Laura's Marathon Journey

I have set myself the feat of running the London Marathon 2016, raising £2000 for Oxfam in the process. This blog will follow me on my training and fundraising journeys. There will be highs, lows, tears and tantums! I can't wait to cross the finish line on April 24th. READ MORE

  • Jan27201610:01 p.m.

    Wind, wind go away, blow again another day Latest

    88 days to go!

    Boy, it's been cold of late. It was -4°C when I went out running at 6am the other morning and it even snowed the other weekend. But I don't mind ...

  • Jan1520161:36 p.m.

    Keep. It. Simple. Stupid.

    99 days to go! (OMG we’re down to double figures) Can’t believe I’ve nearly completed week 3 of my training plan! Time really does fly when...

  • Jan06201610:10 p.m.

    Pace yourself Laura

    108 days to go! Many people, you realbuzzers included, have told me not to go too hard too soon. This is advice I am trying to heed. I am also trying not to...

  • Dec29201510:24 p.m.

    New shooooes!

    116 days to go! Merry Christmas everyone! Hope you are all enjoying the festive break. I’ve managed to get out for the odd run (in-between scoffing...

  • Dec0920159:54 p.m.

    A bump in the road

    137 days to go! I haven’t blogged in a couple of weeks because there’s been an injury! Not mine, however. My boyfriend unfortunately got knocked...

  • Nov1720159:47 p.m.

    My Sundays now belong to the road

    158 days to go! ‘Sunday run days’ as they are now affectionately being called. I went out for a planned 7.5 mile run on Sunday. However, I enjoyed...

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