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The London Marathon

It has taken me days to finally be able to sit down and put my London Marathon experience into words. I have never experienced child birth myself, but I can only imagine this is how marathon training and the day itself compares. 1,664 more words


Unscheduled Start

When I decided to start this blog, I wrote my first post which was scheduled to be posted on my Birthday, Wednesday 26th April.  I wrote it in advance and scheduled it to post just as ‘ 519 more words


Something For The Weekend - London Marathon Special

It’s nice to listen to music to get us ready for a run or to keep us going during a run so I thought it would be good to share some tunes that we can add to our playlist, maybe songs by artists we wouldn’t normally listen to or simply tunes we’d forgotten about. 251 more words


Vitality North London Half Marathon - Last Big Race Before London Marathon

Vitality North London Half Marathon – was my last big race in preparation for London Marathon I am running and fundraising for NSPCC – a children’s charity fighting to end child abuse ( 267 more words


London Marathon - 68 Days to go...

Time seems to be slipping through my fingers at this point and although I am now up to 12 miles, it has not been easy.  I am still running 3 times a week.  555 more words


Lemsips and Race Disasters...

I’m sitting here in bed with a pile of soggy, discarded tissues to my left, and an empty paracetamol packet balancing perilously next to the remnants of a cup of tea and half a slice of sad old toast. 1,214 more words


VLM Training -96 Days to go...

My training so far for the Virgin London Marathon has not gone to plan…. The latter part of last year I found myself with hip niggles and required a steroid jab in the joint.   593 more words