that. I will be back next year hopefully - I hope to get sub-5:00 and hopefully my husband will join me too. I think I have inspired him!It was a great day, and a great thing to be part of! Well done to everyone who took part. I hope that LOTTIE (I
Its great to see how many first-time marathoners were running the Virgin London Marathon. I was one too. A guy who at 58 has only been running two years, prior to which I'd been a couch potato for 20 years! Even when my girls got me running and I got into half- marathons, I'd a...
I was lucky enough to get into the VLM this year through the ballot system, but I still decided to raise money for Breast Cancer Campaign as my cousin sadly died from the disease in March.My training went like clockwork and I religiously did every scheduled run - even through the...
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I first applied to run the London Marathon 27 years ago, then 15 years ago. Six years ago, I made the decision that I would keep on applying until I got in as I’d heard that if you applied six years in a row, you’d automatically get a place. Last October, I eagerly awaited my a...
Wow! For someone usually not short of a few words, I'm not sure where to start!My marathon journey started just over a year ago when I entered (as a total non-runner) the Welwyn Garden City Race For Life 5K to raise money and to support our family free who was battling with breas...
I did it, I finished the Virgin London Marathon. It took me 6:38:12 but I succeeded.I had been inspired by a motivational speaker, Miles Hilton-Barber, back in October 2008. His talk made me want to push my personal boundaries. I have a 50th birthday looming and I wanted to mark...
This was my first ever marathon and it was the best running event I have ever taken part in. The race, however, did not go as planned. I spent nine months training, completing two 17-mile runs and a 20-mile road race five weeks before (3:19) as well as a few half-marathons. I t...
Where and when? Saturday, September, 27, Harwich, Essex.What is it? If you’re looking for an event with a more European flavour, this might fit the bill. With more than 500 runners making the trip from Holland, Belgium and Germany, the Discovery
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