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My London Marathon 2014 weekend

My weekend began with Mile End parkrun. I went there to hand out vouchers for the London Marathon Store but was also able to run. This was a great run because a lot of people from far and wide came and did it because of the small race occurring on Sunday! 910 more words

Running

Race Day - The London Marathon 2014 on the Isle of Dogs

Well, all the preparations have been completed, the barriers have been erected and the day of the race arrives.

From early morning , various supporters begin to stake their claim to a section of the course and wait in anticipation. 137 more words

Canary Wharf

HAILE CHALLENGES THE SPORT

Honolulu, Hawaii – Even as the Virgin Money London Marathon features a fearsome field of contenders for its 2014 edition this Sunday morning, former marathon world record holder, and Sunday London pacer, … 1,352 more words

At The Races

A Guide to the London Marathon 2014 on the Isle of Dogs

It is safe to say that although Canary Wharf is often in the news, the rest of the Isle of Dogs is seldom the focus of national and international interest. 540 more words

Canary Wharf

NUMBERING UP BEKELE'S MARATHON DEBUT

After 31 year-old track and cross country champion Keninisa Bekele’s superb marathon debut in Paris today, 2:05:03 — course record, sixth fastest debut in history, fastest first-time marathon ever by a man over 30 — I thought it would be interesting to look ahead by looking back.  603 more words

Opinion

Dancing along after several days off

I ran today after the longest time off I’ve had in months. 7, 8 days? Not sure. Anyway, I felt amazing. I wore a pair of my light racing flats (Skechers GoMeb Speed 2) and went about 5.5 miles. 246 more words

ETHIOPIA: ENDING NEWBORN DEATHS

By Haile Gebrselassie, Save the Children Child Ambassador, two-time Olympic Champion and four-time World Champion.

Ethiopia, my country, is the cradle of humanity. The first stone tools were found here and Lucy, a 3 million year old skeleton and the first Homo sapiens, was found in the village of Hadar, on the southern edge of the Afar triangle. 535 more words

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