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Ultrabonkers

About Ultrabonkers

53 year old Dad with 2 daughters at UNI, kart racer and runner, massively supported by my partner Debs. Founder, with Debs, of our running club, Sherfield Park Runners. Going longer into Marathons and Ultras in 2015 - London for Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research, Berlin Marathon in Sept and my first Ultras in June at Endure24 and August at the Salisbury 5-4-3-2-1 (Oh! and...4 half marathons, 20 mile race, 10 mile Great South Run, etc.!!!)

Still a marathon runner – ready to do it all again!

5May

ultrabonkers marathon blog

A week on from successfully completing my first marathon, the Virgin Money London Marathon 2015, and I’m still just as happy as I was a week ago, and it will be something that lives with me all my life. I … Continue reading

  

ONE WEEK! One week of paranoia, excitment, balanced nutrition, hydration & staying healthy

20Apr

7days_togo

This is it, just one week left till the Virgin Money London Marathon 2015.  A week / 7 days.  Seems a short time but, oh my word!  This is going to be a long, long, long week!  Not that I’m excited or … Continue reading

  

TAPER? I’M STILL TRAINING!!! AND BEING SUPPORTED BY STEPHEN FRY!

31Mar

Click the arrow above to watch how Stephen Fry is supporting runners raising money by running the London Marathon

Oh my!  The Virgin Money London Marathon really is getting close!  Sunday 26th April to be precise, or even more precise: 3 long runs, 8 effort runs, 9 recovery runs (or parkruns), 6 rest days, 2x Pilates sessions, 4x swims … Continue reading

  

Just 8 weeks till the London Marathon, and a lot has happened since my last blog

26Feb

Mark running- blog

Marathon training plan is still relentless, mid way through week 12 of 20, with lots of hills sessions, which have proved really good for building my base strength and endurance.  The fast running, threshold stuff has been OK but I … Continue reading

  

Running to beat blood cancers

4Feb

Running to raise money for Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research

My journey into marathons and ultra-marathons to challenge myself and raise funds for Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research I’m a 53 year old Dad with two daughters at UNI, kart racer and a management consultant working long, pretty stressful hours from … Continue reading