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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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Oh Dear

After a hectic week at work I find myself on the couch, feet up reading my latest edition of Runner’s World Magazine. I came across an article entitled ‘The Marathon often has the last word’, within this article it stated … 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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Thank you

Today I ran the London Marathon. I got to the end. Details of the day will follow when I can get them on to paper! I would like to offer some thanks today in Oscar acceptance speech style! Thanks to … Continue reading

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Running Attire

For those of you who will be watching the London Marathon in person or on the T.V. here is a picture of what I shall be wearing (minus the big knickers picture) which will make it so much easier to … Continue reading

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Lists

In busy times of my life I write lists, before Christmas I do a list, before a holiday there is a list, before moving there was a HUGE list, once it is on paper I can relax and my brain … Continue reading

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What the difference a day makes!

Much has been blogged already about the horrific events at the Boston marathon, all of them much better than I could ever do (here are some:- another mother runner,              two princessesontherun and PaulKrunner  don’t go to any with out tissues!) So I wont even try … Continue reading

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Mind Games

I realised recently that I had not sorted out some mind games to get me through the marathon, something I have done previously, then I read a ‘tip’ that someone had put on Runners World site and that was to … Continue reading

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Last Long Slow Run…..

or maybe that should read ‘Last not as long as it should have been slow run’. I returned today to Exmouth the home of my long slow runs. It amazing the direction you run in makes, the outward run I … Continue reading

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Success all round

With my fortnight off work fast coming to an end, I thought it best to tackle one of those jobs I have been meaning do during the two weeks and that was the dreaded sorting out of the wardrobe. I located One … Continue reading

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