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London Marathon 2020 – done!

London Marathon 2020 – done!

As I said in my previous post on this years London Marathon: "Wow!  This year is the 40th year of the London Marathon.  This is one of the most iconic mass participation event in the world, and this year it is celebrating 40 years… amazing."  Even...

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Running the virtual London Marathon 2020 – 40th year!

Running the virtual London Marathon 2020 – 40th year!

Wow!  This year is the 40th year of the London Marathon.  This is one of the most iconic mass participation event in the world, and this year it is celebrating 40 years... amazing. This year is different to all before.  We will be running a virtual race - no big...

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Running an Ultra Marathon – compete or complete?

Running an Ultra Marathon – compete or complete?

As I begin to wind up my training towards reinvigorating my passion for long runs, for example next years Threshold series 52 mile Race to the Tower Ultra Marathon (I am running in support of Dogs Trust), I reconsidered a question I was posed years ago - to compete or...

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Ultra running for the Dogs Trust

Ultra running for the Dogs Trust

I am running the virtual London Marathon 2020 (26.2 miles) and the Race to the Tower 2021 ultra marathon (52 miles) to raise funds for the Dogs Trust. Please help me support the Dogs Trust: https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/EdwardWallington​ I have a wonderful dog...

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Where do you work?  Work from Office, home, anywhere…

Where do you work? Work from Office, home, anywhere…

The COVID-19 pandemic has been nothing short of heart breaking. I am so glad the world has come together to support each other in this global time of need. It has also given us an opportunity to evolve how we work, in my view for the better. The lockdowns imposed due...

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Getting back in to running

Getting back in to running

It has been a little while since I had a really good series of runs. From a batch of injuries to lack of motivation, I am only really getting back into serious running now. I was certainly lacking motivation. To get myself going again, I started slowly, limiting...

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Quantic Executive MBA – Early Thoughts

Quantic Executive MBA – Early Thoughts

I have recently started the Quantic Executive MBA, and after about 2 months, I thought it might be useful to drop a note of my initial thoughts. I will then do an update later in the course. I have always been keen to undertake an MBA (Master of Business...

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Royal Parks Half Marathon 2019

Royal Parks Half Marathon 2019

Today (Sun 13th Oct 2019) I ran the Royal Parks Half Marathon with 20 of my work colleagues, and about 16,000 other runners! The half takes place in central London and takes in some of the capital's world-famous landmarks and four of London's eight Royal Parks - Hyde...

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Race to the Tower Ultra Marathon 2019

Race to the Tower Ultra Marathon 2019

On Saturday 8th June 2019 I ran the Race to the Tower ultra marathon on behalf of Help for Heroes. One of a series of ultras hosted by the team at Threshold, the 52 mile route meanders through the stunning landscape and picturesque villages of the Cotswolds. What can...

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