Tapering For a Marathon

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With just over a week to go until the London Marathon, there’s not much time left to make any dramatic improvements to my physical preparation for the day and I’m doing my best to adhere to the overwhelming advice to taper my efforts down to race day itself.

I’ve been to the gym a couple of times, ran a steady 5 miles yesterday and plan to get a similar run in over the weekend.  It really is proving quite a strange situation as normally I’m able to track improvements and gauge performance but for now, it’s a waiting game and one that I’ll only be able to report on after the main event.

So, for the week ahead, a trip to ExCel to register and some carb-loading to add some fuel for the race. Not to mention getting the brain in gear for what is sure to be one hell of a challenge.

So, not much to report at this point; time will tell whether I’ve done enough and whether I’ve done the right stuff.  Whatever happens, it’s all for a great cause (Asthma UK) and I can’t believe the amazing support I’ve had so far from all my generous sponsors – thank you all so much – I’ll do my best!

9 days until the London Marathon and counting…

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