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London Marathon Runners and Supporters Thread

Posted: 30/03/2015 at 17:02
Happy memories of a year ago! 17 miles was a difficult time for me and I was so happy to see the balloons at Mudchute, the hug and encouraging words from Super Caz helped me on my way. Thankyou! X
No VMLM for me this year but Windermere instead...

Shades Marathon Training

Posted: 23/01/2015 at 16:24
((Big G)) I have just had quick look at the thread and I am so shocked by your news. I am very sorry for your loss. So sad and tragic. You and Stephs family are in my prayers.
Been unwell on and off since new year. Managing a few gentle runs but hope to build that up soon.
Hope everyone else is ok.

Shades Marathon Training

Posted: 23/12/2014 at 15:22

I am just doing last minute packing etc before heading south tomorrow to celebrate Christmas with my family. I wanted to wish you all a happy and peaceful Christmas. ((Big G)) you are especially in my thoughts.

Thank you so much everyone for all your kind words and support this year. It has meant a lot to me

Must remember to pack my run stuff....

Shades Marathon Training

Posted: 17/12/2014 at 23:10
Hi there, some good running. I love running at this time of year. Time for me in all the business. I don't mind the cold but hate the dark so restricts the times I can run. Managed 6 miles on Monday with my friend. Rested for couple of days as my toe with the constant black toe nail is very painful. Booked doctor's appointment tomorrow to have it checked out. Hope to resume running soon.

Shades Marathon Training

Posted: 07/12/2014 at 17:36
Congratulations Moore and Emmy and Mowser. Sorry you had such a horrible drive home. Lovely place to scatter ashes.
Congrats to Annie, SK and little SK on park runs and 5 miles race. The mention of feeling restless made me smile as 5 miles was a distance I could only dream of a few years ago and now it is a shortish run
Thanks my daughter is on the mend and back to school tomorrow.
I haven't run today as I dropped our heavy leaf sucker on my foot. V painful and hurt to run but better now

Shades Marathon Training

Posted: 04/12/2014 at 06:48
Hi there!
Not been round much. I am very busy and also looking after very poorly daughter who has tonsillitis. Fitting in runs when I can. Went out early yesterday and was rewarded by the most beautiful clear sky of stars
Welcome Anniesophie. Congratulations to you and SK on your awards.
Moore brilliant double.
MF congratulations on another marathon. Love your reports.
Mowser think you ran a marathon last weekend too. Congratulations.
Big G seems like you had a good birthday with family and friends but very tough for you (())

Shades Marathon Training

Posted: 29/11/2014 at 16:36
((Big G)) very tough for you, these anniversaries and Christmas especially hard. Good you will be with family and friends x
Well done on your park run. I plan to volunteer for the next one we can do. Tailrunner would be the role I would like. Though recently our slowest runner was 38 minutes and I am only 5 minutes off that!
All best to MF, Moore and others racing this weekend.
Had a few nice runs this week. Just keeping things ticking over.

Shades Marathon Training

Posted: 25/11/2014 at 06:52
Big G, sounds like a good group to join x sorry about your experience registering.

Mowser you are amazing! What a tough marathon. You did brilliantly

Nice couple of runs for me this week. "fast" 5 miles with my friend yesterday and 3 this morning.

Shades Marathon Training

Posted: 22/11/2014 at 12:51
Daughter and I completed our 10th park run today. She gave it her all in difficult conditions under foot and I am very proud of her she then drove all the way home via the supermarket! She has passed her theory and plans to take practical in new year.
Clag know what you mean lots of people ask if my marathons are as long as London! I did run it last year through the ballot and it was a great experience.

Shades Marathon Training

Posted: 15/11/2014 at 20:56
MF thankyou so much for sharing your marathon story, I was gripped from start to finish. So descriptive and moving. Congratulations! You did brilliantly
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