At the time I received the confirmation of my ballot place my friend Ksenia (a 33 year-old mum of four young boys aged 10, 8, 6 and 3) was fighting cancer and I decided to dedicate this marathon to her. I wanted to raise money for her hi-tech treatment (which altogether costed approx. £80 000). Sadly, she passed away on the 8th of November (which accid... READ MORE

  • Nov2120153:40 p.m.

    Episode 1. Strictly no numbers Latest

    ‘Honey, why aren’t you writing about your Marathon training?’, my husband asked me the other day.

    ‘Why? Do you think I have to?’

    ‘I don’t know...

  • Nov2120151:19 a.m.


    Five months ago I almost accidentally experienced London Marathon – as a spectator of course. This was so impressive and enlightening that I could merely...

  • Nov2020153:16 p.m.

    A very important prerequisite, or one parrot wing

    I have just remembered how it all started in April 2015. ‘Coming to London for some business and … the Marathon this weekend. How about you coming...

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