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Training for Edinburgh: Week 1

I caught the running bug at the beginning of 2016 (like so many others!) and have been busily setting myself new targets ever since… I’ve now run a couple of 10K events, four half-marathons (more on these later) and a handful of 5K Park-runs. 196 more words


Two days after writing my last blog, I received an email from the Virgin London Marathon. I knew it was bad news as soon as I saw the notification. 567 more words

Race report - Edinburgh Marathon

I ran a marathon. There’s nothing particularly remarkable about that statement. It’s a long run and, although a feat of endurance not to be undertaken lightly, in the US alone, each year, more than half a million people complete the vaunted 26.2 mile distance. 933 more words


"Then everything went black" - The Edinburgh Marathon

I almost didn’t start the Edinburgh Marathon, faltering before the starting gun had even been lifted. I had been battling a pretty nasty stomach bug leading up to the race and knew that even if I did make the race I would be running on empty. 923 more words


EMF2017: Race report -Another marathon mess

1 June 2017

A warm Sunday 28th May began at 05:30 and after 16 weeks of training it was time to get ready for the Edinburgh marathon, my second attempt at a marathon and the first I’ve really worked at. 1,220 more words

Marathon Training

Running for CHAS

In 2017 I’m taking part in a lot of challenges to raise money for Cats Protection (you can see a full list of challenges here… 235 more words


Race Report: Edinburgh Marathon

Edinburgh marathon was completed yesterday after the worst build up I’ve ever had for a race! The key difficulty came in the fact that Brighton marathon was 7 weeks ago, but somehow I had to get a decent block of training in whilst recovering well from the race. 650 more words

Marathon Training