and family - printed out by the organizers and delivered to our tent every night - were our only link to the outside world. Words of encouragement tended to make light of the ordeal we were going through: "You're only 13 hours behind the legendary Mohamad
that snakes through a lush green landscape dotted with small farms. The area around Iten is Kenya’s breadbasket. Many of the runners who make it big by winning European marathons come from farming families in the area. Today the locals are walking to church
from friends and family. I'm bib 919 if you want to send me a few words of encouragement.
-marathon makes it a great family event, with both races starting at the same time. Race website: www.omdiedam.co.za Two Oceans Marathon 56K & Half-Marathon (March/April) 2009 Date: April 11The Two Oceans Marathon claims to be the world’s most scenic race
to miss school on that day as I hated it so much." She did enjoy family walking holidays though and says her love of the mountains drew her to the Lake District in her 20s when she discovered fell running. With her early aversion to running long forgotten
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