For the latter two nights of my four-night London visit, I stayed at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge. I made this reservation months and months beforehand using award points. I chose this hotel because of its proximity to the finish area of the London Marathon, as I had hoped at the time I made the … Read More
The Expo for the Virgin Money London Marathon was held at an exhibition center called the ExCel Center. It was not in the center of London, but it was easily accessible by public transportation. The Expo was big, bright and festive, with something for everyone. If you know me, you know that I love expos, … Read More
I just completed a fabulous trip to London! I’ve been there before, but not in many years, so, in some ways, it felt like I was visiting for the first time. This trip was theoretically in the making for many years, as I always wanted to run in the London Marathon. So did my friend … Read More
Running can be so fortuitous- you never know who you’ll see or where you’ll find yourself, especially when you’re not in your usual locale. My friend Gina (who lives in Southern England) and I have always talked about running the London Marathon, but so far, have not been chosen in the ballot. This year, we … Read More
Let me preface this by saying that running the London Marathon has always been a goal of mine, and that, on Sunday, as I kept up with the running of the London Marathon on the internet, I wrote on a British friend’s Facebook page that we really have to run the London Marathon next year. … Read More
This British mom of 5, has never run a marathon, but is confident she can do it in 5-inch heels! um… ok?