Target 26.2 - 2014 - Gareth Edmondson (Sub-5)
Great race report Gareth, written from the heart. It sounds like a great weekend in Paris, - running your first ever Marathon in Paris has got to be special.
Have you been out for a gentle post Marathon leg loosener yet ? If you are looking for the next challenge - have you seen the competition for the Chester Marathon on this site. It even crosses over the border in to Wales to appeal to your patriotic streak!
Just read your race report Gareth. It's inspirational stuff, and i hope that you're really proud. You should be! Running a marathon is an amazing achievement, especially your first one... hope you share your next one with us too!
Isabelabos: Thank you for your kind words.
booktrunk: Thank you. I agree and have since risen from my fed up-ness about the time. My Autumn marathon will be a lot faster if I can get my arse in gear.
Ruth: Thank you. Gutted we will not be in touch again. I’ll send you a quick email this week.
LMActive: Seems my report touched a few people. Several members of staff in school commented on it as well - I didn’t know they read it
Andy: Been a long time since we sat in that motorway services eating a healthy meal 19 or so weeks ago. The weekend was very special, as was the marathon. I’m chuffed that I popped my marathon cherry in Paris. I wonder where my next one will be? Will you be entering the Asics competition again next year?
NTGNR: Thank you Sir. I will indeed share my next one.
Tuesday - not been for any sort of run since the marathon. Is this right? Is this wrong? I don't feel like running.
I'm not quite sure how I'm meant to feel. Can any experienced marathon runners tell me?
Should I feel like running soon? I feel the need to get out there, but I don't feel the passion for it at the moment.
Any advice appreciated.
Gareth, three friends of mine also ran Paris. One went back out a couple of days ago, one yesterday and the other hasn't run again yet. I think that you just go back out when you feel like it (although I'm not basing that opinion on any real knowledge, just gut)
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