In the beginning…the fat boy decided to run

With Kevin Costner it was a case of "if you build it, they will come". Back in the August of 2010 I wondered if the same can be true of "if you blog it, you will run". I had been meaning to get fitter for some time but never quite got into the groove. From a flirtation with jogging at the end of the previous year to periodic spells at the gym; all seem to fizzle out after a while. After six-months of sloth I needed to get the spatula out and give myself a slap on the arse: it was time to set a target. The statement I made in my blog was a simple one: "By this time next year I intend to have run a marathon". I…
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