I started preparations for my Half Marathon today, which is just over 100 days away. My girlfriend and me headed off to do a two mile run to test our stamina, but both us were finding it relatively easy and managed about three and a half miles in 35 minutes. Just another ten miles on top of that and we're there. It was an encouraging start and without wanting to tempt fate everything is holding together pretty well for a man of almost 44 years of age. Because of work I've been neglecting my exercise and this bracing run did make me feel a lot better. At my age you've got to lose it or use it. I am looking forward to the challenge of the longer run and if I fuck up my knees or disable myself in the process then I might at least end up benefiting from any money raised!