Posts Tagged ‘count down to london’

Count down to London – Perception of possibilities

April 3rd, 2009 by A Plodders Diary | Comment

It is amazing how quickly one gets used to things. Only a few weeks ago, I was psyching myself up to run a half-marathon and it seemed like a really big deal, but since then my long runs have been approaching 20 miles, and now when I see another 12 mile run scheduled into my [...]

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Count Down To London: The Tortoise And The Hare

February 26th, 2009 by A Plodders Diary | Comment

Although London will not be my first marathon, my goal for the race is still simply to get round. Going the distance is enough of an achievement for me, and is enough to keep me motivated to train, but still the first question everyone asks me is “what time are you aiming for?” I guess [...]

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Count Down To London: Cash-Strapped!

February 19th, 2009 by A Plodders Diary | Comment

Only two months until the big day, and my wallet is feeling the strain. Yes, my legs are ok so far (touch wood), but my savings are taking a pounding. First the spat of cold weather drove me to stock up on running accessories like gloves, hats and high-visibility tops, and then I discovered my [...]

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