Time: 4:06Best moment - Seeing my wife and son shouting encouragement on the Embankment. I would have cried if I had the energy.Worst moment - The last 800 metres felt like 800 miles.Biggest surprise - Being overtaken by Uncle Bulgaria, two bottles of beer, 3 chickens and Elvi...
Time: 4:10Best moment - crossing Tower Bridge running along the middle of it Worst moments freezing on Blackheath then miles 22 - 24 Biggest surprise -size of crowds despite the weather and seeing old neighbours in Bermondsey cheering me on Goal - apart from finishing, 4.00-4.3...
Time: 4:26My first time and I did all the training - but on the day in the full field of runners it is harder than it looks. The first 22 miles were ok but the final 4 were purgatory, just putting one foot in front of another to finally see around the Mall corner... the Golden Ga...
Time: 4:51Many thanks to the 11min/mile pacer starting at the blue start. I was doing well untill about 19 to 20 mile mark and then I hit the wall, well I think it was. My legs went solid and could hardly move them, but I had another sachet of Lucozade Sport and after about a hal...
Time not givenHit the wall at mile one and never recovered, only racing my clubmate kept me going.Hoped he would start walking at mile 23 so I could put a consoling arm around his shoulder and we could both walk in together, but he kept going... Overtook him in the last mile came...
Time not givenThis was my first FLM and I sincerely hope I will be back again next year!The organisation was marvellous and the supporters must be the best in theworld. Did they come from 'rent a good crowd'? The best bit for me was aftermile 25 when I thought I had missed my fam...
Time: 4:14This was the most amazing event I have ever had the pleasure of takingpart in, it was such a wonderful occasion and fantastic support fromstart to finish.It was mine (& Mrs Chuff's) first marathon and the memories will stay withus forever
to lower my sights to 10min/miles, more suitable to an aged virgin marathon runner.My wife proud, daughter astonished but full of admiration, but I have only one problem. I promised wife this was a one off event for me. Yet another lie she will eventually
, and how I managed to run the courseexactly as Runners World described on the websiteGoal-to finish under 4 hours. Finishing time of 3 hours and 41 minutes!Differences-none-it couldn't have gone any better for my first marathon!Celebration-A shed load
Time not given18 months ago I couldn't bend down and tie up my shoelaces, yesterday I RAN THE LONDON MARATHON!!!!!! I'm still cuddly but limping into school today and having year 6 offer to help me down the stairs because they were proud of me - all
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