Archive for the ‘Marathon’ Category

Paris Marathon – After

Posted: 12th April 2010 by glyn.roberts in Marathon

As I crossed the finish line I had people throwing up on both sides. I felt ok, but was probably due to me walking for the last 2 hours. All I wanted to do was sit down. Nope, had to try and raise my foot up so my timing chip could be taken off. This […]

Paris Marathon – Part 3

Posted: 11th April 2010 by glyn.roberts in Marathon

The route starts to get harder. We are now having to run in the tunnels down one of the major roads of Paris. One of these tunnels is where Diana’s car crashed I believe. Constant up and down hills to go in and out of the tunnels made this run suddenly harder. Going up hill […]

Paris Marathon – Part 2

Posted: 11th April 2010 by glyn.roberts in Marathon

1 hour into the run and I’m feeling great. Making excellent time and the weather has cooled down so everything is going smoothly. I grab a quick gel pack and drink from my bag to keep my energy up. I see Ash pass me so I quickly catch up with him to say high and […]

Paris Marathon – Part 1

Posted: 11th April 2010 by glyn.roberts in Marathon

The day of the Marathon. Wake up at 7am (6am UK time) and try to get ready without waking the girls asleep in the bunk beds opposite. Me and Ash have been using the toilet at the end of the hallway since we arrived at the hostel but find out that the cupboard at the […]

Last few weeks before the Marathon

Posted: 10th April 2010 by glyn.roberts in Marathon

The last few weeks I have been trying to push my distance running further. I’m running 3 days a week with one of them a 2 hour run. I’m also going to the gym once a week to try and build up my strength. As the furthest distance I have covered so far is 13 […]