Having taken part in the Great Midlands Fun Run for the first time last year, I'm really excited that this year I will be joined by a team of Pregnancy Sickness Support trustees, volunteers and their families. The trustee team were so keen to register that the Midlands contingent headed down to the official launch and were some of the first people to sign up! Other trustees are coming from as far afield as Devon and Cornwall to take part - that's dedication for you!
The charity run takes place on Sunday 4th June, starting in the centre of Sutton Coldfield before snaking through beautiful Sutton Park for most of the 8.5 mile course. This is the first time the charity has entered a team and I was delighted to get some publicity in the local paper, the Sutton Coldfield Observer, this week.
As the article says, it would be fantastic if we could have a 30-strong team taking part for Pregnancy Sickness Support and, by my reckoning, we are well on the way to that figure. Don't worry if 8.5 miles sounds a bit daunting - you don't have to run, in fact plenty of people walk the whole way. There is always a fantastic atmosphere with lots of families, walkers and people in fancy dress taking part alongside the more serious runners. It really is a great event for everyone, whatever your ability.