Torbay Half Marathon

22nd June 2008

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26/06/2008 at 23:20

Well done Michael! I've been thinking I wouldn't do it again but I think I probably should. I have to bury that terrible time I did, once and for all!

I did a 4 mile race in Exeter this evening. Nice and flat it was and very scenic ...... but still felt like hard work!

My bruised toenails are now throbbing

27/06/2008 at 22:33
Quick question - does anyone know how many people actually started the race? I know over 1,600 entered and 1,215 finished but I haven't seen the start number anywhere.
28/06/2008 at 07:33

Well done Tinker; fantastic time IMHO and I'm relieved even snakes like you struggled on that last 'undulation'

kwilter: As if!

Richc:  Je ne sais pas

28/06/2008 at 17:43
Yes great time Tinker - how was your journey back this year? Not as bad as last I hope.
29/06/2008 at 17:27
Went onto swange after for a couple of days on the tuesday so came back thursday no problem when I got to sheffield the rain was lashing down

did a 10k at fleetwood today and we where running for a 4 year old girl who has sotos diesase

to number 42 I did the blackpool mararthon in 2005 and every runner was sturggleing as it was 28c

but if I start to struggle I just carry on I will not give up
01/07/2008 at 18:18

42 - Yes, I reckon Plymouth is quite tough.  Torbay, despite my performance, has to be easier?

01/07/2008 at 18:33

Great pics Small, well found. That's me being cheeky on the first picture with my arms in the air just prior to passing under the bridge. I remember thinking at the time what must the guy taking the photo think of me..

The things you do to occupy your mind!! 

01/07/2008 at 22:57

20 minutes: I am willing to have my mind changed; maybe my preperation for Torbay wasnt right; certainly I didnt feel quite 'right' as I did for Plymouth; Mrs42 wasnt at Torbay either and I wasnt running with my trainign partner as I did for Plymouth. As I say, I am willing to consider thinking about changing my mind.

02/07/2008 at 13:18

42
The only way to decide is to race them both next year.  I certainly had a good race at Plymouth & a poor one at Torbay - must do better next year.

small
What did they use at the cattle grids in the Festival 4?

02/07/2008 at 13:20

There were boards on the cattle grids 20 mins.


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