Miles for Smiles in Dubai is now just 27 days away. Training schedules have been thrown into chaos by the inevitable late nights and excess consumption of last week’s TFWA World Exhibition in Cannes and earlier boasts about reduced times in this second travel retail 10k ‘fun run’ event are having to be hastily revised.
And so we’re off again… Following the fantastic success of the first travel retail industry ‘Miles for Smiles’ fund-raising run in Dubai late last year, the event will be repeated on 21 November at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel. For the uninitated, Miles for Smiles is divided into two events, 10k and 5k, allowing participants to run
The phoney war is over, the side-bets have been laid. And the sponsorship – a remarkable sum, understood to be well north of US$150,000 – has been raised. Yes Saturday is Miles for Smiles day – the big 5k/10k run/walk/crawl that has attracted over 55 runners from around the world and across the travel retail
This Blog is a tale of fortitude, foolhardiness and frozen peas (above). And it had all been going so well… Saturday, November 8, London, 07.15 The big trial has arrived. My first attempt at 10k, exactly two weeks before the big Miles for Smiles fund-raising run in Dubai. If I can do it today, I can
15 days to go till the big Miles for Smiles fund-raising 10k run in Dubai. It’s time to get serious. The training regime has been seriously disrupted by two weeks of travel – a week in Cannes followed by a quick flit to Asia to watch the mighty All Blacks beat the Aussies in Hong
“I won’t back down, no I won’t back down You can stand me up at the gates of hell But I won’t back down’ – ‘I won’t back down’ – Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne There’s just six weeks to go till the Miles for Smiles 10k fund-raising run in Dubai on behalf of cleft
It was that last half mile that did for me, and the extra weight… The Moodie Report knows all about looming deadlines, we live under their guillotine-like effect every day of the week. But one has been looming rather more worryingly than all the others – despite, by our standards, being a long way off. It’s the