Kent Roadrunner Marathon 2014

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20/06/2013 at 20:10

So who's in?

I had such a blast this year I'm already excited about 2014!  

Have you entered yet?

For more information have a look at the website

 

www.kentroadrunner.com

Or just drop me a post! 

Looking forward to chatting with you!!!

 

Amanda -tzruns

Edited: 20/06/2013 at 20:14
20/06/2013 at 21:43

yep, I'm in. loved it the first year, gutted to have to defer due to a niggly calf and a certain amount of laziness this year but delighted to already be entered for next year. lucky number 22 is already secured

21/06/2013 at 08:27

You can count me in! Really enjoyed it this year.

21/06/2013 at 09:11

I'm in, thanks to some very positive posts on Facebook and on here - entered the first day. It will be my first marathon in 16 years since I walked away from marathons forever!!! after the 1998 London Marathon.

I took a 12 year break from running and decided that I would take a year to train for it - just to get round not to do any good for age times etc - just for the pleasure of running it.

03/10/2013 at 11:26

I'm in! The good reviews did it - and the intriguing 17 lap element. Also, my parents live 5 minutes away. Tentatively looking forward to it. It'll be my second marathon

03/10/2013 at 12:33

LondonSarah - its a great race and I never normally return to races unless they're really worth it. Love the medal, organisation and you'll be suprised how çomforting' it is to see the same people throughout the route

08/10/2013 at 13:28

I'm in this one as well - looking forward to it!  The reviews and the pictures of the medal are what hooked me in too

If all goes to plan it will be my 9th marathon including one of 4 next spring (I'm trying to hit 10 marathons before I'm 30 and up to 4 so far!).  As such it will probably be quite slow as will be 1 week after the Liverpool Rock & Roll Marathon so no chance of a PB but just for fun.

I guess it's good seeing the same people round the course and takes your mind off it being 17 laps.

03/12/2013 at 19:58

good race

10/12/2013 at 12:50

I've just entered this too.  It looks really good.  am a bit worried I'll forget how many laps I've done! 

 

 

10/12/2013 at 20:22

Didn't know there was a thread for this -brilliant-  and yes, I'm in - chose it as I'll have just got into a new age category, so am hoping.....

16/12/2013 at 08:41

Claire - don't worry about it. You have bands on and if you are forgetful - just ask the tech guys. I got confused and almost did an extra loop last year

09/01/2014 at 12:27

Do any of you know if they run a relay option?  I'm running London this year so think this will be too close to that to have recovered & retrained, but sharing the distance would be good, and it's only 5 mins from home!

14/02/2014 at 22:04

I'm in.

Emmy recommended it a while back. I needed a race i can get to quickly around end May / Early June, thats fast. This one gets great reviews and ticks all the boxes. I'm in full training for Paris right now, so hoping to do well over there and then have a break and then keep my existing fitness on the simmer for a few races end of may - into June. 10k / marathon and a half.

Owen, last year i had a 7 week gap between Berlin and Valencia. I performed well in both, the gap was long enough to rest, then do the "simmering training" thing, squeeze in one more 20 miler about 2 weeks before valancia and then another PB. i think you'll find London and this race are just shy of 7 weeks apart, so in my opinion you could do both. (and have a decent crack at both)

 

15/02/2014 at 22:22

Hi All,

Glad you're all getting excited about the race, we're being busy beavers with all the preparations for the KRR and the National 100k

Have you all chosen your personal race numbers??

If not feel free to drop me a line  - info@tzruns.com

 

15/02/2014 at 22:25

whoops got cut off half way through!

Owen - we haven't ever thought of a relay option, unfortunately we can't offer that this year but it's defiantly something to think about for 2015.

Anyway looking forward to keeping up to date with your news.

Any questions just drop me a post!

Amanda - tzruns.

18/02/2014 at 07:53

Amanda - lovely to see you again! Will you be running it again this year?

Jimbob - I KNEW that i'd get you into doing more Do you fancy a double with me that weekend?

18/02/2014 at 19:21

Thanks Emmy, no I won't be running this year. Im really looking forward to being ab.e to cheer everyone on (with slightly more breath this time)   ; 0)

Amanda x

21/02/2014 at 17:05

Is anyone doing the National 50k? 

Cyclopark is going to be buzzing!

Amanda x

29/04/2014 at 18:21

Looking forward to this now  

For those who have run it before, how much of an issue is the 'hill' on each lap?

Thanks

29/04/2014 at 18:24

Ryan - It's more of an annoyance It's not a major hill but its big enough for me (i live in Belgium... the flat bit). I think I ran the first few and then used it as my walk break

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