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6 Days to go.........

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…….and I’ve done all I can now, yesterday was my last run of any major miles, a gentle 10 miler to signal the beginning of the final prep and the build up to Marathon Sunday. The taper as I guess with most, has been difficult, almost sitting on my hands or feet as the case may be, to stop myself from over doing it. Since the taper began I’ve felt the niggles more and more, my glutes especially have been quite literally, a pain in the arse! The taper miles have been gentle because to be honest, we all know that with two weeks until the marathon, if you haven’t got the right sort of training in before that, the last two weeks are not going to do any more than keep the legs ticking over and recuperate the body for the challenge ahead. I, on the whole have been pleased with how my trainings gone, but I must admit with the intensity of the niggles I was beginning to question my ability to cope with 26.2 miles without swearing a lot because I hadn’t been able to make it to the start line fe…