The London Aftermath

Five weeks after the highs of a PB at the London Marathon and I am still feeling massively enthused about my running. Never underestimate the lasting feel-good factor that comes with a personal best! That said, what comes up must go down and it is not unusual to feel a bit ‘meh’ following a marathon….

A personal best in London at its best

So often, you will finish a race with a feeling that you could have done better. Looking back on yesterday’s London Marathon, I can honestly say that I couldn’t have given much more. And this is quite something for me as I tend to be my harshest critic. I had aimed to finish in roughly…

The day before

I will wake up tomorrow morning with mixed thoughts. Partly thinking ‘not this again!’ but also ‘right, it’s time to make the most of the last 20 weeks of training and abstinence’. Well some abstinence anyway! In my first marathon in London 2010, I finished in 3h18 after a long slog for the final 10 miles….

Where did it all begin?

My name is Marcus Green and welcome to my blog Run for your life.  If you’re looking for an honest and real account from a runner – warts and all – then you’ve come to the right place. I have Crohn’s disease (inflammation of the digestive tract) so life isn’t always easy but I hope…