London Marathon 2020
“I’m going into the unknown”
Kieron, who in his own words is a “20-stone lorry driver”, admits he’s no athlete. “I’m absolutely starting from scratch,” he tells us.
“You can go out for a run and completely forget whatever is going on in your personal life”
It won’t be his first marathon. The 37-year-old fire safety manager competed in the Birmingham Marathon in 2017 but as he explains, that didn’t go to plan.
“Staying active is so important to me with my condition. Otherwise, my body seizes up and is in pain.”
Having competed at county and district level when she was at school, she was no stranger to running but she admits, she was “quite slow.”
“Everyone who is involved in the marathon has had one big lift”
Earlier this month it was finally confirmed that the 2020 London Marathon race will be open to elite athletes only.