Brass Monkey Half Marathon

18th Jan 2009

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18/01/2009 at 07:34

Beders - are you on for a pacing job then? You'd be an ideal windbreak  I'm 1461. Leaving now.

Good luck all!

18/01/2009 at 14:54
That was fun. Cracking day for it and the feared gales turned out to be a gentle breeze against on the way out and assisting on the way back. The sun shone, we got a rucksack instead of a sweatshirt and I beat most of the people I wanted to with a totally unexpected 1:26. Great organisation, including the chip pick-up which could have been disastrous but was very well organised. Well done Knavesmire, living up to your usual high standards as ever.
18/01/2009 at 14:59

I got a half-marathon PB! Definitely helped by the chip-timing as it took me quite a while to get over the line - seemed busier than last year?

The support from the marshalls was brilliant, especially in the last couple of miles when I really needed it!

Hope everyone else had a good race.

18/01/2009 at 16:16
Results are now available here.
18/01/2009 at 16:23

a one second pb for me, God that hurt

Top organisation as always, thanks Knavesmire harriers

Edited: 18/01/2009 at 16:23
18/01/2009 at 16:28
Fantastically well organised as ever. Sorry I didn't get to meet anyone/many people. M1 was closed on the way up meaning we arrived in the car park about 20 mins before the off! Bit of a rush to get chip etc but all ok and whilst I didn't dip under 1.45 I did a PB of 1.45.05 (chip time, Garmin time was 2 secs slower) so I'm tired but happy
PSC    pirate
18/01/2009 at 16:46
PBs all round... well done LMH and Hipps... (and anyone else who PB'ed)!   Good running considering the wind.  It was bad enough washing the car today let alone racing
18/01/2009 at 16:48

the wind wasnt that bad psc, well, niot the wind outside anyroad

PSC    pirate
18/01/2009 at 16:56
LOL
18/01/2009 at 17:04
I had me usual legendary tummy troube
18/01/2009 at 17:16

Hi everyone.  Well done to you all.  I managed to get a pb today too - 1:41:24 which is 3 mins off my previous best.  Now sitting here abolsutely shattered!

18/01/2009 at 17:38

Hipps - I had a couple of slow miles which I put down to the wind - 4 and 5 were the worst.

Well done Dippycat! Great running.

18/01/2009 at 17:39

LMH, I did struggle a bit around mile 4 to 5, i just assumed that was me being stupid and doing the first 2 miles at 8.5 mm

18/01/2009 at 17:43

LMH - Well done

Hippo - another sub 2hr half to add to your collection

18/01/2009 at 17:43

yes

and a 10 mile and 10k pb en route

18/01/2009 at 17:55
That's fantastic Hippo!
18/01/2009 at 17:59

Hippo i looked over the place for you, at 8.5 min miles theres no wonder i did'nt see you.

My days of PBs have long since gone even though the conditions were just about ideal, and the Marshalls were brilliant although the one that told me near the end that i was looking good was being too kind   

18/01/2009 at 17:59

well, erm, it was nowt like your time Dippycat

but, ill be looking for a 10 miler and a 10k to do, thats for sure

18/01/2009 at 18:22
Thanks Knavesmire Harriers, really well organised and great support - loved it. That kit kat in the goody bag was the best one I've ever tasted. Congrats to all who got PBs.
18/01/2009 at 18:43

Hippo - you must come to Silverstone and knock some more seconds of your half pb. I will be getting some more Fetch point soon then

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