Puppy in training for Marathon

Hi I am Roxy. A 6year old staffy. Unfortunately Jane, the 48 year old mother of 2 that i live with, is in training for a 4 hour 30 marathon, so it appears i am too. Together we have trained for the Paris Marathon in 2011, and London 2013 & 14 and Edinburgh in 2013. We have got close to our target in London, but just not close enough. The quest continues.... READ MORE

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    Last long run done Latest

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  • Jan29201710:07 p.m.

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    Sports Bra Injury!

    Ha ha I know that it’s more usual during marathon training season to bemoan pulled muscles or blackened toes but my injury this weekend was caused by a...

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