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Race Review: Edinburgh Marathon

Edinburgh Marathon

… a member’s personal view

(A huge thank you to our lovely Chairman, Ian Watson, for writing this review! -Nikki)

At last year’s Quiz/Bake-Off night, I was the lucky person whose name was drawn out of the hat (to the predictable chorus of “Fix! 1,359 more words

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My new blog

Thank you for taking the time to visit my site. This is something that I’ve been meaning to do for a while and I am excited to share my experiences in a little bit more detail with you. 341 more words

Edinburgh Marathon

running in EDINBURGH

So I’ve been on a little blogging hiatus for the past couple of weeks because I’ve been being a busy bee in the real world, including completing my uni degree (!), running a half marathon and running off to Greece for some sunshine. 378 more words


Two marathons in six weeks...

This is how my 2016 started, or at least the training part was anyway. “Why two?” I hear you ask. Well a couple of reasons really… 419 more words

Edinburgh Marathon

Edinburgh Marathon 2016 - Marathon Personal Best

This weekend I ran the Edinburgh Marathon and somehow came away with a completely unexpected personal best time of 3h27:07.

Going into the race I had talked about a knee injury and how it had stopped me training properly. 1,024 more words

Running with Ben - The 401 Challenge

Meet Ben Smith, the man who is currently just over half way of his challenge to run 401 marathons in 401 days, raising £250k for two fantastic charities ‘Stonewall’ and ‘Kidscape’, working tirelessly to combat bullying in our schools and society.   128 more words

Edinburgh Marathon 2016

I’ll save the juicy detail that is the finishing time until the end of the report…

Back to the beginning. I had a pretty rubbish sleep the night before the race, not nervousness but more my brain just not switching off. 1,818 more words