Wicksteed Recovery Run Half-Marathon

Anyone else?

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09/11/2010 at 22:51
Sorry MA2, no idea.  Did find an email address so have mailed to ask about how *multi-terrain* this will be.
10/11/2010 at 14:07
Just entered this event. Will be coming from London and be nice to have a sober New Years Eve. This will be my second half marathon though not sure if I will get a personal best depends on course and how much I eat over Christmas.
12/11/2010 at 15:31

Guys,

 We highlighted the course as 'multi-terrain' purely because the route will utilise a mix of tarmac, gravel and concrete tracks and pathways and maybe a short grass section.  It will certainly not be a cross country route as I don't think I could face that myself the day after New Years Eve!

 Check out the medal which has been specifically designed for the event and an image uploaded onto this site - we hope you will all approve.

12/11/2010 at 20:11

Thanks Lloyd, not sure I fancy x country on NYD either!

Where is the image of the medal?

13/11/2010 at 09:11
Thanks again Lloyd,

like the medal, I think it will be my first ever race where I might feel better at the end, than I do when I start - hope anyway.

13/11/2010 at 12:50

Cinders - if you go to the main event page and scroll to the bottom of the screen, you should see the medal image.

13/11/2010 at 16:58
Feel like a wimp now only doing the 10k! Just thought a HM may be a bit much on new yrs day esp as already doing Bedford half 2 weeks before.... Then again would be a good start to my marathon training does anyone know if I can upgrade?
13/11/2010 at 23:23
Which mara are you doing KB?
14/11/2010 at 19:27
Im doing the Bedford HM on 12th Dec so thought would only do the 10k recovery run at Wicksteed as opposed to the HM but quite fancy the Half now...
15/11/2010 at 08:37

Go on, join in the half

I'm starting the year off with the half and bulding up to London

15/11/2010 at 10:22
Lol Cake, thought you were going to be hungover!
15/11/2010 at 11:18
Does anyone know what the course will be like in terms of gradient, terrain etc. As I am coming from London I have know idea what the area is like for running.
15/11/2010 at 13:03

im coming down for this one, but not running i thought id get this one from the other side and im volunteering

can watch everyone else run the hills and save myself for the brass monkey in york later on in the month 

15/11/2010 at 13:31

damn cheek

i have a 10k on 28th dec and that'll be my 25th race of the year i think thats enough

15/11/2010 at 13:46

southwell running club its at caythorpe  flat as a pancake

http://southwellrunningclub.org/Annual.htm

15/11/2010 at 16:51

I really like the look of that medal.  Initially thought no chance due to expecting twins at the start of January but they decided to come 9 weeks early so perhaps it's a sign



Edited: 15/11/2010 at 16:52
15/11/2010 at 21:44
Cake wrote (see)
 Cheers might see you there depending on mince pies.


thats why im doing it so i dont over eat, ive lost a hell of alot of weight (8st 9lbs)and im so frightened about putting it back on again, thats why i keep at least 1 race a month to keep me focused

xmas food is soooooooooo tempting

16/11/2010 at 10:08

Congrats on the twins RLR

Well done too Angie, that's a phenomenal lot of weight lost

16/11/2010 at 10:19

cheers cinders

ive tried time and time again to lose it but this time something just clicked took up running when i had lost about 7st and havent looked back this running lark is great, met some great people and seen loads of places i didnt know exsisted, and next year im off to New York to run the marathon, 5 years ago i struggled up the stairs, now that, bring on many more years of running

16/11/2010 at 10:37
Wow   Enjoy New York, one I want to do but not got round to it yet!
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