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Stander M45

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About Me

October 2009. Was two stone heaviler, smoked and had not exercised at all for nearly 20 years - unless walking to the pub counts! Liquid carbs

I got a place in the 2010 London Marathon and got just fit enough not to die half way around the course - the only condition that my missus insisted upon before allowing me to actually run. I kept up the running afterwards.

In April 2012 I ran my third London marathon. I did so in memory of my wife who passed away that January, aged just 43.

I run raising funds for a charity very dear to my heart. P.A.R.C. Essex works with children and young adults with disabilities. My son (who has austism) loves the place is goes there regularly. They are a fantastic bunch of people who do amazing work and have provided my family much needed support both before and after the death of my wife.

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"Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one"
Bruce Lee

Achievements


  • Races
    57

  • Miles
    2409

  • Miles
    8

  • Miles
    75

  • WAVA
    69.32%

  • 100m
    15

  • 400m
    1:32

  • Mile
    6:50

  • 5k
    26:44

  • 5M
    41:13

  • 10k
    52:18

  • 10M
    1:25:23

  • Half
    1:52:58

  • 20M
    3:43:44

  • Mara
    4:35:08

Current Status

My legs seemed to have started to work again. Weird.

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Running For Charity

This user is running for PARC Essex - http://www.justgiving.com/BigRunningFool

I have a gorgious 5 year old son who has austism. The people at PARC work to help children with a wide range of disabilities and their familes and they have been particularly helpfuly in keeping me sane (ish) over the last three years - a time when my wife has also had very major health concerns, having had 6 major operations at least a few of which undoubtedly saved her life.

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