Tag Archives: London Marathon

Arthritis Research UK & Phil Packer

I was recently approached by someone and asked to write on my blog about Phil Packer and Arthritis Research UK.  Personally, it was just nice to be asked in the first place (although I am aware it’s for advertisement for them) but I was also interested because a) he’s doing the London Marathon and b) […]

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Garmin Forerunner 405 (and other things)

My wife and daughter are amazing.  They got together and bought me a Garmin Forerunner 405 for my birthday (which isn’t until Nov) and let me have it now! The 405 is some pretty cool kit and I’m looking forward to giving it a go this weekend on my long run.  I was going to […]

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London Marathon Rejection

Ah…. rejection comes in many forms in your life.  In this case, it comes bound and looks very much like a magazine…

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Registered for Brighton Marathon

I made the decision to register for the inaugural Brighton Marathon on Sunday, 18 April 2010. I decided that I needed some sort of focus for the future and for training.  Also, the Brighton Marathon promises to reimburse a portion of the entry fee for those runners who have registered for the London Marathon (ballot).  […]

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Virgin London Marathon Ballot Update

I’m in the ballot. Late last night the site slowly started to work (I only had to refresh the pages and restart about 6 times) and I managed to enter the ballot for the 2010 VLM. Now I can relax until October when I’ll find out if I was successful.

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Virgin London Marathon Site Update

The time is now 18:18 GMT and the site still isn’t working. Earlier today they decided to put a notice up saying this:- Due to unprecedented demand for marathon places, this website is currently unavailable. Please try again later today or tomorrow. David Bedford Race Director, London Marathon What a load of crap. Didn’t the […]

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Virgin London Marathon Ballot

Shield your eyes if you don’t like swearing… The Virgin London Marathon ballot system this year is a complete and utter load of shit. What a fiasco. The website for the Marathon said that the ballot would open today at 9am, however it seems that some bright spark at Virgin decided that it would actually […]

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