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#reasontorun

On Sunday 23rd April 2017, I’m going to be running my 4th London marathon and fifth marathon in total. ┬áSeeing this hashtag on the London marathon page, got me thinking about my #reasontorun.

Firstly my reason for running on Sunday will be to fulfill my commitment to my gold bond marathon place which Brathay have kindly given me. In exchange for fundraising, people have been so generous and I’m not far off my target. Blatant plug http://www.justgiving.com/Gina-Pennington3?utm_id=26 Continue reading #reasontorun

Completing number 18 off my 40 at 40 list – The London Marathon

“The marathon. Where an average runner becomes more than average.” – New Balance

After tearing my medial ligament 7 weeks ago, thought that my marathon dream was over. So the fact I was on my way to the Excel centre to register for one of the biggest marathons in the world was a major achievement.
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Number 18 on my 40 at 40 list – The London Marathon

So I’m doing the London marathon again! 10 years since my very first one. Apparently at nearly 40 I’m coming into my prime.

I first started running in 1997, my now ex husband made me allergic to cycling. This was done over a few years of constantly being left behind, getting to gates and him saying “you ok?” And then speeding off. So I sold my beloved Cannondale and thought ok what can I do to keep fit. Continue reading Number 18 on my 40 at 40 list – The London Marathon