Lisa Marsden: March News

I’m standing amognst 1200 enthusiastic runners at the start of the 2010 Kilimanjaro Half Marathon! Held annually in the small farming town of Moshi in northern Tanzania, the race attracts a variety of runners of all shapes and sizes, from older “tourist runners” wanting to compete the Africa leg of running a marathon on each continent, to many keen locals. However, it’s the large band of Elite East African athletes that’s given me goose bumps – as for those who know me, athletics is one of my absolute passions and I never would have dreamt of lining up alongside such a star studded field. Prime athletes aside, we are all there with one goal in common – to run Kili.

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