary and Sarah Jane Allen’s training is right on track.
Dubliner Susan Spillane has lost family members to cancer and her brother is currently battling the disease. She will be taking part in the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon this year to raise funds for the Irish Cancer Society.
Rachel and Isabel Brown will be running the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon together on June 5th, it will be their second time competing as they first took part in the event in 2015.
INTERSPORT Elverys’ ambassador for the Vhi Women’s Mini-Marathon, Hayley Coleman, is back once again for her second attempt at taking on the 10K.
I can’t believe it is that time of year again, time to register for the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon. Last year when I took part it was the first time I had regularly run since before my daughter was born in 2011.
Mary and Sarah Jane Allen will be walking this year’s Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon together and their training routine is off to a good start so far.
Julia Lubbock is doing the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon to raise funds for the Irish Society of Prevention of Cruelty to Animal. She tells us why she’s such a fan of the charity.
Preparation for the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon is going well for mother and daughter Rachel and Isabel Brown from Dublin. Isabel, who is a student in Trinity College, is currently training to take part in a powerlifting competition at The Student Intervarsities in two weeks’ time.
For the next 13 weeks we will be following the progress of Team Vhi & Herald as they prepare for the 2017 Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon.
At Nissan, we’re extremely excited to again be associated with what is a hugely popular event in the yearly calendar and are looking forward to burning some rubber – pun intended - in the build-up to the 2017 race which we hope will be a huge success.