Chester Marathon 2010

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06/06/2010 at 11:07
I think not hellen - I think it was for runners who were targetting "very quick" times (the winner, from Chester tri, had not , I understand, run sub 2h35m) adn who contacted the organisers
06/06/2010 at 13:38

Pug he said you were going too fast, sorry!

Oyster I will get cracking later.

Been to support two friends at Chester tri this am, loads of our T shirts on display

28/06/2010 at 17:59
Someone off here's being very modest today!
28/06/2010 at 19:38
training for Anglsey marathon now and looking good for it
26/09/2011 at 10:12

Hi! New guy here. Just been catching up on last few pages. I'm doing Chester and interested in a quick summary of the course profile if poss.

Also just wanted to add to the London length debate. I followed the blue line all the way in 2010 and 2011 from the Championship start and still measured 26.82 with no weaving about. Wish it had been 26.24 like Chester as I would have gone 2.36 and smashed my club record!!! Good luck all

26/09/2011 at 10:18

Hi Michael,

 This year's thread is here:

 MBNA Chester Marathon

From what I know of the course, it is pretty flat with some slight undulations. There is a gradual incline at around 24 miles but then it is downhill all the way to the finish.

Good luck. I'm meant to be running it but got a calf strain last Friday so it's pretty much a race against time.

Hopefully see you there!

26/09/2011 at 10:42
Thank you. If it's any consolation I picked up a calf strain at Great Welsh Marathon in April at mile 23, took the week off and ran 2.47 at London the following Sunday so hopefully you'll be ok
26/09/2011 at 20:17
not the same route as 2010

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