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London marathon

Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
edited January 2023 in General Chat
Hiya!
Just wanted to know has anyone done this?and how much training did you do for it?how did u find the race?i want to do it but i dont know where to sign up for it?so any clues as to where i could do this would be great, also i need to know how much training is involved as i dont have that much time.

Thanks xxx
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    My mum did it a few times.

    She did an awful lot of training, not sure exactly how many miles a week, but quite a few!

    You could do a google search for "london marathon entries".

    Do you run anyway?
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Well i done cross country before i got pregnant but i would have to do alot of training as i havent done any serious running for 9 months!ive done running on a running machine but not much but im willing to work hard and train for it!do you get a medal at the end of it?
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Just found out youve gota pay £60 to enter:( cant afford that at the moment looks like im gona have to put it off again:rolleyes: does anyone know any other races that i could run to raise money for charity?and so that you dont have 2 pay £60 to kill youself:p
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    I think my uncle trained for it and ran it

    I don't know how much training he did etc because running isn't for me and if I remember right then I was in primary school when he ran it
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Its not until next May.

    You cant enter until Augest 1st at the earliest. surely you could get £60 by then.

    You have to do a lot of training. A good 9 months before I'd say, but the more training you do the better you will do.

    I started about 3 months ago.

    You should start off running 7-8 miles a week at the start of your training and then gradually run more and more each month or every couple of weeks.
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