The London Marathon 2013
[Sun 21st Apr]
Turning half a century this year, I had decided to enter the unknown of marathon running. In 2008 I struggled to run even just 3 minutes due to a blocked artery, so to achieve a marathon five years later would be a challenge!
Full of enthusiasm, optimism, fluids and carbohydrates, I was ready to go; after three miles, my pre – race pace plan was three minutes down, due to congestion, therefore plan B kicked in, just hang on !!! At five miles my right foot had blistered; (Only 21.2 to go).
I had heard of the wall at
As I crossed the line I felt as if I had to sit down, but I just couldn’t as my legs would not bend, my first words were NEVER AGAIN!!
Congratulations also to Dave Bradley 3-42.21, Phillippa Baxter 3-35.22,
Hayley Masterman 3-44.12 and Julie Lemin 4-01.37 who also reached