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Tag Archives: London marathon 2011
Okay, the children are in bed, I have internet access and I’m awake enough to type so here it comes…the full story of my marathon journey (cue uplifting yet cheesey music as I subtley brush a tear from my eye, … Continue reading
Taa-daa…. (I have just noticed we have a toy lion hanging from a music stand with a camera around its neck. I wonder why.) My marathon finishing time was…drumroll…6 hours, 11 minutes and 50 seconds. Part of me is slightly … Continue reading
…Park in it, man! So then, stretching. Should I be? The consensus seems to be that stretching before exercising can lead to injury as the muscles are not warmed up, but I’ve read compelling arguments for and against stretching after … Continue reading
I have discovered an unexpected side effect to running – it makes my legs fidget when I’m sat down for more than a couple of minutes. It’s to do with my calf muscles but I have no idea why. I … Continue reading
So today found me running across a field with heart badges pinned to my top, grinning inanely, heading towards a photographer…from the Daily Echo! Do you think I am: a) slightly excited b) fairly excited c) very immensely incredibly excited … Continue reading
Guess what I did today? I went for a walk, on a winters day (can you name that song in one?) It was lovely – my official training for today was a 90 minute ramble so I walked the 7 … Continue reading