Follow my journey to my very first 26.2

27 Feb 2018
February 27, 2018

London Baby, I’m a Marathon Runner!

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April 23rd, 2017 – a grey start in London.  The forecast was pretty good, not too hot and not too cold, just right in fact for a 26.2 mile run as far as I could tell.  That’s all it is, just a long run, at least that’s what I was telling myself, and It happens to.. read more →

March – the month of the long runs! It’s been my highest mileage month to date and there have been highs and lows.  The more I have run though the stronger I have become mentally as well as physically.  I even managed to bag a half marathon personal best at Weymouth and I have completed.. read more →

I can’t believe we are in March already!  I’m so pleased that the dark evenings are almost behind us for now, it’s the month that things start to come to life and the clocks go forwards. YAY to that!  February didn’t start off too well.  I would have racked up more mileage if it wasn’t for the.. read more →

01 Feb 2017
February 1, 2017

Journey to London Marathon – January

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I don’t know about you but I do find January to be one of the hardest months in terms of getting going again after the Christmas break.  The empty wallet and the generally dreary weather and dark nights, but that is behind us now, the nights are drawing out slowly and the buds on the.. read more →

21 Oct 2016
October 21, 2016

Benchmark time, can I still run?

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From someone who has done virtually no running other than the odd bimble in the summer, I have clocked up 14 miles this week over 3 runs. 8 Miles… I ran 8 miles with friends on the canal towpath last Sunday, a 5km lunchtime run on Monday and then another 5km run on Thursday.  My legs are.. read more →

10 Oct 2016
October 10, 2016

London Marathon Ballot Success!

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London 2017 starts here! I have been looking for a reason to start blogging again and what better reason that my very first Marathon, the 2017 Virgin London Marathon. I am in! Today marks the very first day of my London Marathon journey.   I’ve never run a marathon before, it’s been on my ‘bucket list’. I.. read more →