Snowdonia Marathon

The 25th Anniversary

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01/05/2007 at 09:07
mp - i'm a bit of an insomniac helped by my little lad who still trots along to get in our bed usually around 4am. so i use the time in the summer and go for a nice trot out. by 9pm i'm ga-ga.
02/05/2007 at 09:10
hi guys, sent off the form today fingers crossed not too late to get in. its going to be my second marathon (first in 4:28). as far as training goes two halfs planned, exeter and launceston with serious training in between ... is that enough?
02/05/2007 at 12:25
Hi all,
i'm going to post mine today too, hope i'm in.

You all make it sound like a great race.
02/05/2007 at 13:57
Got chest infection today. Naffed off. :(
02/05/2007 at 15:09
Hey too much, best wishes for a swift recovery. better now than in the weeks before the mara.
02/05/2007 at 17:50
C-D, great if you can, thanks.

Must get my running partner to post his app !

02/05/2007 at 18:41
I seem to have also agreed to the Blackpool half in a few weeks...

Not sure how that happenned.. *confused*
02/05/2007 at 18:42
Cheers moggy btw.. hopefully will sort itself out by the weekend.. :)
03/05/2007 at 19:09
I'm up for it this year for the third time - and looking for a Snowdonia pb - which is somewhat perversely my pb as it's the only marathon I've run - althouugh that is a bit strong with regard to Waunfawr - remember seeing it the first time and thinking - 'i'm just going to plod gently on and pass all those folk who are walking - oh I'm walking too!'. However if you're prepared to fly then the descent to Llanberis is steep enough to gain the odd minute!
04/05/2007 at 15:13
Nice to see that so many other people are coming on board!!!
04/05/2007 at 16:31
my cheque hasnt been cashed yet,i posted entry 3 weeks ago!!!Hope i have a place and they recieve entry o.k ?I gave email address,do they confirm your entry via email or just wait and see if they cash cheque,im panicking as im bragging to everyone that im doing snowdonia!!!Feel a bit of a nit if i dont get a place and dissapointed!!!!
04/05/2007 at 17:36
Taffy,-
In my experience theydon't confirm by e mail. I just checked my bank statement for confirmation.
if you are worried, just e mail the organisers. They are a friendly crew.

Re Belper: I have received a friendly e mail fron the organisers, there is no cut iff time, the race is open to both walkers and runners.
04/05/2007 at 17:50
thanks for that ,will do aunty moggy:)
04/05/2007 at 17:51
We can all use belper as a warm up then!

04/05/2007 at 17:59
MP: I really want to do Belper, just need to confirm that I have the time off with work. A warm up indeed! A slog up more like.

Off to Snowdonia in 7 days. Whoopee. I shall see if i can book into Pen y Pass again. A bit noisy, but I never sleep the night befor anyway and if the malts in the bar are still there then it is a goer for me!
04/05/2007 at 18:43
aunty moggy Weather forecast isnt good for next week in Snowdonia pack your rain gear just in case! It don't care at the moment if it rains on me too as I quit in a race last Saturday due to lower leg pain and looks like I'm going to miss at least 2 weeks training. Anyone heard of compartment syndrome seems like I have it in both calf muscles, great NOT :(
04/05/2007 at 19:17
dpryce - you do not want to have compartment syndrome, have you had a diagnosis or have you been surfing the injury websites?
04/05/2007 at 21:14
wharfdale runner - that 'hill' at the end is officially 700 ft in 2.5 miles. sounds nothing written down does it. can't see what all the fuss is about (not).

aunt moggy - glad you'll be joining us for a trot round belper. lovely run. i'll have charlie my sheepdog running with me so be sure to say hi!
04/05/2007 at 21:42
Definitely you don't want compartment syndrome.. that's not nice *ouch*. There are a few things it can be confused with and its difficult to diagnose properly - what's the doc said? You poor thing :(

Another Belper one now that I know I can shuffle in at my own pace.. just making sure with the other half that its ok for the day out. :) I guess the dog makes you easily spottable Dave?
05/05/2007 at 05:47
dpryce: Agree with the others. Compartment syndrome is not an easy diagnosis to make. Have you had it confirmed?
Sorry to hear that you are injured. I really hope it is not CS.
Thanks for the weather warning. I always pack wet weather gear for Wales :-).

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