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Henry Pearce represents England in Toronto Marathon

Henry Pearce (FH 07-12) completes his first full marathon in an impressive debut time of 2:19:22
16 Nov 2018
The following extract is from an article in Fast Running, published 7 November 2018:

After being forced to pull out mid-race on his 26.2 mile debut at the London Marathon earlier this year, Tonbridge AC’s Henry Pearce bounced back to run a fantastic 2:19:23 at the Toronto Waterfront Marathon in October.

Pearce’s achievement is all the more notable for the fact he not only works full time alongside running over 100 miles a week – he also studies most evenings too!

The trainee accountant certainly packs as much as he possibly can into his life living in central London. While the 24 year-old is unsure of what’s next race-wise, he’s keen to strike a happy harmony with training and a city career.

“The key is whether I can balance running with other life commitments,” he tells Fast Running. “I’m going to think it through properly, but I’m leaning more towards giving it a proper shot and balancing work alongside it.”

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