London Marathon 2017

I am a 51 year old Londoner and ran my first London marathon in 2016. It was a fantastic experience. I blogged a bit about it here. And then I entered the ballot for 2017 and the next thing I know I won a place. So I am off again, running the streets of London. Hoping to share some of the journey here. READ MORE

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