Who are Chafing The Dream?

Hey there!

Thanks for stumbling across this website, written jointly by Adam and Fran as we journey towards our first Half Marathon Run!!

Now whilst this site is mainly a comical guide through our aches and pains as we run: it has a much stronger and heartfelt foundation. We are raising money for Help4Heroes…and we need your help!

Don't worry kids, the sweet 70's fro has loooooong gone.

Don’t worry kids, the sweet 70’s fro has loooooong gone.

Who Are this Crazy Pair?

Fran and I were brought up surrounded by the British Armed Forces: our fathers both served (although mine now retired!) in the Army. We have been fortunate enough to have met, and lived amongst, some of the most extraordinary people imaginable. And as a result we have decided to dedicate our Cardiff Half Marathon run to Help4Heroes.

And hopefully (legs willing!) future marathons too!!

We even colour co-ordinate. Expect Matching running gear!!

We swear, we do other things than drink... ish.

We swear, we do other things than drink… ish.

How Adam ends most of his runs ...

Although the name of our page is a bit of running banter (we had to inspire your attention somehow!) our cause is very serious.

This site is dedicated to our journey in support of Help For Heroes;

Our mission is to deliver an enduring national network of support for our wounded and their families. We will inspire and enable those who have made sacrifices on our behalf to achieve their full potential.

         [Cited: http://www.helpforheroes.org.uk/how-we-help/index.html ]

For more detailed information on our charity, check out the H4H website from our Home Page. 

So How Can You Help?

See I told you the Mullet had gone...[Success!]

See I told you the Mullet had gone…[Success!]

Donating through JustGiving is simple, fast and totally secure. Your details are safe with JustGiving – they’ll never sell them on or send unwanted emails. Once you donate, they’ll send your money directly to the charity (sounds too good to be true right?). Well fear not, it is the most efficient way to donate – saving time and cutting costs for the charity!

You can find our JustGiving page at: https://www.justgiving.com/AandF-Scrambled-Legs-and-Achin

Please take 5 minutes to have a browse. Our fundraising is in memory of all those we have had the privilege of meeting, and to those who may need our support in the future.

So please DIG DEEP and donate now!

We hope you enjoy this site and laugh at our attempts to become the next Paula Radcliffe (minus the toilet dilemma’s) of Britain.

Feel free to leave MULTIPLE comments (we’re social addicts!) and drop us a fair few tweets at @AdRosser and @MinersFrancesa

So What are you waiting for?? Get #ChafingTheDream with us!!

Adam 🙂

(the better [more aerodynamic post-mullet] runner … just don’t tell Fran!)


2 thoughts on “Who are Chafing The Dream?

  1. Oh my! As if your blog name wasn’t funny enough, you just had to insert a Paula Radcliffe joke in there!
    I can’t wait to see what you guys come up with next.
    No pressure 😉

    • Haha thanks Suzan! We’re trying are hardest to keep you entertained while we’re #chafingthedream: pressure on! I’m glad you enjoyed the Radcliffe moment 😉 lovely blog at WelcomeToTheNuthouse by the way, it definitely inspired our blog. Have a lovely day, keep up the good running 🙂

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