It seems like only yesterday when Simon agreed to be our London Marathon runner in 2019, but here we are with only days to go until he takes on the 26.2 mile challenge around the most famous marathon course in the world. The training has been tough going at times, but Simon's commitment to the run has been amazing and we'll be sending him messages of support this week to give him that extra motivation [...]
The benefits of cold weather marathon training We'd like to think that March would mean the end of the winter weather wouldn't we? Ice, snow and scraping the car windscreen all a distant memory? Well not necessarily. March can bring some chilly weather of its own (remember we had snow this time last year) and that can cause havoc if you're training to run a marathon. But it's not all bad [...]
London Marathon Training Tips There are fewer than 11 weeks to go until the Virgin Money London Marathon - probably the most famous marathon in the world. Thousands of people will be taking on the 26.2 mile course around the nation's capital, raising money for good causes. Are you one of them? And, if so, how's the training going. Here are some top tips from the Virgin Money London Marathon as [...]
Keep up-to-date with Simon's training and fundraising in his video blog below. Simon has now raised 55 per cent of his final total of £3,000. With your help we can get him over the finishing line.