As I mentioned in my profile, I am a runner.   I began running in the late 1990s, progressing very slowly from 10 minutes, to 5k and then to 10k. I ran my first Half Marathon in 2004 and eventually fulfilled my ambition to run a full marathon quite a few years later in 2011 – although anyone who has ever tried to enter London will know that getting in is not easy! I thought I’d share