Tag: london marathon

The Bouras Bulletin

Usain Bolt cemented his place as the greatest sprinter of all time as he successfully defended his 100m title. Bolt posted an Olympic record time of 9.63 to beat countryman Yohan Blake and American Justin Gatlin into second and third respectively. British athletes enjoyed their share of the glory in the Olympic Stadium on Saturday as […]

Rob’s Round Up

Manchester City will play Stoke in the FA Cup final after they beat Manchester United and Bolton respectively at Wembley this weekend. It will be City’s first FA Cup final in 30 years and Stoke’s first ever. City saw off rivals United 1-0 on Saturday thanks to Yaya Toure’s 52nd-minute winner and Stoke thrashed Bolton […]

Long Distance Training

In the 5th Century a bloke called Phidippides was a professional runner.  To cut a very long story short, at the battle of Marathon the Athenian army was defeated the odds and gave the Persians something of a major kick in.  Outnumbered 4 to 1 they launched a surprise but seemingly suicidal offensive.  Astonishingly, by […]