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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

Buy Concert Tickets And Support Community Partnerships

If you're thinking of buying One Direction concert tickets for a family night out or have a penchant for Justin Bieber tickets then you might want to visit StubHub!  The tickets on the website are ones that have been bought by fans but, for one reason or another, cannot attend the event.

Stubhub is owned by Ebay and they pulled together a fabulous "record breaking" infographic that I saw shared on the Kate Takes 5 blog a while back.  They launched in the UK in December 2011 and provide fans with a guaranteed safe place to buy tickets to the theatre and concert events.  There's even a Google Chrome extension that I've seen recommended on the Google Chrome blog for purchasing sports event tickets.  

You might want to take a look at their ethical policy which details their community partnerships section.  It's great to see that engagement and empowerment for deserving youth organisations is being rolled out in the UK too.

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