My first marathon, eek!!

I have a place to run my first marathon - and the London marathon too, yay! I am quite excited but also a little scared, I have never done anything like this before. I have been reading and planning lots over the last few days and just finalising my training plan - training starts Monday!! Looking forward to getting started ....   READ MORE

  • Jun1020128:48 p.m.

    Right, here goes ... Latest

    ... no more being a lazy bum!!

    New training plan printed out and up on the kitchen wall.

    New diet plan in my brain.

    Event ready to be entered around September t...

  • May2020129:24 p.m.

    I'm still here :-) but have lost it a bit :-(

    Lost what? The plot? My rhythm? My mind? My fitness? My running mojo? Well, in truth, all of the above a little bit!!  I have been struggling to get back...

  • Apr26201210:15 p.m.

    22nd April 2012 - I did it!

    Well, I did it, yey!! Albeit very slowly, but I DID IT! Here is my story ... Pre race We were staying in a hotel in Victoria so after a bowl of porridge I...

  • Apr1920128:23 p.m.

    I've been EXPO'd!

    I went along to the Expo today and it was really fun! I got all my race days bits and bobs, had some pasta at the 'party' (I think they need to look up the...

  • Apr1520128:35 p.m.

    Getting closer and closer ...

    I can't believe we're into the last week of training, wowzers! I did a little long run today, my last run of any significance. Just a couple of little ones...

  • Apr1220128:16 p.m.

    Another cough? Seriously??

    I know it's better to feel ill this week than next, but am pretty fed up of having so many coughs/colds. I haven't been able to run at all sine the weekend and...

  • Apr0820128:47 p.m.

    Finally tapering, woo hoo!!

    Life got in the way a bit last weekend (my little girl's birthday, visitors, party, trip to see cBeebies Live!!) so had to delay my final LSR to this weekend....

  • Mar22201211:13 a.m.

    One month today people, just ONE!

    aaarrrggghhhh!! I can't believe it's so close already. I'm partly excited, partly scared half to death! Bring. It. On. Cx

  • Mar1720129:36 p.m.

    Only 2 proper long runs left now, wow!!

    I did 16.5 miles today. Blimey. It was hard, but I did it - just about! The good ... 1. I had been getting a few twinges in my right knee, so after a few false...

  • Mar1120123:05 p.m.

    First run for a week

    And what do I do? Fall over!! I'm not even sure how or why, I just hit the deck on a gravelly path. Splat. Ouch. I carried on for a few more miles with a...

  • Mar07201212:43 p.m.

    It's good to share, right?

    I have taught my girls to share nicely, and that's exactly what they've done. Unfortunately they have shared their yucky bugs with me and I am now laid up with...

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