Frankfurt Marathon 2012

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01/04/2012 at 20:30
Signed up for this the other day and looking forward to it! Anyone else running this one?
03/05/2012 at 13:08

+ 1 

12/06/2012 at 20:23

I'm in

13/06/2012 at 11:22

 I'm in

13/06/2012 at 18:20

19 and a half weeks to go...what plans are you peeps going to follow?

24/06/2012 at 11:14

Hiya people! Haven't been checking this recently. 

Training for me starts the 30th. Hope the weather picks up a bit - it's been miserable!

At least this one's meant to be flat.

24/06/2012 at 11:23

Hi Cat

I've got 6 more weeks of Hadd base training, then I'm hoping to be fit enough for the 12 week P&D 55-70m.

24/06/2012 at 12:41

What is Hadd training?

I probably don't need a full 16 weeks because I've got a good baseline, but that's what I've always done, and I want to squeeze in 5 long (18+) runs in alternative weeks, so that basically gives me a 4 week buildup to 18.

I must say I'm feeling very unfit compared to the start of last marathon's training. I hope it goes away!

24/06/2012 at 12:47

Cat

There's a thread on RW and another one on Fetch, but it's basically training by Heart Rate - specifically, getting the body to run at lower HRs and thus improve aerobically. I'm hoping that with a better base I can survive the next mara without slowing/bonking out...again...

28/06/2012 at 20:42

Hi all, i'm in for Frankfurt too! Scary much - the 18 week mark has crept up fast!

01/07/2012 at 16:53

boing!

17 weeks to go. How's the training going, peeps?

02/07/2012 at 20:52

First-week long run (8 miles) down this weekend and felt pretty good. Had been a bit worried about training through the summer but it's looking like i won't have to

02/07/2012 at 21:12
Well done Jenny: won't worry or won't train?
04/07/2012 at 23:21
Won't worry, since there doesn't seem to e much summer yet... Definitely need to train!
How's everyone getting on?
05/07/2012 at 11:58

Another week of slow plodding, pace controlled by the heart rate monitor, but managed to break 50 miles last week.

05/07/2012 at 22:16

Wow, so you're not just training up to Frankfurt I take it then?

I ran just shy of 20 miles last week, so not quite in the same league but pretty pleased - hadn't added it up before!

06/07/2012 at 16:45

Lol Jenny - I am an aerobic mess and the only way I'm going to cure it is doing lots of slow mileage. This will be my seventh attempt at a sub-4 (I'm not kidding). This time I'm leaving nothing to chance...

08/07/2012 at 18:20

Hiya! Been watching Wimbledon so not been on the forums much! Good week for me - not too many niggles. I think I clocked 33 miles, which was more than I'd planned. Next weeks' a funny one - I have a 10K at the weekend, so not sure whether to take a cut back week in terms of long runs, or run home from the race, or make up the long run some other day in the week. Hmm...

 

09/07/2012 at 13:49

Cat - my vote is warm up, race, easy jog home

20/07/2012 at 13:04

Boing

100 days to go peeps. Eek! Doesn't sound long at all!

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