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What have you done today to make you feel proud?

10:07am Thursday 22nd March 2012

WHAT have you done today to make you feel proud?

Nauru Olympic visit makes Kendal 'part of The Games'

3:52pm Monday 8th August 2011

DURING the next five weeks chairman of Kendal Judo Club Peter Holme will use my blog to discuss the training programme of a group of boxers from the South Pacific at Kendal Dojo

Castle Hill test for Nauru boxers

9:52am Monday 1st August 2011

DURING the next five weeks chairman of Kendal Judo Club Peter Holme will use my blog to discuss the training programme of a group of boxers from the South Pacific at Kendal Dojo.

Olympics: One year to go - and I just can't wait!

6:00am Wednesday 27th July 2011

I'M so excited and I just can't hide it - Just one year to go now until the Olympics get under way in London.

Dojo boxing night raises almost £2,000 for Nauruan boxers

10:49am Tuesday 26th July 2011

DURING the next five weeks chairman of Kendal Judo Club Peter Holme will use my blog to discuss the training programme of a group of boxers from the South Pacific at Kendal Dojo.

Nauru boxers come up against Tongan opponents in Liverpool

10:43am Tuesday 26th July 2011

DURING the next five weeks chairman of Kendal Judo Club Peter Holme will use my blog to discuss the training programme of a group of boxers from the South Pacific at Kendal Dojo.

Close shave for Nauru boxers on tour of Lake District

The Westmorland Gazette: Joseph Deireragea has a close shave at Ed's Hairdressing

10:33am Thursday 14th July 2011

DURING the next five weeks chairman of Kendal Judo Club Peter Holme will use my blog to discuss the training programme of a group of boxers from the South Pacific at Kendal Dojo.

Southpaws offers new test to Nauru boxers

The Westmorland Gazette: Nauru boxers train on Scout Scar

12:02pm Monday 11th July 2011

DURING the next five weeks chairman of Kendal Judo Club Peter Holme will use my blog to discuss the training programme of a group of boxers from the South Pacific at Kendal Dojo.

Nauru boxers' media interest helps language barriers

The Westmorland Gazette: Gazette reporter Patrick O'Kane interviews Colin Caleb

11:28am Thursday 7th July 2011

DURING the next five weeks chairman of Kendal Judo Club Peter Holme will use my blog to discuss the training programme of a group of boxers from the South Pacific at Kendal Dojo.

Nauru group arrive in Kendal to give Olympic boost to boxing hopefuls

The Westmorland Gazette: Nauru boxers arrive in Kendal and meet the mayor and mayoress

12:11pm Tuesday 5th July 2011

DURING the next five weeks chairman of Kendal Judo Club Peter Holme will use my blog to discuss the training programme of a group of boxers from the South Pacific at Kendal Dojo.

Bursting with pride over Bowness' Olympic torch news

7:58am Thursday 19th May 2011

MY excitement at Wednesdays's announcement that Bowness would host an overnight stop for the Olympic Torch Relay could not be held back as I bounced into the office.

Marathon buzz has Patrick chomping at the bit for another crack at London

10:34am Tuesday 19th April 2011

IT is really hard to describe just how I'm feeling two days after completing Sunday's Virgin London Marathon!

PMA to take me all the way!

5:58pm Sunday 10th April 2011

AS the final week of my marathon build up begins I found myself looking back over previous training blogs earlier, and I now know what my goal has to be next Sunday - Just get around and collect the medal!

Agony and Ecstasy awaits with just 14 days to go!

10:25pm Sunday 3rd April 2011

WITH just two weeks to go until the London Marathon I am resting up, knowing I have at least one medal in the bag.

Ice bath signals entry to the marathon's final furlong

9:31pm Sunday 27th March 2011

AS most of the sporting world gears up for the Aintree Grand National in two week's time I find myself entering the final furlong in my London Marathon quest.

Disheartened by injury, but final countdown gets underway

7:37pm Sunday 13th March 2011

WELL I was always due to have a bad day in my marathon training and today was just that!

Don't stop me now: Kneesy does it as I avoid 'a Paula'

The Westmorland Gazette: Paddy as Freddie Mercury on Friday night

7:27pm Sunday 6th March 2011

AFTER 17 weeks of training I finally feel like I am getting somewhere with my aim to complete the marathon.

PB run helps marathon build up as epilepsy sufferer reveals 'invisible' condition

4:39pm Sunday 27th February 2011

WOW! That is all I can really say about today's 10 mile race in Maryport.

Food for thought as gym assessment classes me as 'normal'

4:39pm Sunday 20th February 2011

WE are fast approaching race day now and things are looking a bit shaky this week.

First outing in Epilepsy Society vest sparks huge adrenaline rush

The Westmorland Gazette: Sponsor Patrick's marathon effort

8:17pm Sunday 13th February 2011

THE last week has been quite a nervy one for me as I edged closer to my first 15 mile run as the London marathon draws ever nearer.

Marathon update: The motivation behind my training

8:58pm Sunday 23rd January 2011

ANOTHER week over and I don't think I've ever ran so much in my life, I have clocked up a staggering 36 miles in the last eight days!

Marathon run 'still to be proven' but I'll show them!

11:15pm Sunday 16th January 2011

IT'S been another busy week on the marathon front with things finally starting to fall into place.

Making the best of a bad situation with fell running and chocolate

8:22pm Sunday 9th January 2011

WELL what a week it has been! Just 14 weeks to go to the big marathon day now - eeeek!

Festivities put running on backburner but marathon push starts here!

1:11pm Wednesday 29th December 2010

I RETURNED to work on Monday after four days in Northern Ireland for the Christmas period and all I could think about was how I should have been out running.

The snow must go on....

5:27pm Monday 6th December 2010

THE last two weeks have provided a bit of a mixed bag when it comes to my training.

Celebrity news adds glamour to marathon preparation

The Westmorland Gazette: Celebrity news adds glamour to marathon preparation

5:49pm Tuesday 16th November 2010

AS many of you know I have now been in training for the Virgin London Marathon for two and a half weeks, and my how the excitement is building!

Marathon adventure starts as winter descends on Kendal

7:32pm Tuesday 2nd November 2010

OVER the next five months I am going to be keeping a training blog of my first ever London Marathon, due to take place in April.

Join me on the Olympic bandwagon as London Games move ever closer

10:44am Monday 2nd August 2010

THE countdown to the Olympics is in full swing now with just under two years until the London Games begin.

Beer and cake or happy camper - you decide!

12:33pm Friday 9th July 2010

SO, 62 of the 64 World Cup games have been played and still I am unclear who will lift the Jules Rimet Trophy.

Uruguayans up for the cup!

2:01pm Friday 2nd July 2010

WELL this has been an interesting World Cup hasn't it and with the quarter-finals set to start today, Friday, I think a few more shocks are on the cards.

England 'til I die

7:45pm Sunday 27th June 2010

Well I'm not really sure what to say in response to England's abysmal exit from the World Cup.

Jermainia or Germania?

12:44pm Thursday 24th June 2010

Well what a testing week it has been to be an England fan.

Cilla casts surprise spell on World Cup

7:12pm Friday 18th June 2010

Life is full, full of surprises, and this week, Cilla has brought her magic to the World Cup.

A summer of discontent

5:23pm Thursday 17th June 2010

I'm usually a glass half full type of guy but in the last few days my love of sport has thrown up an interesting scenario.



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