12 in 2012

which marathon's to do?

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02/12/2012 at 17:47

I'm over Rutland now after going to Thailand 3 days afterwards, feel sorry for Miserable bleeder who is still suffering.  I've ordered personalised "14 marathons in 2012" medal hanger, however, 2 medals will be missing Steyning and Rutland, does anyone else who has done these races want to order/design a medal?  The Rutland Water t-shirt doesn't even say you have completed 2012 marathon.

I'm 13 down, Portsmouth to go.

Just over a week ago I calculated I needed to run 6.6 miles everyday for next 36 days (until the end of the year) to reach another challenge goal of 2,012 kilometres (1,250 miles) in 2012. After a mammoth running schedule this week of 57.8 miles (the most I have ever run in a week in my life). I now have to run just shy of 6 miles a day for the next 29 days.

How many Miles/Kilometres has everyone else ran this year in training and races?

So suggestions for 2013

* 2,013 KMs or 2,013 miles in 2013

* Ironman

* run everyday in 2013 minimum of a Km or a mile.

* 13 Trialthons in 2013

* 13 dualthons on 2013




02/12/2012 at 17:55
Just about over the Bronchitis.
Fingers crossed for the Broadmeadow Double this weekend.
18/12/2012 at 13:18

well my 12 in 2012 challenge is now complete. managed to get round Lisbon in about 4 hrs 6 mins which i'm more than happy with as it was pretty hilly in places (especially the last 3 miles )

good luck to everyone running portsmouth - have a few beers for me too

18/12/2012 at 13:26

Well done w2s, as they are advertising rum, brandy and mulled wine on the course I will do, number 14 for me on Sunday. SSQ, Ironman is the challenge for 2013, have you decided on yours? MB, hope you are recovered.

18/12/2012 at 21:05

Hi all, well done W2S for completing number 12 and anyone else that has......so Portsmouth on Sunday. `Am slightly relieved it is the last one and would have never have thought 12 would be possible let alone 15 that finger crossed will be completed Sunday.......Anyone else on Sunday gonna wear a big 12 on the back of their shirt???

19/12/2012 at 06:45

Mine will be completed on 31st December at the Liverbird, my aims for 2013 will be

1) more marathons (15 minimum, 12 booked so far)

2) Knock some time off my average for the year.

3) I will be aiming to complete one of the recognised 1 mile swim events,

4) 1,000 miles of running and 1,000 miles of biking.

5) 25 park runs in the year

We really do need a commemorative Tee-shirt


19/12/2012 at 13:33

are you aiming to do all of them EKGO? that's one serious amount of training if you are..... hats off to you!!  think i'll stick with a little ultra for next years challenge and maybe ramp it up for 2014.....

05/01/2013 at 21:28

Liked drinking brandy at Portsmouth 14#2012 marathon, there is a first time for everything.  T-shirt or trophy cup.

After running over 194 miles in Dec 2012 I reached another challenge goal of 2012KMs (1,250.2 miles) in 2012

Got a customised medal hanger, with the words :14 marathons in 2012.

1. January 2013 recover from 2012.

2. Get 50 parkrun tee shirt, ran 33 another 27 parkruns in 2013.

3. Virgin London marathon 2013 (try for a Pb) and Richmond Park marathon.

4. Improve swimming so I can do my first Tri.

06/01/2013 at 07:08

I received a couple of setbacks to my 2013 already, the first week I've ran 3 miles per day and put 4lbs additional weight on, and secondly I found the Gloucester Marathon is full, so I'm stuffed for january

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