September 2019

Ruth takes on Sweatember

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Ruth Perez-Merino

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I'm taking on Sweatember to raise money for Cancer Research UK, please support me.

This September, I’m taking on Sweatember, exercising every day of the month to raise money for Cancer Research UK. I'm not a huge sporty person and most often than not (in fact... always) choose a nap over the gym so please help to keep me motivated by sponsoring me! Cancer is truly horrendous and far too many people that I love and care for are affected by it daily. I'm lucky enough to work in an environment where I see the amazing technological and medical advances of Cancer Research.. Please help me continue the fight!

It's going to be tough exercising every day especially working 13hr shifts! The plan is to walk more and use the stairs more on work days.. This should add up to around 20, 000 steps on those days! In between shifts I'm hoping to mix it up by jogging (restarting Couch to 5k), doing online exercise videos and perhaps the odd exercise class here and there. I will post a schedule closer to the time and post proof as much as I am able!

If you want to join in the let me know and we can fundraise and train as a team 😊 if you rather watch from the sidelines.. Please donate. It would really mean a lot to me.

Thank you xx Ruthie

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Mr Steven Haddock



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Ruth Perez-Merino


Day 2. I jumped straight into week 6 of Couch to 5km and ran for 18 minutes. It wasn't easy but I did it! I've done Couch to 5km (C25k) in the past and it takes 9 weeks to complete it. I jumped straight to week 6 because I thought it would be bigger challenge specially if I'm to run at least 5km without stopping/walking by the time this challenge is over!


Kate Finch



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Well done Ruth.. Keep up the good work xxxx

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Ruth Perez-Merino


Yesterday was my Day 1 of Sweatember... The first day of a full 30 days of exercising every day! 22,000 steps = 15.5km of walking! It's harder than it sounds! Try it with me! I started the challenge a little late as I had tonsillitis but I'm fully recovered and ready to go!

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So... Today was supposed to be the 1st day of Sweatember. The first day of my exercise-every-day-of-the-month challenge for Cancer Research. But instead I am in the depths of tonsillitis and migraines and hardly able to get out of bed never mind exercise 😢. I WILL do this challenge for a month...I may just need to start a little later when I'm fully recovered and make Sweatember run into Sportober. I'm very sad about it but if anyone would like to give me a little boost of motivation and sponsor me please below... See you on the other side 😢


Matt Croasdale



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Awesome and inspiring! Good luck :)

Total raised£35.00



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