Tag Archives: VLM 2011

I’ve done it!

Woohoo! Slower than I’d hoped because it was so hot but I’ve done it! Proper post to follow tomorrow, including a photo of the medal, but for now: Thank you again to everyone who supported me, cheered me on, looked … Continue reading

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2 days to go…

…and I’m back to being scared! That’s normal though, right? It’s more of an excited scared than a totally terrified scared but the fear has definitely crept back in since my last post. This will be my last blog post … Continue reading

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4 days to go…

You know the walking-to-the-dance-floor dance made famous by Peter Kay? I suddenly realised the other day that my running style more than slightly resembles it; a kind of self-conscious shamble, not quite following any rhythm or showing any style, but … Continue reading

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This time next week it will all be over…

Dear Weather God, please will you make it a bit cooler and cloudier next Sunday? If you could add a breeze that is always coming from behind whichever direction I’m running in, maybe more of a powerful wind to help … Continue reading

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Why am I doing this?

Okay, please can someone remind me again why I’m signed up for an event where they have to put info like this in the official magazine: Lovely… On a much nicer note, my fantastic sister-in-law who lives in Dubai is … Continue reading

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Beautiful day

Wasn’t the weather amazing today? I did my long run before lunch and set off wearing my fleece jacket…well that stayed on for about 5 minutes then spent the rest of the time tied round my waist! It was my … Continue reading

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Why 26.2 miles?

So then, why is the marathon 26.2 miles? Or ‘26.2 gruelling miles’ as almost everything I read about the London marathon puts it. Gruelling – not a word I like the sound of. Scenic, yes. Awe-inspiring, yes. Beautiful, yes. Downhill, … Continue reading

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