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Things To Do Before I Turn 50

  (also known as my "TA-DA" list as opposed to a "to do" list) It was my 49th birthday a few days ago and this got me thinking. Any birthday that ends with a zero always feels a bit like milestone or a landmark and, when I hit the big "five-o" in 2022, I don't want huge parties or celebrations but I would like to have ticked a few things off my low-effort bucket list.   I see these things as a way to improve my mental and physical health, plus a few slightly off-the-wall experiences that would make for great memories.  Start running again and include the following: Lead a C25K group again  Participate in parkrun EVERY week where possible  < ongoing (now parkrun Run Director too) Visit local landmarks whilst running  Train for a long race - building up from 5k > 10k > 10 miles > half marathon, with a couple of longer trail races mixed in  Lose a lot bit of weight Post more on Instagram or give the blog a bit of a reboot < ongoing Look at


Tales of life and stuff in between
Hoarded online and rarely seen.
Included in all my tales and woes
Shall hopefully be some funny little prose.
I like to write, waffle and create
Sharing with you like you're my mate.
Much of my life passes me by,
Yet I try to capture bits on the fly,
Blogging certain events to never forget
Like this... it's caused much sweat
Oh if you like anything you saw then please,
Go forth!! Tell all!!!