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Easter 2011 – bluebells and sun

We went to Kent for this year’s six-day Easter. It was gorgeous weather, the bluebells and the paddling pool were out, we even barbecued a couple of chickens. I cooked lunch for 22, we had St George’s Day bacon and eggs at Tilmanstone Village Hall and managed a walk to the pub.

My Mum and […]

It’s a marathon, not a sprint

I completed the 2011 London Marathon in 4h 28m 51s. That’s about three minutes faster than the last one (and the course was more congested this year, it was really hot, I was wearing a large nylon wig etc etc).

My target throughout training was 4h 20m (just under ten-minute miles), and I was more […]

Come and support me on Sunday!

Come and support me on Sunday!

It really makes a difference.

I’m aiming for 4h 20m, but my last two have been between 4h 30m and 4h 40m. So hopefully I’ll be somewhere ten minutes either side of a 4h 30m time. The gun starts at 9:45, but I’ll probably cross the […]

Almost at the start line

Almost there. Last long run yesterday, 20.1 miles round Rotherhithe, Deptford, Greenwich, through the foot tunnel, Isle of Dogs, Canary Wharf, Wapping, over the Millennium (wobbly) bridge and back along the South Bank, Shad Thames and Bermondsey.

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It’s my birthday today.

We went here. It was good, but the children were not.

Also, I’m on the final two-week marathon countdown, so today was my last drinking day until after the run. But this cafe is unlicenced, so no beer for me!

I am now 37.