1468Mark Fairbrother

Running: Brighton Marathon
Lives: Ashford Job: Accountant
Aged: 40
Follow Mark on Twitter: @mpfaccountancy Mark's story: Mark took up running in a bid to combat winter chest infections and allergies and improve his general health and fitness. Working long hours in London and with a busy family life Mark will be working to balance his training by fitting in runs during his lunchbreak around Clapham Common, as well as running part of the way to or from work. Mark's goal for the Brighton Marathon is to run a sub 3:30 marathon.

Mark's blog

Brighton Marathon 2013!
Wednesday, 24 April, 2013 So this was it, the culmination of 4 months hard training, sacrifices and unbelievable support from all corners... Read more >
Big miles banked onto the Taper
Tuesday, 2 April, 2013 Phew, a huge sense of achievement washes over me as I write this instalment; I’ve now reached that critical stage of my marathon journey, the Taper... Read more >
Eyes on the prize
Friday, 22 March, 2013 Hello guys – and welcome to my latest update. I actually can’t believe how quick this year is going; and as we find ourselves deep into March this can only mean one thing... Read more >
A weekend in Cambridgeshire
Wednesday, 13 March, 2013 What a beautiful City, steep in history, culture, academic excellence and now home to the increasingly popular Saucony Half Marathon... Read more >
Early signs of Spring...
Monday, 4 March, 2013 Hi guys and welcome to my weekly blog. For the last 2 months or so I have had to endure pretty much the worst of the British weather, as I suspect most of you have reading this... Read more >
T  Minus 46
Tuesday, 26 February, 2013 Hi runners, and welcome to my latest instalment. We bid farewell to yet another solid month of training and look toward to ‘Mental March’... Read more >
We are the Cheeky Boys
Thursday, 21 February, 2013 I thought I would start this week’s blog by sharing with you the sighting of, what I now believe to be a new neighbour, none other than one half of the ‘Cheeky Girls'... Read more >
Mid term report
Monday, 11 February, 2013 Hello runners – it’s been a couple of weeks now since my last blog so allow me to give a quick update on where I’m at... Read more >
Time waits for no man
Wednesday, 30 January, 2013 Wow! – My countdown clock to the Brighton Marathon is reading 75 days to go..... That’s not a lot of time, for what feels like so much more training to do, especially if I’m going to dip under my target time of 3:30... Read more >
New Plans, New Man
Monday, 21 January, 2013 Hello everyone, and welcome to week 5 of my Marathon Journey to Brighton, as I write this, there is now only 85 days to go until I stand on that start line, call me cynical but that does not seem like a lot of days to me... Read more >
Week 4, lets train some more!
Monday, 14 January, 2013 Wow, it’s true what they say, time really does fly when you’re having fun, and what a fun week I have had... Read more >
You've reached a plateau
Friday, 4 January, 2013 So, welcome to my first blog!  I must begin by wishing you a very healthy 2013 and look forward to sharing my journey towards the Brighton Marathon in April... Read more >

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