Category Archives: Marathons

Joining up the dots

Thursday was the last day of my Easter holidays. Granted I don’t go back to work till Tuesday, but hubby off Friday through Tuesday so this in my mind was my last day of freedom. The Teenager was given notice that … Continue reading

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Public Service Announcement 

It is possible to run 26 miles with your knickers on back to front, without any adverse effects. I’m thinking this might be the way forward! You are welcome!

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Social Media is dangerous

FACT Dangerous for my health, my feet, my washing machine and my bank balance. I have spent sometime this afternoon going through my blog checking the ‘events’ I have completed this year. Now bare in mind, historically I would enter … Continue reading

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Exercising my perogative

After last weeks 50k, which I surprisingly enjoyed immensely. My thoughts turned to the next planned Ultra in September. I was still up for it until about Wednesday.  The old body had recovered well so it wasn’t that, that changed … Continue reading

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Virgin London Marathon – Fourth Time – Part Three

The Aftermath After the picture-taking at the finish line, the medal collection, (the biggest, heaviest and best) the t-shirt collection, (love the colour, great quality and love the way they have merged the date and the distance, very clever) and … Continue reading

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Virgin London Marathon – Fourth Time – Part Two

The horn sounded, not that you could hear it back in pen 7 and slowly people started moving forward. 8 minutes of walking later and I was over the start line. By this time I was calm and could breathe. … Continue reading

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Virgin London Marathon – Fourth Time – Part One

I defy, anyone to write about their 26.2 mile journey in one blog, I’ve never managed it, so here is Part One Pre Race Day I’ve said it before and I will say it again, the week of a marathon, I … Continue reading

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