It has been a long and worthwhile journey. Almost 4 years ago I took up running and ran my first race, the 2012 BUPA London 10K (my anniversary run). I was hooked. The atmosphere was amazing. Mo won it. I survived it. And with a goody bag and a t-shirt came the bling. A medal? Oh yes! The inner magpie in me was awakened and soon I was picking up medals each week.
Inspired by Marty Ewers and Alana Bonner as they approached 100 medals each I ran over 30 races a year for a couple of years before upping my distance and somehow, with the Hyde Park 10K I reached 100 medals in 3 years, 11 months and 9 days. Or so I thought. Here is the first 100…
Notice something about about that 100? Yes, the Hyde Park 10K is not there. Why? Well, as I was prepping this blog post I realised that I had already reached the 100 at the 40th anniversary Dartford Half on 13th March. I guess I am just not very good at counting.
Here is the 101st then, the Runthrough Hyde Park 10K medal. And a new rack is on the way for it to go on.