Monthly Archives: April 2016

Aftershokz Trekz Titanium bone conduction headphones

When I was away in London, I picked up a pair of these at the expo – as a treat for myself, a reward, for completing the London marathon. 🙂 I tried them at the Bike and Running festival in … Continue reading

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I did it – I ran the London Marathon!

Thanks to all of you who sponsored me to run the London Marathon on Sunday – I did it and I had great fun doing it! You helped me to raise over £1,250 so far – (a whopping £47.90 for … Continue reading

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It all went to plan :-)

I woke up at 4am, legs hot and throbbing, the pain (DOMS) be to be kicking in. When I woke up it seemed even my eye lids were sore. I’m hot, thirsty and hungry, the true after effects of running … Continue reading

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All done and elephant dropped!

That was totally amazing, magic, super, great. 🙂 Ideal weather conditions and the crowds were amazing. It was really something special. My cape seemed to work as my official time was 3:37, my Garmin time 3:35:34 (I covered 26.2 miles … Continue reading

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1 day to go….

It was an early start this morning, to get the train to Edinburgh first, then down to Kings Cross. This photo was taken about half six I think. I keep saying to people, the run will be fine, it’s the … Continue reading

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This is what my taper looks like

I’ve not really thought much about my ‘taper’ period, I’ve taken rest when I needed it (and maybe a bit more). My weekly mileage in my training averaged around 30 miles per week, with just 4 runs a week on … Continue reading

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All packed, ready to go

I’m all packed and ready to go (to London!) to do the marathon. I hope I’ve remembered everything … I’ve got my: Garmin, Chargers, trainers, heart rate monitor, caffeine energy gels, ipod(s), shorts, arm warmers, vests, magnets for my number, … Continue reading

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