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Laura Goodbourn

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I started running in 2016 to train for a half marathon. I totally underestimated the training and had a few injuries leading up to the race. I cried with relief as I crossed the finish line, but I did it. I didn’t run much after that, until I decided to apply for a charity place for London 2018. After finding out my Dad has a rare cancer, I needed to do something, not only to help people in the future, but also myself, to process the information. My Dad unfortunately passed away 4months after his diagnosis in September last year. I drew on this and used it to help keep me focused and on track. London was the best experience of my life and knowing my Dad was with me every step of the way, meant I was able to stay focused on my goal. I learned a lot from my first race that I was able to use and it meant I kept all injuries at bay. My plan is to complete the 6 WMM 🙂 fingers crossed for Tokyo

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