Jonathan prepared himself to run in the "SpeedPost Times" Marathon by subscribing to a tough running routine. He kept up his daily five-kilometre run (1) __________
the fact that it rained for most of the two weeks before the sporting event. (2) __________
a precaution, Jonathan donned a waterproof parka and trackpants whenever he ran. Jonathan's father, (3) __________
is a retired coach, remarked that his son was a very determined fellow whenever he set his heart on something. He lets on that Jonathan's other love was water colour landscape painting. Faced with a choice (4) __________
the two, he chose one over the (5) __________
. Jonathan himself has pointed out that he would (6) __________
run a marathon than sit still for hours with his painting.
Mr. Sundram pointed out that his son developed (7) __________
love for running long distances in his teens. As a young adult now, Jonathan dreams of becoming the national champion (8) __________
planning, at the same time, to take on the tougher marathon in Boston, USA.
Lately, Jonathan has also quashed (9) __________
rumours that he was unlikely to win because after all, it would be his fifth attempt at the championship title. Both father (10) __________
son are sure that the trophy will be added to their family treasures soon. For now, Jonathan continues his training.