Sub 5 hours

Slow, steady but determined.

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17/09/2013 at 19:45

That's right Tracey

25/09/2013 at 19:18

I did a 20mile run at the weekend!  I actually enjoyed it, apart from the hangover part...

looking forward to trying another 20mile without hangover to see how much easier it will be!

25/09/2013 at 20:19

always trying - well done on your 20 miles

25/09/2013 at 20:40

Thank you Tracey G.

i was amazed to find my legs disn't hurt after  xxx

Edited: 25/09/2013 at 20:41
25/09/2013 at 21:41

Always trying...Well done  

26/09/2013 at 14:03

Well another rejection mag for me so no VLM next year

27/09/2013 at 05:04

Cinders - I go my reject mag too But I do have a GB place with Anthony Nolan

27/09/2013 at 06:54

Rejection here too!  Think it is a shame they took away the guaranteed places for those that had requested for long enough.


however I will hopefully be doing a sub 5 hour autumn marathon!!

27/09/2013 at 14:16

Yes, it's a shame about the 5 year thing.  Think I'm on about 5 or 6 now. 

01/10/2013 at 18:25

I'm in but then that's because I deferred this year. Just have to stay fit and well now!

I did Loch Ness on Sunday It was feppin hard as my back decided to go again between 13 and 14m. But my osteopath has said that I need to keep moving so I did lol! It was reeeeeeeeaaaaaaaallllllllllly slow - 5.55.22 - but I did it That's my comeback cherry popped Now tapering for Yorkshire on 20th October

01/10/2013 at 21:08

Well done Roobs 

01/10/2013 at 21:54

Ooo yorkshire sounds hillier than Abingdon.  Good luck on the 20th!


01/10/2013 at 23:40

Thank you

Loch Ness is hillier than Yorkshire lol! Actually, I don't think its too bad but I'm not thinking about it

03/10/2013 at 06:01

Roobs - you have done so well what a fantastic comeback Yorkshire sounds fun!


04/10/2013 at 20:23

Where is everyone

Hope you are all well

04/10/2013 at 23:31

I am here, struggling with tiredness and knowing what tI do now.  I wanted on. More 20 miler before the 20th for confidence but not sure I can fit it in now.  Not sure if just to focus on shorter faster runs or what really!

aby thoughts greatly appreciated!

i have done a couple of 20 mile runs so far.

05/10/2013 at 06:26
No more long runs!!!!! You should be tapering towards the big day now. Just concentrate on keeping your legs moving and staying injury free. With two weeks to go, there isn't much point in speed work either as you won't get that much benefit and tbh I get worried about injury so I am ultra cautious lol!

Which one are you doing on the 20th?
05/10/2013 at 07:29

Ok no more long runs or speed work!  I know it is psychological but I am doing Abingdon, with fingers crossed for sub 5 hours as that is the cut off point!

05/10/2013 at 20:29

3 weeks to Beachy

07/10/2013 at 19:58

2 weeks to Yorkshire and Abingdon too Tracey

I've known people finish outside the 5 hour cut off before at Abingdon AT so unless they have tightened it up, I reckon you should be ok. Mind you, go for 5 hours anyway

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