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Edinburgh Marathon – Andrea Hadfield shares her experience

Edinburgh Marathon – Andrea Hadfield shares her experience

After entering the event back in October, and thinking I would have plenty of time to train, the months rolled by, I went on holiday for 3 weeks, before I knew it, I was only a month away from the event having done very minimal training. A 20 mile obstacle course and a couple of minor […]

Edinburgh Marathon – Phil Turner shares the details of his Marathon build and how it went on the day

Edinburgh Marathon – Phil Turner shares the details of his Marathon build and how it went on the day

I was fortunate to gain a free place via the club for the Edinburgh Marathon, a Marathon that I had thought about doing for a couple of years. Training had gone reasonably well with no major issues other than my eldest sons stag weekend , and wedding in April, which meant that alcohol was involved […]

Edinburgh Marathon Adventure Part 2 – Alison Jones ran her fastest marathon since 2014 but post-race proved to be the real challenge

Edinburgh Marathon Adventure Part 2 – Alison Jones ran her fastest marathon since 2014 but post-race proved to be the real challenge

The Edinburgh Marathon was my first foray into marathon running, so has a lot to answer for, this was in 2012 and I managed to get round in 4.18, so that was my target time to beat. The route has changed, but not by much most of this marathon is along the coast, so running […]

Edinburgh Marathon – Karen Gill reports back from her 2nd marathon

Edinburgh Marathon – Karen Gill reports back from her 2nd marathon

My Edinburgh Marathon Story. It was the ‘sorry’ magazine I got for London last year that made me apply for this. A little leaflet tucked inside, saying guaranteed place, so I applied. My second marathon. Christmas came and the training programme began. Run, gym, rest, etc, regular massages and before I knew, it was here. […]

Edinburgh Marathon – Sharon Burfield tells of her adventure in Scotland

Edinburgh Marathon – Sharon Burfield tells of her adventure in Scotland

When Alison Jones suggested running the Edinburgh marathon, I jumped at the chance!  We planned our flights, and Alison booked the accommodation.  In the meantime, I became injured, and then ran London.  After some physiotherapy and a few visits to a sports podiatrist, I was back to training properly, in preparation for Edinburgh… In the […]