It’s official! I ran the marathon 8 days ago and I can genuinely say that it was one of the most incredible experiences of my life. Despite being told about the atmosphere on the day, nothing could have prepared me for the amazing crowds! I had my name written on my tshirt and everyone was… Continue reading I FINISHED THE LONDON MARATHON!!!
So as you will know by now, I am running the London marathon for Let Them Help Themsleves- a community regeneration charity helping people in rural Uganda. The girls and women in these rural villages often cannot afford sanitary products as they are very expensive and the women are mostly in low paid work. LTHT… Continue reading New sewing machines!
I have spent the last two weeks limping around everywhere and wondering if I would be able to continue my training. It all started when I ran a half marathon in new trainers. Apparently this is not a good idea? I found out the hard way. I was seemingly fine for a few days after… Continue reading The limping marathon runner!
I attended the London Marathon ‘Meet the experts’ day on Saturday. There were 12 guest speakers, each with their own personal experience of the marathon and lots of helpful tips. The main thing drummed into us was that the marathon is only 78 days away (74 today 😦). I enjoyed the day a lot more… Continue reading Less than 11 weeks to go!!!
I must admit that when I agreed to do the London marathon, it was the height of summer. I was in the middle of training for tough mudder and was enjoying going running after work and on the weekends. It kind of skipped my mind that I would be training for the marathon over the… Continue reading The ups and downs of marathon training
Welcome to my blog. I have never written one before so this may take some getting used to! For a while now I’ve known that I was going to be running the marathon in April but it has really only just sunk in as it’s happening this year! Training is going well so far. My… Continue reading Why am I doing this?