At this stage, your body is effectively in major trauma.... Muscles are torn in various places, glucose levels in the bloodstream have plummeted, carbohydrate stores depleted - and your immune system is shot to pieces.
But mentally what are you experiencing so close to the finish line? Fuelled by my curiosity, I wanted to create a series that explores the depth of our resolve and embodies our spirit and resilience as human beings.
Completing a marathon is a far deeper experience than 'just' the physical exertion measured in miles and time. Being pushed up against, and beyond our physical and mental limits (both on the day and during the months of training) is a soul level and perspective changing experience.