Badgers Serial Jogger Blog "Journey to VLM 2015"

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Badgers Serial Jogger Blog "Journey to VLM 2015"

So.

Im doing the London Marathon 2015. And ive decided to start a little blog about my journey, my training plights, my fundraising delights and all the tears and tantrums inbetween.

 

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7 days to go!!! Excitement, a...

I am somewhat perplexed as to how I am actually writing in a sentence, that there is only 1 week, 7 days to go, until i am running the London marathon. I seem to remember it being roughly a blink ago that I wrote my first little blog, and here I am, in ...

3 weeks and 3 days, and the l...

it's finally almost here. In 25 days from now. I will have run the london marathon. (At least I hope by this time i have else for sure I'll be last). here comes my smugness. march 22nd saw my very first 20 mile training run, 3:15 ave 9:47 pace and that ...

5 weeks and 5 days to go.... ...

Its been nearly a whole month since my last blog. The elusive london marathon is only 5 weeks and 5 days away! After reaching my low point of injury, i took two weeks off running, eased back in with a 12 miler on Sat 14th March, not too shabby 9:40 ave ...

Man down

I am not one to be defeated. i am usually the annoyingly upbeat character that thinks I can take on the world and win! however. I have reached a low point in my training plan. i have not long run for two weeks now. The hamstring injury is relentless. i ...

Badger is Back!!!

Return of the badger!   I am still living with the rather irritating hamstring injury!!  However!! Not to be defeated, because i am tough!! I have been plodding on regardless (although not too much to be considered stupid, i leave plenty other elements ...

End of week 4. A world of pain!

So, we are now at the end of week 4, marathon training journey! Week 2 was a very enjoyable breeze, with a lovely 30 mile running week, including a hill intervals run, long run of 12.7 miles!  Week 3, started off peachy!! 6 mile pace run in the bag, 19....

Christmas time! Turkey, chees...

first week of training! Done!! clocked up 18 running miles and a 20 miler on my bike! a not so joyous run in the snow, making my legs look sunburnt! Although it was a nice change to the pastie whiteness of my wintry skin colour! i have learned that my b...

T'was the week before trainin...

I am running a marathon. For the first time.  Im 31. I have one leg which seems to be screwed on slightly incorrectly, causing a most hilarious "phoebe flick" when i partake in exercise, much to the amusement of my support crew and training partner. I s...