Entering the London Marathon is one of the easiest things imaginable. I’ve done it the last six years, thus proving how easy it is. You complete a short online form in springtime and then wait for the ‘unsuccessful’ notification to arrive in the post in October, basking in the knowledge that you are a gallant […]Read More DC does the London Marathon
After the training, shin splints, lack of sleep and freezing cold Sunday runs (damn you British spring!) on April 7th I completed the 26.2 miles of the Paris Marathon. The main questions I’ve been asked since is, “Was it horrible running that far?”. Well, irrational as it may sound, I actually loved the day itself. […]Read More The Paris Marathon – Mission Accomplished
KickStart Ghana supporter and fundraiser, Adrian Coles (aka Dave’s dad), has set me a fundraising challenge for March. For every person that donates to my marathon fundraising effort over the month and writes the word “double” in the message box he will personally match their donation up. He has pledged an amazing £500. This means […]Read More Double your donations!
Ever since I was in school people have told me I look like a long distance runner. Tall, with skinny legs and pretty bad at most other sports I think they were trying to stop me giving up sport altogether, “You’ve for the perfect physique for long distance running my boy,” the PE teacher would […]Read More The Paris Marathon – what was I thinking?