London Marathon Countdown 5 Months 17 Days

London Marathon Countdown 5 Months 17 Days

This year ~ My first London Marathon.
 After I finished
Meeting my wonderful family …

One of the hardest things I have ever done this year was on April 2013…

The London Marathon!!

No no never again!!

 Entered my head and stayed there for many many hours days and weeks…

Then I started think…

Wow, I didn’t expect that to happen! should have done that different? I could that changed that!!

Then came the idea I should really try it again as my first marathon and surly it was only a practise run?

So by the time the ballot opened my husband had convinced me to try again!!

 “Come on I will enter with you, we can get fit together” he said!! 

Go down together, go to the start together and you wont be on your own this time!!

Aww little did I know I was to get through and he wasn’t!!

After the mad crazy thoughts of oh no what have I done?

How will I manage it again?

Will I cry so many times?

Will my knees go again at 12 miles and cry the next 14?

And after the lazy few weeks feeling sorry for myself…

Being run down and now catching a cold…

I am finally ready to start training ,,Yeah!!

The next 5 months will be tough, challenging and really hard work…

But now I am ready for the challenge!!

By race day I want to ~

Take all the excitement in!!

see all the amazing sites!!

Run around with my head held high and not hoping people wont see me crying!!

High five all the spectators at the end of the mall!!

And make my family proud!!

Went out today only 2 miles as I’ve been ill and still have a cold…

But let the run streak begin..

Watch out London, I’m coming at ya!!!

#Runstreak day 1

London Marathon countdown 5 month 17 days…

Claire Justine
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  1. Debbie Stinedurf
    27 October 2013 / 21:22

    Kudos to you…a marathon and now another one! Amazing!Debbie

  2. Margarett Murphy
    27 October 2013 / 19:26

    I know you can do it ..XXX

  3. Judy Haughton-James
    27 October 2013 / 13:23

    I hope you will soon be over the cold Claire! I am glad you are going to participate in the London Marathon again. I will be here cheering you on over here in Jamaica. I have sent you an email. Take care and have a great Sunday.

  4. Funky Wellies
    27 October 2013 / 13:02

    Fingers crossed for you, such a challenge! I did a 10 km run last year, having sprained my ankle a month before the race… That was enough for me! Good luck. xx