sub 4 hour group,if anyone wants to get together

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25/10/2012 at 16:09

Fleet entries open soon... well, it says October.

mcs
25/10/2012 at 16:13

Ouch!!

25/10/2012 at 16:15

We have a new World Champion here in Bournemouth - you can read his race report here (if you want)

25/10/2012 at 16:38

bless you AH  thank you!! you have just started the first wheel of the second wheelchair.. really kind .. thank you  

Fleet then ? The monkey man and the Flower man - and lots of gorgeous ladies .. WT, AH Wabo .. I am DEF in/ up for that - AH have you seen how it is in relation to the Brighton date?? its not three weeks before is it?  Any how I fancy it - and Wabo I meant I really will be able to take notes in my marathon next Sunday - will be going slow enough to stop, take pics, write notes, have a kip... zzzz but we will get there in the end....

Am very very ridiculously over the moon about my first pair of prescription sunglasses for ten years - picked them up today - thanks to shoot fees from the other week  well chuffed.

WT - am very seriously happy for you to be a part time lodger if you would like? we can run and drink wine and eat chocolate?  how would it be for travel ? the lovely Jubilee line - you can learn to love it - I use it three days a week and its not at all bad and its not a very far walk ...

25/10/2012 at 16:42

Great report. Someone that writes more than me

seriously fast runner!

25/10/2012 at 17:35

How far is Fleet from London? My knowledge of southern england is useless! Could be tempted - havea ten miler the week after so a nice warm up???

25/10/2012 at 18:26
Steve Way is our local hero... Kind of...
Nice guy though, featured on Marathon Talk just after VLM - Martin wants him to pace him to sub16 glory at Poole Parkrun!

Weirdest (and shortest) run ever just now. Got home after an already ruined day (long story) knowing that a club session was out tonight (another long story) but knew that if I got home quick enough I could nip out before Mrs F & eldest had to go out. Planned a brisk 3-4 mile around the village only to get a call from home after 800m to say that they got the time wrong and that had to leave, like, now! So, I had to divert and go straight back so that youngest flower wasn't left on his own. So my run was a mere 1.1 miles. On the upside I did do it in under 7 minutes...

Now feel slightly short changed although quite pleased that there is a new found burst of speed in my legs albeit for just a mile.

So, Fleet it is then for at least some of us. Be nice if you could make it Jovi... I'll need a pacer to outwit Umb...
25/10/2012 at 18:46

bummer, Dave.  But you did something and got out there which must feel better psychologically than not doing anything.

Fleet is 4 weeks before Brighton, Susan. So will either have to add something on before or after to make it a long run (I'd vote for before) or just not worry about it.  Don't think I'd want to blast it 4 weeks before. Too close. Anyway, wouldn't want to put UmB's nose out of joint by running too fast.

 

25/10/2012 at 18:47

I might bring J with me for Fleet. He'll beat us all even if he jogs.

25/10/2012 at 18:48
AH - to make up the distance we can all run back to Umb's house for post race nosh! Although that maybe a bit far...!
25/10/2012 at 18:49
.... And yes, even after just 1 paltry mile I feel 100% better.
25/10/2012 at 18:59

I will do my ONE longest run the following weekend so a half should be okay for me and will add on if you guys are going to - and yes we cant show up Umbongo and Dave like we did at the New Forest - beat them both at a canter ...   will take it easy on them ....

25/10/2012 at 19:14

If I do Fleet could I prevail on one of you southern peeps for post race accommodation/ I'm very tempted. Girls V boys?

25/10/2012 at 19:23

I can get return fligths to southampton for £65......

25/10/2012 at 19:28

Just looked at last years results - I could be in with a chance of a prixe at Fleet - even mroe tempted now!

25/10/2012 at 19:33

I know I've spelt prize wrong. I have tried to edit the post but it wont save the changes!

25/10/2012 at 21:57
Yes forum seems to be playing up I've tried to edit a few posts and it accepts them then doesn't update.

Liverpool half marathon is 17th March too, there is also the Wilmslow half on the 24th , Cheshire. Free board & lodging available if anyone interested. 24th is a special day much like Wabos...
25/10/2012 at 21:59

FRC - how are Wilmslow, Liverpool ref route - flat/undulating?

25/10/2012 at 22:01

Just spotted its the Stafford half on 17th too - my PB course...decisions, decisions!

25/10/2012 at 22:34

Jovi, don't you ever stop?!!! You make me feel tired just reading about your races! I've only run 5 times in the 5 weeks since GNR and no races planned. You're turning into the thread wonder-woman!

Tickets booked for Simple Minds greatest hits tour in Reading next April 

Any date agreed for pre-Xmas meet-up yet? My diary is filling fast so need to know soon.

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