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Jane Bannister tells of her first marathon

Jane Bannister tells of her first marathon

The Leon The Runner event promoted by Phoenix Running was to be my first lap race and I booked this to join Leon in his 100th marathon. Having never done this type of event before I wasn’t sure what to expect. There were quite a lot of us SJ’s entered and we all met up […]

Leon’s Quest for the Vest – 100 marathons

Leon’s Quest for the Vest – 100 marathons

My journey really started in April 2012 after a visit to the doctors and being given notice that a) I was very overweight b) I drank way too much c) my blood pressure was sky high and I would need to go on tablets if things didn’t change and d) I was quickly approaching 50. […]

Leon The Runner – 100 Marathons

Leon The Runner – 100 Marathons

Tomorrow is a big day for Leon Hicks as he completes his century of marathons and joins the 100 Marathon Club. As a preview to the big run tomorrow, Leon has shared a few thoughts:- As I sit here contemplating my up coming marathon. I start to think why, why have I put myself through […]

Leon Hicks – My journey to run 100 Marathons

Leon Hicks – My journey to run 100 Marathons

Sometimes peoples’ achievements and aspirations simply blow your mind. Around Christmas I started hearing chat about someone who was planning to run 52 marathons in 52 weeks. Astounded by the sheer physical challenge of running and recovering, let alone the logistics I dug deeper and will hand over to Leon to tell his story….. My […]