2012 Marathon thread

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27/10/2012 at 11:04

Couple of mile cycle, 1k warm up then 21.10ish parkrun this morning. Gym later on.

27/10/2012 at 13:59
Glutes and back issues from about 15 m. Chester still in my legs, but happy enough. I made it 3.08.08. Managed a sprint finish for last 100m
Just finished, going for shower....
27/10/2012 at 14:36
TDL. Event Sys Snowdonia Marathon Jason Dickinson Gun Time 03.08.12 Pos 31 Chip 3.08.08 Rank 31 Cat M40 Pos 7
27/10/2012 at 14:45
Well done JSN !

How were the conditions?
27/10/2012 at 15:57
OH- blue skies!! Very cold wind in the second half sapped the legs a bit though....
27/10/2012 at 16:04

Well done Jason!

27/10/2012 at 16:38
Just a swim then 5 miles for me.
Possibly kayaking tomorrow
27/10/2012 at 23:07

Well done jason, fantasic time especially so soon after Chester - one I can only dream of!!

14 miles for me today, out at 8am absolutely baltic. Planning spin class tomorrow - first since mid September!

Medical results sent in today say I have 1st degree heart block - internet says can be found in young adults or athletes. I'll take either of these!!

F

HM4
28/10/2012 at 08:25

Jason  & OH,

Well done.

Fiona,

Well done.  That doesn't sound nice.  Hope the treatment for it is okay.

 

28/10/2012 at 09:05
Well done Jason. Super effort.

Nice 14 Fiona. Will this diagnosis impact your running?
28/10/2012 at 11:10

Fair play jason, great effort and still a GFA

Wasn't as brave as you yesterday Fiona, very cold, windy and drizzly here so just a 6 for me.

Much better this morning, though still a bit nippy but virtually nil wind. Nice 13.1 in a tad over 2 hrs @ 71% max .... son no.2 has a new bike so he joined me which was nice having a bit of company

Feet up now keeping an eye on TEK in Frankfurt .... looks like he's going to plan after 15k.

 

Edited: 28/10/2012 at 11:11
28/10/2012 at 11:57

Beatifully paced to 20M ... GO TEK !!!!

28/10/2012 at 12:28

Enjoy Tek , hope you don't forget to wave to the crowds

Edited: 28/10/2012 at 12:30
28/10/2012 at 12:56

Looking good Tek!  Nice splits.

30 minutes in the gym this morning (AMT) before spin class and 2 metafit classes. If I'm not too lazy will get out for a short run later.

No treatment and no effect on training which is good.

F

28/10/2012 at 13:02

 

28/10/2012 at 13:12
Mace - Is Tek finished then?
28/10/2012 at 14:48

Hello peeps

At last! Job done...3:49:40.  Slightly negative split. 

Thanks everyone for all the advice and support this year!!!!! Off to get pished now..

28/10/2012 at 14:58

Yay Tek
Have one on me!

28/10/2012 at 15:32
Tek. That is a storming run. Congratulations in smashing your target in style. Absolutely brilliant!!!
Your training and focus has been immense this year. It's great to see that hard work pay off. I am sure that there are some lurkers to this thread and I think they will be inspired by your posts this year... That's the great thing about this thread... A Good mix of folk of different speeds that help and support and motivate. The common theme ...consistent training gets results.

Top man!!
28/10/2012 at 15:47

Fantastic result Tek - enjoy the celebrations!!

Agree with that AGF, inspirational stuff for everyone here. Not long 'til the 2013 thread starts!

F

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