Virgin London Marathon: EXPO at London Excel

  Impressive entrace with history, an crafty artist and me signing the Adidas wall.  Can YOU spot me on the wall?     Of cause lots of shops from fashion to nutrition and last minute advice…   … oh and…

Virgin London Marathon: week 16 Tapering and 7 more days to go!

What a sunny start of the tapering week… 6,2km run along the canal straight to work. I kept up the strengthening training but also tried a new class called “BARRECORE”. The exercises were based on Yoga and ballet pulsing movements.…

Virgin London Marathon: week 15 last training days before tapering down

The highlight of my last training week was the simple fact that each distance would be run for the last time. My longer runs during the week were in Hyde Park were I managed to pass all points on the pic…

Virgin London Marathon: The longest Long Run: Richmond Park London

  My Half Marathon Race was the longest distance I’ve done and it was about time to increase it. Due to my right ankle and the numbness in my other feet I was a bit nervous because I knew it would be…

Virgin London Marathon: Training week 9-12

calender week10 is training week 9 Back in London with a new PB, I finished my Half Marathon in Frankfurt (wk 09) super happy and enjoyed my recovery wk 10 afterwards. Maybe I had a bit too much rest in-between the strengthening sessions…

Virgin Money London Marathon: Training wk 09 in Frankfurt Germany

 Frankfurt Westhafen One of Frankfurts Emblem: “Das Gerippte, Bembel”. The Tower near Westhafen embodies the traditional Apfelwein (German Cider) glass due to its glass structure . Week 9: Frankfurt Germany Preparation for the Frankfurt Half Marathon: Monday +Tuesday: Rest days after the…

Virgin London Marathon: Training week 5-8

Hyde Park 7:30 am: Small lake opposite Kennsington Palace. Snow in London is very rare. Week 5: London Hyde Park This week was challenging. The snow looked beautifull but was freezing cold. ==> No excuse! I committed! Looking at the program…

VLM 2015: Meet The Experts Day

Date:       07/02/2015 Location: Institute of Education, London Meet the Experts was organised by Virgin Money London Marathon to give an overview of the VLM event. Pre race, race and after race information were given to know the best way how…

Virgin Money London Marathon: Training week 1+2

My Marathon training starts here in central London. Very exciting to run along iconic places in the city I live and will run my first Marathon in. I will pass landmarks and run along parks which I will later on revisit in the…


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