Warm weather is tough going for Marathon trio

Caddington dad Mike Morland after the Marathon

Caddington dad Mike Morland after the Marathon

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Sunday’s balmy sunshine was terrific for tourists and London Marathon supporters but tough on those taking part in the capital’s premier event.

Former Herald&Post reporter Steve Nolan, doing his second marathon – this time in aid of brave Luton burns survivor Shamiam Arif – said the combination of warm weather no breeze meant he was beginning to flag by mile 22: “I was also in a fair amount of pain.

Steve Nolan who ran the marathon for Luton burns survivor Shamiam Arif
Steve Nolan who ran the marathon for Luton burns survivor Shamiam Arif

“But the support of the crowd cheering me on was immense – it really gives tired legs a boost.

 

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