It looks like you're new here. Sign in or register to get started.
Click here and it should take you in. Be quick though it closes today. And good luck!
He must be registered, to have started this thread!
David - just put your post in the "David Bradley says:" box at the bottom - you are replying to the oriniginal post.
I was very dissapointed to receive another rejection for the Flora London Marathon. It is my ambition to run the marathon and particularly in my 50th year. I have been running on and off for the last 5 years, however this last year is the first that I have continued to run over the winter and what a difference it has made instead of having to break the 3 mile barrier in the Spring I have managed to improve my times. 2007 I ran the Lake Vernyw Half Marathon in 2:16. April this year I ran my first 10K in 60+ mins then was delighted to run 10K in 59mins in June. I completed the Birmingham Half - Marathon in 2;09.
I will be 50 in March and am much fitter now than I was hitting 40. I am still quite amazed at myself as I hated PE at school have never had an interest in sport and can now outrun my husband and teenage boys (over a distance though - not speed). What amazes me is that I am actually improving - running faster. If I am fortunate to win a place to be coached for the London Marathon I would hopefully reach my potential and know what I am capable of. I would certainly be committed. To run the London Marathon has been a dream for me since it first started when I never believed that I could actually run.
Thank you for consideration of my entry. Good luck to all.
That's great Adele. Now you just need to get it in the right thread.
Personally I was very tempted, but I've decided it fits with my personal plans, both training wise and with current work commitments, if I enter next year. Hope they do it next year...