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Tokyo Marathon – Friendship run registration

Since I missed  out on the 5k run before the New York marathon, I’ve decided that I’m going to be as prepared as I can to be able to register for the other pre marathon Saturday races. The Friendship run in Tokyo is only a 3.5k long fun run. So it’s not the usual 5k […]

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PAWS Chicago – 2018 Chicago

Chicago has a different charity system compared to London and Berlin. They have set fundraising fees if you apply pre lottery or post lottery. Because I knew that I’m totally unlucky with any kind of lottery I’ve decided to bite the bullet and apply for a Charity spot pre-lottery. It meant that I only had […]

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MACS – 2017 London

After getting a big, fat ” No” at the London Marathon’s ballot in October 2016 I’ve decided to try a different tactic. I’ve decided that I’ll run a charity, run for a good cause.  I have to say , me and my family are really lucky, we haven’t been affected by any kind of life […]

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I never been lucky in my life with drawings until …

I was supposed to write this post a few weeks ago but somehow I didn’t manage to do it. I’m part of a fair few running groups on Facebook , some of better than others but all is good to learn and get information. A few weeks ago I came across a post on the […]

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Race day – Chicago Marathon

It’s really important to carbload before a race, so on saturday we decided to have pizza. One of our host suggested that there’s an awesome pizza place near by and we should try it. They make “Detroit” style pizza , which means it’s a square one.  It is a rectangular pizza that has a thick […]

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Chicago Marathon Expo & International 5k run

The marathon expo opened up on the Friday. Luckily we landed in Chicago on Thursday so I was definitely be able to get to the expo first thing. If I can, I go to the expos when they open. They not as busy then, and also there’s a bigger chance to buy all the merchandise […]

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Travelling to Chicago

OMG I can’t believe that the race was over 2 weeks ago. Because our flight was leaving London really early morning, we decided to stay in a hotel by the airport. We woke up nice and early on the 4th of october and were on our way to the Airport. the shuttle bus turned up […]

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Chicago Marathon – How can you track me?

OMG the Chicago Marathon is almost here ! In a week time I’ll be there and I can’t wait. If you’d like to follow me around the course I made a little step by step guide about how to follow me. 1. Download the official app: iPhone   https://itunes.apple.com/…/2018-chicago-marath…/id718145625… Android https://play.google.com/store/apps/details… 2. Click on Tracking […]

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Chicago Marathon – It’s Race week – Quick recap of events

OMG I can’t believe that the week is finally here. I also can’t believe that I’ve run Berlin just 2 weeks ago, and in 6 days time I’ll be at the start line of the Chicago Marathon. This past 2 weeks went really well. I think I’ve recovered after Berlin really easily and quickly. It […]

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It’s Race day!

It’s time to summarise my Race day experience, if you’d like to read my Travel journey (click here ) or of you want to hear about our Breakfast run ( click here) then please click onto the links. OMG the day is finally here. I’ve train for this for so long, and so much. I […]

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