Do you ever have those moments in life when something incredible actually happens to you and you are so happy. That happened to me. I won the Great North Run* despite going the wrong way at the finish, was given a prize of £10,000 and beat Steve Ovett, Seb Coe, Liz McColgan and Yvonne Murray in the process. My Grandad was there and said, “this makes all the years I spent in athletics worthwhile.”
Then I woke up. I was devastated!
*Not that I ever had any aspirations to win the Great North Run I would much rather have won the Olympics for no prize money – but it didn’t half feel good!