2011 Liverpool Marathon Effort #2

Oh dear- my marathon training has stalled once again 🙁

After starting my training late due to a back problem, I managed to pull a muscle in my calf on one of my first training sessions back- I’ve been told to avoid running for at least a week and I’m meant to stay off it as much as possible which hasn’t been easy as I’m always up and about doing things.  There’s only 9 weeks left so I’m starting to get a bit anxious!  If anyone has any tips about avoiding injuries I’d be really grateful.

Something to put a smile on my face is another addition to our marathon team- Local Co-op manager Gareth McBurney signed up last week- it’s also his first marathon and he’s only just starting to train so I think there’ll be quite a bit of competition between us.  The person I really want to beat though is Kevin Whittaker- one of our volunteers who is planning to run in fancy dress- he hasn’t decided what costume to wear yet so let us know if you have any good suggestions!

If you’d like to support me, Gareth, Kevin or the other boys you can:

  1. Sponsor us – visit the fundraising page here and/or
  2. Cheer us along on the day- email me (sarah.jones@mencapliverpool.org.uk) for details or-
  3. Join the team – we have a few charity places to give to people who agree to raise at least £250 in sponsorship for us.  Email me ( sarah.jones@mencapliverpool.org.uk)   if you’re interested or enter online

At the moment, I’m the only girl on the team – I’m sure there are some ladies who’d be up for the challenge- please spread the word!

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