Q: What was the best moment (excluding the finish)?
A: The best bit was getting to 20 miles and knowing that I could get under 4 hours for the finish
Q: And the worst moment?
A: Between miles 24-25 - it just went on forever. Only the crowd on the Embankment kept me going and the thought that if I started walking I would never get going again.
Q: The biggest surprise? Or the most memorable moment?
A: I wore my heart rate monitor and for the first time in a race it was showing a reasonable rate but my legs just couldn't go any faster!
Q: What was your goal? And what was your finishing time?
A: My goal was sub 4 hours and I got 3:56:55 Yessss!
Q: What would you do differently? And indeed what was the key to your success?
A: Do more long runs and stick to the training plan. I think I succeeded because mid way through my training programme I switched from 5 days of running to 4 days running and 1 day crosstraining. This significantly lowered injury and time off.
Q: How will you be celebrating?
A: By not running for several days and then setting some new challenges for shorter distances (Marathon - never again!)