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Southampton Marathon – possibly the best race I’ve ever had!

Tamsyn's marathon certificate

When I heard that there was going to be a full marathon in Southampton, I immediately wanted to enter. I’ve never been lucky enough to get a place in London Marathon, so this is the next best thing (for me). I also thought Southampton Marathon would be a good comeback Read more…


PBPB – getting back on form

Well, I’m fully into the swing of marathon training now. On 16th, my buddy Pete managed to get me around 17.5 miles, which is the longest run I’ve done for a very long time. I had been nervous about doing the run after doing Buggy Mums, but that class was Read more…


Pride comes before a fall

Last week didn’t start so well as I felt shattered on Monday and didn’t go to swimming. I know that I need to swim regularly in the hope that I can swim 5km by April. On Tuesday, I went for a run with Pete. I took my head torch with Read more…


What I’ve been doing

Busy, busy, busy! I’m still managing to exercise, but it’s so difficult for me to find time to blog, which is very frustrating. I thought I’d do a quick summary of what I’ve been up to recently… Sunday 22nd January No running for me today. Stuart, baby M and I Read more…


Back on track for a spring marathon

Baby M before Buggy Mums at Weston Shore

Time is passing so quickly these days. There is so much that I want to blog about and never enough time! I had intended to go to Buggy Mums on Thursday last week, but the weather forecast was very bad. I knew that the venue (Weston Shore) is quite exposed, Read more…


Did you get a place in London Marathon?

I had to go out and run some errands today, but as my hybrid is currently stuck behind a couple of old sofas in my garage, I had the choice of driving or walking. The devil on my shoulder said that it was cold and I’d enjoy singing along to Read more…


A full marathon in my home city

Southampton marathon

I was so excited to learn that there will be a full marathon in my home city of Southampton next year. I’ve already entered the half marathon, so am now thinking about upgrading my entry to Southampton marathon. I’ve loved running ABP Southampton Half for the last two years and Read more…