Monthly Archives: October 2014

View from behind a race-number

To the supporters at the start celebrating with us as we set off, To all the plentiful cheery stewards with your relentless smiles, To the strangers along the way reading our names from our bibs, To the children with your posters … Continue reading

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Half-marathon no 41… and a first for me

It happened as I approached the 11-mile mark of my 41st marathon. It had never happened before. I had had a measured first half, testing my full-marathon pace for two weeks later, and then speeded up for the second half … Continue reading

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Resilience, and a marathon start-line

Last summer, as I was trying to convince myself that things were ok, I wrote that I didn’t feel that in my heart. I think those were the most pained words I have written here. I had recently had a … Continue reading

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