Category Archives: london Marathon

English Half Marathon

Sunday 18th September saw the 3rd annual half marathon in my birth town of Warrington. This one has been on the radar for me since it was established but this year is the first time I’ve been available to run … Continue reading

Posted in English half Marathon, Half Marathon, Liverpool Marathon, london Marathon, Marathon training, Running | Leave a comment

Finding my Running legs again…

I’ve just been looking over my training spread sheet that I keep and it’s been 17 weeks since the London Marathon. During this time my training has all been geared towards short distance and speed and now I’m trying to … Continue reading

Posted in Liverpool Marathon, london Marathon, Marathon training, Training Plan | Leave a comment

And the grand total is…

It’s amazing to think it was only 5 weeks ago I was running the London Marathon and here’s the reason why… I finally have all the sponsor money in and I’m proud to announce the total raised is £1067 for … Continue reading

Posted in Charity, Help for Heroes, london Marathon, Sponsor | Leave a comment

Virgin London Marathon 2011

I have survived to tell the tale… just about! Unbelievable day, atmosphere that words can’t explain, pain like I’ve never felt before but ask me if I’d do it again… in an instant – not just yet though as I’m … Continue reading

Posted in 2011, london Marathon | 1 Comment

VLM Training Week 15

All the hard work has been done now and it’s time for all the effort I’ve put in over the last 6 months, the many hours spent pounding the streets of Widnes and Warrington to pay off. Sure, there has … Continue reading

Posted in Help for Heroes, london Marathon, Running | 3 Comments

Nutrition – Fuel for a marathon

During my training, especially since introducing the longer runs I’ve found out how essential it is to fuel your muscles with Carbohydrates and ensure you have the energy to go the distance. I’ve never looked into it this much before as … Continue reading

Posted in Carbohydrates, Fuel, london Marathon, Marathon training, Nutrition, Running, stats | 1 Comment

VLM Training Week 14

Less than two weeks to go now and its becoming a reality that I actually have to run 26.2 miles! I’m excited but extremely anxious as I’ve only ever seen the London Marathon on TV and only used to running … Continue reading

Posted in london Marathon, Marathon training, Running | Leave a comment