Virgin London Marathon 2018 – Race Recap
When it comes down to it and your heart is punching its way out of your chest, your legs are heavy and you feel dizzy as fuck, the way I see it you have three choices:
Drop out of the race, sacrificing your hard work fundraising for charity and that finish-line feeling, not to mention the medal.
Push through, risking your health for the pride of a certain hour mark.
Dial it back and make as much fun of the situation as possible, soaking up the atmosphere and the energy of the crowds.
Ian and I chose option 3.
I’ve wanted to run the London Marathon for years – since about 6 months into taking up running. I’ve entered the ballot 6 or 7 times from 2009 and never got in, but when I decided to take on the 2018 London Marathon my focus was more on targets than on experiences. First of all the fundraising target, with £2,350 to raise for the Royal British Legion I knew I’d have my work cut out. But also the time target I’d set myself… I wanted those three little letters…
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