Its many people dream to run the streets of london (including my own). I yet again have been turned down and i was so up set as really wanted to do it for the charity that helps me with my child by giving me rest bite even if its a couple of hours. I usually run in this time to de stress.
I believe to make things fair you should only be offered a ballot place every 5 years, especially as scrapped the 6th year deffo in. In the mean time if people want to run then they should do it for charity. People who say got in 1,2,3 years on a trot and likes of thousands of others who getting up set with rejection. Once every 5 years is not being greedy and give the oppotunity to others who may want to do it for personal reasons.
Im sorry but still up set as had my heart set on it but looks like i be having may half term in scotland. All i want to do is say thank-you for all they done for my son and small charitys need funding.
Don't forget there are other marathons, Yes London is well known there all the same distance, look at one of them instead.
Lisa, if you really want to raise the money for your charity then do it through another marathon. Edinburgh lacks the crowds but a marathon is a marathon no matter where its held. If you want the 'big' event why not do the GNR?
Sussex Runner (NLR) wrote (see)
Hard work and a sub 3.45 gets you in. Do you really want it?
I think running london marathon and raising money for your charity are two seperate issues...............if you want to raise money for the charity there a million and one ways of doing that including running other marathons...................
so no need to link that to your own personal desire for running London.........yes you want to do it so either just wait for your lucky time..........or train for aGFA time.
Good luck with both challenges
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