Steyning Stinger Marathon

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31/10/2011 at 15:21
After bailing this year due to a suspect right knee that turned out to be nothing, nothing is gonna stop me from Stingering next year. Entry in the post.
pmo
02/11/2011 at 13:06
Entry in the post for me too. Anyone know why the good races are only open to online entry for RW subscribers... Guess I just answered my own question
pmo
03/11/2011 at 10:42

la la la I can't hear you...

Still on my to do list but i don't know when.

03/11/2011 at 15:27
Might run the half again but will be running the Brighton marathon next year so I think to do the full marathon may be a bit foolish....

Since running the half last year I have joined Steyning AC so there is always a chance I will be marshalling instead
03/11/2011 at 17:23

I don't really want to do the half when I want to do the full but I'm still avoiding marathons so I may do the half. There are quite a few off road hilly hals that would make a good year.

Steyning, 3 Forts, Seaford, South Downs, Milland, Firle - then there's Eridge 10, Lewes 10 and Bewl 15. We'll see.

04/11/2011 at 11:06
How quickly does this fill up?
TCP
13/11/2011 at 23:32
I'm in.  Using it as part of my training for my first ultra in May.  I'm getting a cold sweat just typing the word ultra.
26/12/2011 at 19:58
Wow - ultra is impressive! I'm doing the half now - downgraded after picking up an injury (typical). My first go at a half marathon so probably good I'm not doing the full......
26/12/2011 at 20:04
good luck to all in this
03/01/2012 at 12:41
Just entered, third year in a row for me. But as this is the first marathon I have done in 9 months I am feeling very nervous! I haven't ran longer than 10 miles in one session since October.
03/01/2012 at 12:42
TCP which ultra are you doing?
TCP
03/01/2012 at 15:39
Mr Guy - Hi.  Malvern Hills Ultra.  53 miles in May.
05/01/2012 at 12:19
53 miles, nice! I would like to do a long Ultra at some point, the furtherest I have gone before is 33 miles. That being said I think I am going to struggle with 26 in March!
TCP
05/01/2012 at 15:47
What was 33 like?  Which race was it?
06/01/2012 at 15:59
The Marlborough downs challenge I have done it twice now and a couple of other short ultras as well. 33 miles was fine, not significantly more difficult than a marathon. Marlborough downs is a bit flatter than Stenying and in the run up to it I was running marathons every month so I was used to doing 26.2. The mistake I made/ always make is setting off too fast.
What sort of triaing have you being doing, back to back long runs or really long runs?
TCP
06/01/2012 at 18:49

Is 'short ultra' an oxymoron?  33 is impressive in my book.

I've gone for the back to back option.  9 and 16 is my longest so far.  10 and 18 this weekend.  Got 3 marathons booked so far and I'll do at least 10 the day before.

21/01/2012 at 19:58
I'm in.....Love this event and am using as a bit of a recce for the SDW100 in which it goes through
02/02/2012 at 17:09

Just entered this as a change from boring road runs, planning on treating it as a long training run. Course looks a bit of a b*gger, but the breakfast at the end sealed it for me  Hope it's really cold and frosty rather than muddy as despite years of trying I can't find a comfortable pair of trail shoes  

02/02/2012 at 18:47
Last time I did it Old Gwasshopper it was frosty on the North facing slopes, and muddy on the South facing!
03/02/2012 at 08:18
Thanks Bob, look forward to struggling up and sliding down then, basically
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