Running

A while ago you might remember me dropping the hint that I was considering entering the 2007 Tokyo Marathon. Well enter it I did, and in mid November I heard that I was one of the lucky 30,000 enough to get a place - most of the other people I knew were part of the less fortunate group numbering around 70,000....

Posted by Andy at February 28, 2007 :: 2:52 AM
So after a long period of no running I once more ventured into a 'fun run' race. It was the first annual FIT (Finacial Institutions in Tokyo) for Charity event and was actually 3 events in one. You had...
Posted by Andy at September 5, 2005 :: 4:10 AM | Comments(1)
Tokyo is a very gadget rich environment, but most of them seem to have a useful purpose. For example when running in the park at night (it's far too hot during the day), although fairly well lit there are...
Posted by Andy at August 19, 2005 :: 6:53 AM
I managed to finish the 25th Anniversary 2005 Flora London Marathon, dressed in a baby costume, in 3:57:44. Highly frustrating as I was mere minutes off my best of 3:54:56. However, since my training hadn't really gone as well...
Posted by Andy at April 27, 2005 :: 10:13 PM
So after four months of training, several minor injuries, some physiotherapy and plenty of running, the 2005 (25th Aniversary) Flora London Marathon has finally arrived. I am looking forward to the big day knowing what a buzz it is...
Posted by Andy at April 14, 2005 :: 8:39 PM | Comments(9)
There are only 24 days now until the London Marathon so I'm understandably getting a little nervous. The training has gone completely differently for this, my third, marathon and I don't feel anywhere near as prepared. I've been plagued...
Posted by Andy at March 22, 2005 :: 11:49 PM
training log and sponsorship
Posted by Andy at January 25, 2005 :: 8:30 PM
every marathon begins with a step
Posted by Andy at January 3, 2005 :: 12:20 PM | Comments(2)
10k now, marathon to come
Posted by Andy at November 30, 2004 :: 10:52 AM | Comments(2)
Berlin Hand Bike

This weekend was the Berlin Marathon and although I wasn't running or skating I was still there to cheer on those who were. There were....

Posted by Andy at September 28, 2004 :: 9:55 PM | Comments(1)
building the base
Posted by Andy at August 17, 2004 :: 9:18 PM
a slight detour on the road to recovery
Posted by Andy at August 3, 2004 :: 12:28 PM

Road to recovery.

Posted by Andy at July 12, 2004 :: 1:17 PM
Muscles, stretches and ultrasound treatment.
Posted by Andy at July 6, 2004 :: 1:16 PM | Comments(4)
This year's 3.5 mile race was not in my destiny.
Posted by Andy at July 5, 2004 :: 11:40 AM
the irony of pinning up a training schedule.
Posted by Andy at June 30, 2004 :: 2:17 PM | Comments(1)
Runs from Limehouse to Little Venice, but our route took us as far as Angel.
Posted by Andy at June 21, 2004 :: 8:26 AM
fast and slow laps, but no hills.
Posted by Andy at June 9, 2004 :: 1:05 PM
Running and tourists don't mix incredibly well.
Posted by Andy at June 8, 2004 :: 4:57 PM
Sign up, and run along.
Posted by Andy at April 13, 2004 :: 3:10 PM
Pushing past pain to find your rythmn
Posted by Andy at April 4, 2004 :: 9:46 PM
...running around like a?
Posted by Andy at March 30, 2004 :: 11:41 PM
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