Got a guaranteed place in the New York Marathon this year, Yehh! Perseverance does pay off it seems. 🙂
I had a fabulous weekend running the Virgin London Marathon, times below. I’m going to take a week off and just relax, maybe next week I’ll do a little work at the gym (probably cardiovascular), I think I’ll give my legs a rest for the full 2 weeks before starting to run again.
I more please with raising money for Marie Curie Cancer Care who are a fabulous bunch of guys, I would certainly run for them again given the chance. I’m going to keep my sponsorship page open for 4 weeks or so on the off chance of more sponsorship. If you have a spare few quid, feel free to pop over to my sponsorship page and sponsor me here.
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All the training done, currently injury free, healthy and looking forward to running the Berlin Marathon on Sunday. Hopefully all goes well and I’ll finish in a resonable time.
I ran the Albert Bartlett Edinburgh Marthon this year and I got to say, I really quite enjoyed it. The weather was fabulous on the day, although not perfect for getting a personal best. Some of the guys running a little slower than me had problems with running out of water. Seemingly there was a theft from one of the waterstops, why anyone would want to steel water I have no idea. Mine and my friend Chris’s position and time are below.
Some Photos of the days festivities.
I decide to run for a local charity this year, the one I chose was Circle, a local Scottish based charity that help young children and families, I managed to raise over £400 which I’m really happy with. Big thanks to everyone that sponsored me, my sponsor page is still open and will be for a couple of weeks so if you have a couple of pounds burning in your pocket then feel free to donate to a worthy cause here.
Circle was formerly part of the UK wide organisation FSU which had been providing services in Scotland since 1974 for some of the most vulnerable children and families. Circle currently works across Edinburgh, West Lothian, North and South Lanarkshire
This will be my 3rd Edinburgh Marathon and I’ve got to say, I really quite enjoyed it. The atmosphere on the day was brilliant. Although the weather was a little overcast in the morning, after the first couple of hours it improved considerably.
The only thing that was a bit annoying was the wind which blew from mile 6 to 18 and hampered my speed a bit. Saying that, I don’t suppose I can complain too much this is Scotland after all!
Video clips and photos below