Giants Head Marathon - June 2013

Anyone else taking part?

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22/02/2013 at 00:10

I'm camping, I've even washed the sleeing bags. I'd better start doing some training then I guess.

I def won't be as prepared as I want to be but that's life.

22/02/2013 at 08:19
So far this week my training has consisted of looking at hills and saying "ooo, that hill looks steep. I think I'll run that when I feel better." Mr by eck (or who ever I am a travelling with) then reaches over to check I am not still running a temperature.
22/02/2013 at 09:10
I ran twice up and down our local hill last night. Total ascent about 800ft and I was shattered. Long way to go for me, I think
22/02/2013 at 16:22

Beer and Cider will be available at the RW/Fetch/Enigma 20 mile love station at the top of the Batcombe mountai.....erm hill....erm slight incline.

cuddles, pats on the back..."there,there its going to be alrights" will be available free of charge

22/02/2013 at 16:23

Meeting with the Parish council and WI (God help me) next week to sort out food for the Friday night list for camping and nosh will go up end of next week

22/02/2013 at 16:31

... and the tea tent?

22/02/2013 at 16:33

All at the twenty mile bit Dorset Tea have given us a giant wtaer boiler and we will have cakes and biscuit too

Sister Bad Habit is in charge so you will enjoy yourselves it or not

22/02/2013 at 16:33

Bar and Hogroast at the finish

22/02/2013 at 17:11
goldbeetle wrote (see)

All at the twenty mile bit Dorset Tea have given us a giant wtaer boiler and we will have cakes and biscuit too

Excellent, I'll bring a tea-cup.

goldbeetle wrote (see)

Sister Bad Habit is in charge so you will enjoy yourselves .

 Fixed that for you.

22/02/2013 at 17:21
I'll look forward to that WHEN I get to 20 miles.
22/02/2013 at 18:04

Good response Steve WHEN not IF 

22/02/2013 at 18:18

I ran up anddown a very little hill on Wednesday. Still it was probably the furthest I've ran all year.*

*not really very true.

22/02/2013 at 18:23
I'll get there by hell or high water. I've been watching marathons for years, and it's about time I did one
22/02/2013 at 18:26
I can walk 26 miles no problem, but I'm determined to run most of this. We have a regular argument at work about what constitutes a marathon runner. My answer is always anybody who gets round within the time it would take to walk it
03/03/2013 at 20:09
I ran the Silverstone HM today in a PB of 2.17.07, which I'm delighted with. However I've learned two things. Firstly that I have a LONG way to go to do a marathon, and secondly that I need to find some stretches or something to help my lower back because today hurt
03/03/2013 at 20:54

Well done mate 

03/03/2013 at 20:55

this is a good one two 



Edited: 03/03/2013 at 20:56
08/03/2013 at 11:36
Motivational speech of the century from my missus last night. "Can't believe you've entered that marathon in June, as there's no way you'll be ready. It looks really difficult" Talk about red rag to the bull! Completely determined to prove her wrong. Even if I stagger round on all fours, I'll finish
08/03/2013 at 16:07

Hahaha I cant believe Im organising one.

Dont worry there will be 200 other people there to prove her wrong. It will be hard though but at least its hard for everyone.

They have beer at the end. Thats all you need to say

08/03/2013 at 17:10

I'd do better if I actually did some running. Managed about 5 mins today which brings March's total to 5 mins so far. I really need to shake this cold now. I've spent the best part of the last week in bed.

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