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Why today's a significant day in my marathon training

So I have some very exciting news (well for me it’s exciting, probably not so much for you guys lol)

But my lovely hubby has accepted a spot in the London Marathon as part of Team Diabetes UK… 803 more words


Quite a Lot of Nothingness

*taps microphone nervously*  Hello, it’s me.  Remember me?

It’s been a while.  Since I last wrote, friends have completed their missions to become Ironmen, run marathons, and swum obscene distances. 1,481 more words

Ironman Austria

A Virgin London Marathon Acceptance Story

It finally happened… I GOT ACCEPTED INTO THE VIRGIN LONDON MARATHON!!! I couldn’t be more excited than the moment I came in from work to find that congratulatory magazine laying on my doormat, it was probably one of my more (shamefully) exciting life moments. 298 more words


Ready, Steady, Go!!

I am using a training program in preparation for the half marathon in December.  This is a first for me and there are a multitude of options out there to choose from – trust me I have researched extensively. 196 more words


Tales of a Marathon Virgin....

So this year I turned 27 and made a promise to myself…this is the year that I’ll run my first marathon. I’ve done a few half marathons in the past and this is the next natural challenge for me to progress my running. 123 more words


Watch out, Mo!

I probably need to point out at this stage that I am no Mo Farah!!!

I am a 42 year old, reasonably fit and healthy, regular female.  570 more words


A Taper Too Far!

The link to my latest blog post can be found here.  It started off being about the perhaps too relaxed pace of my taper into this Sunday’s Royal Parks Half Marathon and then rambled off in other directions.   26 more words