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Why Walking the London Marathon is Miles Better Than Running It

But their jaws would drop when I told them that, mile for mile, a Power Walker moving at 4.5 miles per hour burns the same calories as a runner.

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Fran's Virgin London Marathon 2016

It’s the most amazing experience being involved in such a prestigious event and the support you receive from Walk the Walk is second to none.

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The Virgin Money London Marathon Team 2016

They DID it! Congratulations Virgin Money London Marathon Team 2016!

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Bev’s Virgin London Marathon 2015 journey…

I loved all 26 miles, didn’t hit the wall, didn’t feel tired, had so much energy left at the end, I could’ve run another mile, if I had to though my legs might’ve objected somewhat!

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Men get breast cancer too – The Virgin London Marathon

Later that night, as the bra was getting fixed to my running top, I came to the idea that running in a T-shirt was not acceptable. I had no choice but to run in just a bra if I wanted to get the message across with maximum impact.

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Our London Marathon story…

The sun just kept shining and mile by mile we tried to take it all in and absorb it. We felt so proud to be walking for Walk the Walk. The sights and sounds of that day will be with us forever it really was an unbelievable day.

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Lucy walks The Virgin London Marathon

All I could hear was my name being called and loads of encouragement as I passed runner after runner. Apparently a little way behind me the crowds were yelling “Go on Tracey – Lucy just a little way in front of you!”. Thousands of people watching me and shouting my name and clapping as I rounded the corners in front of Buckingham Palace with just me in the middle of the vast road.

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