Marathon efforts - Are you among the runners featured in Days Gone By?
PUBLISHED: 18:00 10 October 2020
Have you ever taken on the challenge of running a marathon?
Many thousands of runners around East Anglia have completed a marathon or half-marathon - with some taking part in many events.
Today we are looking back at some of their efforts, including events held in the 1980s, 90s and 2000s.
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Marathon and half-marathon locations over the years have included Ipswich, Felixstowe, Chedburgh, Aldeburgh, Mildenhall and many more.
Many runners spend months training for their big day and gradually building up.
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Sadly this year those preparing for the London Marathon could not take to the streets of the capitaldue to coronavirus restrictions. But,undeterred, many instead took part in a virtual London marathon nearer home in Suffolk.
Share your marathon memories. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or write to Judy Rimmer, 120 Princes Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 1RS.
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