Paris Marathon 2013

...and the beat goes on...

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19/10/2012 at 18:08
I use the footpod but dont bother to calibrate it. Its only relied on when the watch loses the GPS signal - so for the tunnels its being used for a short time only - and for that its plenty accurate enough without any calibration at all.
19/10/2012 at 18:14

I am going Out.  Not done it in a while....I have my tracker on.  Farewell.

(Ward, if you survive the run and you and M are in the 'Diff then come on up to the Conway....)

19/10/2012 at 18:29

Thanks 'yer_maj' but am in Ross Vegas this eve!!

Eggy, Weedy... thanks for the advice. I have seen sense and am sofa bound!!

I'll have a geeky eve working on my Paris training plan and trying not to enter too many races online !

19/10/2012 at 18:32

Ward 6, message me and I'll bury you in trivia about the Paris course.It'll keep you on the sofa for a while...

19/10/2012 at 18:38

Cheers ATM! Done

19/10/2012 at 19:09

I know American plitics is not something you all follow, but this is running related. At last nights annual dinner, one in which both candidates attend and make speeches poking fun at each ther and themsleves, this delightful one from Pres. Obama:

"I have to admit it can be a grind. Sometimes it feels like this race has dragged on forever. But Paul Ryan assured me that we’ve only been running for 2 hours and 50-something minutes."

19/10/2012 at 19:17
Dannirr - and for that reason alone, I'm hoping for no change at the top.
19/10/2012 at 19:18
Oh, and I am boringly obsessed with American politics.
19/10/2012 at 19:21

Flight booked and paid for

Hotel booked (big, big thanks to ATM for the advice) and paid for (The Cujas Pantheon if anyone else is planning to stay there - £174 euros for two nights for single room)

19/10/2012 at 19:26

Danirr - That is a fantastic quote. I like Obama - I think that he's the most level headed out of all of them.

A big thank you to ATM for her paris hotel guide and some suggestions for the day. It was a great help!

19/10/2012 at 20:06
DV could you add me please, yellow, no 8186
19/10/2012 at 20:18
Hope Yer Maj is ok, reports of a hit + run driver targeting pedestrians in Cardiff, 11 injured
19/10/2012 at 20:41

Bloody hell that last check-in she was headin to her local......

19/10/2012 at 21:12

She's OK.

19/10/2012 at 21:13

Hello - Could I join in the list too please?   I am in the Greens - number is 40116.

This is my first Paris marathon (first marathon abroad) so am grateful for all the tips and encouragement in this thread so far - and looking forward to more to follow!


19/10/2012 at 21:33
Nic - Welcome to the mad house. You've picked a great race for your first race abroad.
19/10/2012 at 21:36

Some pictures from the Toronto Marathon.  Beard will be shaped into some Edwardian style by the time I see some of you in London in a couple of weeks (so, will look even more ridiculous)™-2.jpg?width=350



19/10/2012 at 22:17

Dannirr - Great pictures.

19/10/2012 at 22:36
Freaky feet
19/10/2012 at 22:50
Words of wisdom from ASO website, take notice gents (at risk of being sexist!)

". Bonus: Make sure that your entourage understands that you shouldn???t go shopping after your long session!"
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