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#LondonMarathon 2014 - Done.

I can’t believe it’s all over! We did it. I did it! The Virgin Money London Marathon 2014…

I’ll try not to repeat any of the stuff Graeme mentioned yesterday but as I sit with a glass of vino, I wanted to round up in my own words what Sunday April 13 2014 was like, and how I’m feeling now. 2,279 more words



***Warning*** This post may be excessively long….

The big day has been and gone, and it was one of the most fun, emotional, painful, humbling, weird things I have ever done. 2,600 more words


London Marathon 2014

Well Sunday was an epic day. We headed off early so we could get a good spot along Embankment, with a packed lunch each and a backpack full of jelly babies. 643 more words


London Marathon

Great Bentley had yet another great weekend of racing, with successes at both Colchester Castle Parkrun and the London Marathon.
The Blue Vests hit London en masse for the Marathon, with some 15 runners taking part, many of whom ran their best times despite the heat. 227 more words

Race Reports

My London Marathon experience

The Virgin London Marathon day has now been and gone, six months of complete lifestyle change to train, all over in a few hours.

The amazing atmosphere began the moment I stepped out of my hotel room where I saw a fellow marathoner, then another, then another. 1,117 more words

Marathon Training

Double Trouble: Two Marathons, One Week

Double Trouble: Two Marathons, one week.


Let’s get this straight, I’ve never been a fan of marketing materials being pushed in to my face. It’s what I had been dreading about the London Marathon for well over 11 months and what stopped me from entering beforehand. 519 more words

The Greatest Marathon Of All?

The London Marathon was first held on 29th March 1981 with 20,000 people wanting to run, 7,747 were accepted. 6,255 completed the route.

From the outset the marathon has been popular and continues to grow each year. 347 more words