London Marathon – Part 2
Elliot Hind – 2:33:13
To say I’d been looking forward to the London Marathon of 2017 would be an understatement. Training had gone perfectly and I’d broken the club record for 20 miles twice in the build up (best was 1.52 at the Oakley 20).
My brother’s girlfriend very kindly let me stay at her flat in East Dulwich so I was only 12 minutes by train from the Championship start at Blackheath. I had a really relaxed journey down and had a quiet evening eating pasta and watching TV. In the morning there were trains every half an hour from Peckham Rye station, I decided to go for the 08.21 which would get me to the start well over an hour before the 10.00 race and had plenty of buffer time if anything went wrong.