Matt’s mighty marathon training

Matt is taking on the London Marathon for us and shared his training tips and pre-race breakfast!

Here’s what Matt had to say:

Why did you choose to do the London Marathon in support of us?

‘I run a financial services business and this year we have teamed up with Martin House to help raise as much as we can. When we recently visited the hospice, I was touched by how amazing it was. The more I learn about Martin House and what they do, the more I just want to helpI have been inspired by everyone involved with the charity. It really is a special place and that’s what keeps me going on those cold winter morning long runs!’  

Where is your favourite place to run?

‘St Aidans Nature Reserve.

Favourite running music?

‘I tend to listen to podcasts or talksport. However, I would probably go for 90s Britpop.’  

Top marathon training tip?

‘Just keep smiling and remember why you are doing it!’ 

What will you be having for your pre-race breakfast?

‘Three Weetabix and a cup of Yorkshire Tea.’

Have you ever run a marathon before?

‘Yes, Yorkshire Marathon twice. The last time I vowed I would never do another marathon, but here we are!’

You can support Matt and donate to his JustGiving page.

Matt smiling with our regional fundraiser while visiting Martin House.

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