am i goin to embarrass myself?

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22/10/2013 at 14:24

Good Luck for Sunday

22/10/2013 at 18:30

Pace yourself and you can do it. that feeling youll get when you finish will overcome any negative thoughts you had before hand.


Just think of this even if you did come last which you wont you will still be ahead of all those hundreds of thousands of people in that area who havnt even tried.

Good Luck!!!

22/10/2013 at 18:51


Mr A Nonymous wrote (see)

Scott - you feeling alright? That was like a positive post there ........ take note Samir!


Wouldn't it be funny if the OP has been economical with the truth about her training and then runs a storming time! Lets see how positive Scott would be then....

Edited: 22/10/2013 at 18:52
22/10/2013 at 20:26

Do it Cheryl. Do a run walk strategy. You won't be last, and you won't be 4 stone overweight by the finish !


22/10/2013 at 20:52

I did it two or three years ago.  Lots of people walked, lots finished significantly slower than your estimated time.  You won't be last.

27/10/2013 at 06:01

So the day has dawned,it was a long long night!!!!! Yesterday I was stupidly excited,today I am.totally petrified!!!!!! See you all on the other side.good luck to everyone taking part in the gsr xx 

27/10/2013 at 07:49
Good luck!
Very inspirational thread btw - and my first forum reply as I wanted to wish your luck!
Looking forward to hearing how you did
27/10/2013 at 14:29

Good luck Cheryl hope you will let us know how it went

seren nos    pirate
27/10/2013 at 14:38

hope you enjoyed it

27/10/2013 at 17:56

I blinking well did it!!!!!! Whoop whoop 2hrs 21.53  slower than I'd hoped for but I totally loved the whole experience from start like to.finish.I struggled mile 7 and the last 2 along the seafront into the head wind were brutal but I made it to mile 7 before needing to walk and ran far far more of the race than I thought I would so am.feeling pretty chuffed. Now I am.home had a bath and delicious.dinner my legs are feeling a bit broken!!!! Lol. Bring on the spring and more events to name is.Cheryl and I am a runner.)))) 

27/10/2013 at 17:57

And thanks for all of your fantastically supportive replies and good wishes.if you were here I would hug you all! X

seren nos    pirate
27/10/2013 at 18:11

so pleased for you.the wind wasn't making anything easy today.......have a rest and enjoy the feeling of being a runner and then after training through the winter you will be able to make strides into the time.

 so pleased you enjoyed it


27/10/2013 at 18:13

well done, and a brilliant time for your first race. Give your legs a couple of days off to recover, or just do a few walks if you want to get out and exercise

27/10/2013 at 18:39
Well done Cheryl,
27/10/2013 at 18:39

Well done Cheryl

27/10/2013 at 18:44

Well done Cheryl fantastic achievement 

27/10/2013 at 23:00

Well done Cheryl

28/10/2013 at 06:49

Morning everyone, once again calling on your massive pot of.experience.firstly,my.muscles.feel surprisingly ok but my knees are total agony I can barely this normal? And secondly,where do I go from here ( after a couple days of rest) do I take a start from scratch and build my base running fitness maybe do c25k? Or do i just carry on as I am? Just going out and seeing how far I can go and let my speed and fitness improve naturally? And hopefully make a.dent in the 4 stone I trying to loose? Advice please lovely people xx

28/10/2013 at 09:20

Congrats!!!! give your knees a little ice and warm alternations and the ache should ease - it helped me during my mara recovery


Edited: 28/10/2013 at 09:20
28/10/2013 at 09:33

Well done you! What an proud of yourself!!

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