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Meet Team Heads Together 2019: Why Neil’s running the London Marathon

Why are you running the marathon? I have always wanted to run the London Marathon, and have applied via the ballot 13 times, and this time I was lucky enough to get a place! I enjoy running, I took it up to help improve my own mental health (although I am not used to this…

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Meet Team Heads Together 2019: Why Ali’s running the London Marathon

Why are you running the marathon? I entered the ballot (despite having no prior experience to running) because I was inspired by the runners in last year’s London Marathon when watching from the sideline. Little did I know that I would actually gain a place to run in the London Marathon this year! It’s also…

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Meet Team Heads Together 2019: Why James is running the London Marathon

Why are you running the marathon? I have run 3 marathons before, and never quite fallen in love with running.  I wanted to approach this differently and find a longer term connection with the physical and mental benefits of running for my general health and well being, rather than focusing on just the “goal” of…

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Meet Team Heads Together 2019: Why Bryany’s running the London Marathon

Why are you running the marathon?  ​I was offered the opportunity to join the team after a drop out and it was not something I could possibly say no to! It is always good to challenge yourself and running is definitely something that was out of my comfort zone. So many people would love the…

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Meet Team Heads Together 2019: Why Aidan’s running the London Marathon

Why are you running the marathon? I’m a 24 year old smoker who probably did a bit too much damage at university. I’ve found running in the past two years to be both great for exercise, but also for clearing my head. I did a few half marathons (Royal Parks and Brighton) and I really…

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