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What the heck have I done??? Fat Jay Slim's London Marathon back story

So a few months ago, whilst sat pigging out on an Indian takeaway with friends we discussed the possibility of doing a 5k run with our kids. 637 more words

Marathon Training

Goodbye London, Hello Stirling

It’s that time of year again where the majority of people up and down the country have been whipped up into a frenzy of excitement and nerves awaiting the results of the… 550 more words


So this has happened...

I think I only enter the London Marathon ballot because there’s so little chance of being successful, it’s never going to happen, is it. Especially if you’ve already been lucky before. 766 more words


The Instant Camaraderie of Runners

I know you’ve all watched it by now. Or if you’re like me, you’ve watched it about 40 times. The moment Swansea Harriers’ Matt Rees stopped 200m from the end of the London Marathon to help David Wyeth from Chorlton Runners reach the finish line. 581 more words

Virgin Money London Marathon 2017 - The One I ran for NSPCC

The idea of running London Marathon has always been a dream, but getting a ballot place is almost impossible. This year I have decided to join the Salesforce marathon team and run for NSPCC. 503 more words


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


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