Virgin Money London Marathon 2014 – My first marathon

I have been thinking about writing this post now for 2 days, and I am sitting here slightly sad that I am writing it, as it means its all done and dusted! I have completed a marathon, I am a…

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ONE SLEEP – It’s like Christmas, but it’s Marathon Eve instead!

So with only 1 sleep left, there is not much more that I can do. I’m registered, I have been for my little leg-loosener run this morning and my kit is now ready. My friends have been amazing, and I…

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London Marathon Expo – This thing is getting real……

Only 5 sleeps to go….  Today I went up to the London Marathon Expo to register, and it was brilliant! As I entered the Expo, the marathon theme music was playing and straight away my heart beat quickened and I…

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The Final Countdown……. Is this really happening??

OMG, I will be running a marathon in SIX days! Yesterday, was the Brighton, Manchester and Paris Marathons (I’m sure there were others too!), but my timeline on twitter was filled with good luck messages in the morning, followed by…

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Sunday Runday

I was so glad that I wrote down all my worries about my long run on Sunday, because it made me approach the run with a much more positive mindset and I really enjoyed it. It did help that the…

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Something I’ve learnt on this marathon journey…..

At the start of this journey, I remember saying Sunday is Runday, but I’ve changed my mind. I much prefer doing my Long Runs on a Saturday!! BUT… that said, because of my silly turning of my ankle on thursday’s…

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One calendar Month to go….

So, today marks one calendar month until London! So what do I do? Go out for my run and twist my ankle within the first 5 minutes!!! What an idiot! After years of playing basketball and twisting my ankle frequently,…

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5 weeks to go….

Wow, it seems like a long time since I last blogged, and double wow for the fact it is now only 5 weeks until the Virgin Money London Marathon. I have moments of feeling nervous, and some feeling excited, but…

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7 Weeks to go…..

I was so excited about being off work last week, as I thought that meant I would be able to blog a bit more, covering all the topics I often think about, but then forget when I sit down to…

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Longest run EVER…..

So, as I predicted in my last post, things are going to get tough now, and Sunday’s long run certainly lived up to this. The positive was that I ran the furthest I have ever run, completing 13.5 miles, but…

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