Showing posts from July, 2011

NEW - donate by text!

Exciting news - you can now donate to the Big Alps Run by text! Just text ALPS70 £5 to 70070 to send a fiver straight to the charity. You can choose any amount - £1, 2, 3, 4, 5 or 10.

Mad Sunday

This weekend has nearly been a de-ja-vous of one a couple of years ago, when I wrote "This country has been busy achieving in the field of sporting endevour this weekend, with Lewis Hamilton returning to the podium after a disastrous first half of the F1 season, Mark Cavendish destroying the competition to win on the Champs-Elysees and Bradley Wiggins finishing 4th in the Tour de France. The main arena of athletic excellence this weekend however, was of course the Pudsey 10k." The only difference was that after a fall on stage 7 of this years Tour, Bradley Wiggins is at home with a broken collarbone... Hamilton has not had a great start to the F1 season, but managed to win in Germany to put himself back into vague contention, although perhaps only for second place in the championship after Sebastian Vettel's spectacular run of results this year! Cavendish again won on the Champs-Elysees, his fifth stage win this year. This year though, he also finally won the