My husband ran the race. In training, just about everything for months had gone to plan. He set off strong. The family saw him at mile 12 and he looked good and happy - he was aiming for four hours. We were all waiting on Birdcage Walk, banners and balloons blowing in the wind. F...
Saturday started early, with a big breakfast and a lift to the train station to meet my running partner Frizzer. This would be the first time that I had been to London as an adult, and I was as excited as a kid at Christmas!We dropped our bags
.I decided to run the London Marathon this year after speaking to the CLDF Chief Executive at a memorial service last summer. It seemed a fitting time to run again to raise money for them, as it would be the fifth anniversary of Ellen's death. Luckily for me
. I finished in 37:30 and when I returned eight weeks later I improved my time by over two minutes.My next goal was a 10K race and while researching 10K runs, I stumbled across the registration for the 2012 London Marathon and, on a whim, applied for a
Celebrating the fact that I had won a place via the public ballot, I had trained hard to achieve a sub-4:00 time. I was overjoyed at recording two half-marathons during the training both under 1:50. A few minor injuries over the 16 weeks were nursed
Date: April 22 2012Race no. 41543Finishing Time: 3:57:42So many people have supported the Lauren Page Trust which I ran for last Sunday, I thought I might take the opportunity to let you know how the day went while thanking you for your donations
Yesterday I completed the Virgin London Marathon. I have so much more to say about the whole experience that I really don’t know where to start.Sod it, I’ll launch straight into the race itself which didn’t entirely go to plan! To set some context
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