Tag Archives: London Marathon

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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Juggling

The plan this week said Monday-Metafit Tuesday-1m warm up, 12 x 400m fast, 12 x 200m slow, 1m cool down Wednesday-10 miles Thursday- 1 m warm up, 3 miles 27 mins, 1 mile cool down Friday-Rest Saturday-Parkrun Sunday-13 miles off … Continue reading

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Long Run with a difference

Every time I have trained for marathons and half marathons, the long runs have been, long slow runs. Just go out plod and get the miles in. I have spent hours lately, reading magazine articles, perusing training plans on the web, scanning … Continue reading

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Being Sensible

This week there has been two occasions where I have been sensible, if there had been three you would have heard about it on the BBC and the day would be declared a Bank Holiday. Sorry, two was all I … Continue reading

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Dare I Say?

Eleven years ago I ran my first marathon, a year and a half after taking up running. I got this book out of the library (pre Google days!) after reading it I entered London, then it was FLM. I failed … Continue reading

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London Marathon

Like many of you, I have spent some time this week watching the footage from Sunday’s London Marathon. I love watching it, following the stories, watching the struggles, feeling the pain of the runners as they run the 26.2 miles, … Continue reading

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VLM

Last year I ran VLM (Virgin London Marathon) and after collapsing through the door after the 3 hour car drive home I declared to hubby ‘a la Steve Redgrave’ if I was to mention entering London again, he was to shoot … Continue reading

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