Race Report: London Marathon

By Friday, April 18, 2014 0 Permalink 0

My alarm went off at 5:42 (yes you right read that right... those extra 2 minutes made all the difference!), I already had everything prepared so all I had to do was get dressed and of course eat my porridge at stupid o'clock! Arrived at the Bracknell sports centre just after 6:15am and was greeted with ...

All set for the marathon!

By Saturday, April 12, 2014 0 Permalink 0

I still can't believe that tomorrow I will be running THE London Marathon! I remember watching it on TV as a kid, I remember my very first run where I couldn't even finish a mile, I remember not being able to walk up the stairs through sheer pain of such a short run! I remember ...

Marathon Training begins…

By Thursday, January 2, 2014 0 Permalink 0

Eeeek... the start of 2014 means the start of Marathon training! I'm both excited & nervous! I really enjoy long distance running so the training will be "fun" but you put so much into training for just one day... where it could all go wrong! (Just my luck I will end up with a cold on ...

Training commences…

By Monday, January 25, 2010 0 Permalink 0

On Friday I officially started my half marathon training & wow it was tough! I forgot how hard it was get back into running after a long break! Couldn't hardly walk on the weekend lol. Although went out again this lunchtime & found it slightly easier :-) Just need to push myself to beat that ...

Running in aid of Dorothy House Hospice

By Tuesday, January 19, 2010 0 Permalink 0

This year I am running both the Bath & the Reading half marathons in aid of Dorothy House Hospice (http://www.dorothyhouse.co.uk/)Being diagnosed with a life-threatening illness should not mean that ‘normal’ life grinds to a halt, but most people need help to deal with the consequences of such a diagnosis. Dorothy House provides care and support ...