2012 Marathon thread

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07/11/2011 at 13:13
Edinburgh for me - slowly I expect!
10/11/2011 at 21:14

Fiona - what sort of mileage are you doing just now, prior to marathon training?

11/11/2011 at 09:56

London for me woohoo and its my first!

Ran loads of half and 10ks so this should be a doddle

11/11/2011 at 21:47

Minni did 50 miles last week so will stay around this until late December, lots of slow Hadd type running on 5 days a week.

Hi Brizo.

12/11/2011 at 10:41
Fiona - what does your mileage peak at?
12/11/2011 at 14:08

Brizo - I love your confidence!

My training plan starts 2 weeks on Monday. Am I allowed to be nervous yet?

12/11/2011 at 18:08

Spoons this year was 65, my draft plan says 70 but I think I might stick around 65 as I get really tired - probably do my long runs too fast. What's your mileage plans?

That's a long plan HL!

F

12/11/2011 at 18:21

It's 18 weeks, plus 2 as contingency. A marathon's a long way!

13/11/2011 at 15:37
My training starts on Boxing Day!   Last year I officially started a couple of weeks before Christmas but then hardly ran because of the snow.  I hoping it stays away this winter - we had 7 weeks of it last.
13/11/2011 at 18:31

The weather was horrid last year - I did two of my 20 milers on the treadmill (one on Xmas morning!!) My plan is to keep base building until 2 Jan then a 16 week plan, any longer and I get ill or injured.

F

13/11/2011 at 19:05
20 miles on a treadmill on Christmas morning.    There's no way I could do 20 on the treadmill no matter how desperate I was!
13/11/2011 at 19:25
Fiona- that is some dedication!!!
13/11/2011 at 19:42

It meant I could have a nice lie in after a late night out on Christmas night, could sample all of the 5 puddings....and it said 20 on the plan!!  

Forecasters seem to think it will be a milder winter, hope they are right.

F

14/11/2011 at 08:36
Fiona - I don't know what my plans are yet as I am our running club head coach has agreed to coach me for VLM and write my training plans. Be interesting to see what he comes up with.....
14/11/2011 at 08:38

Sounds great Spoons, look forward to hearing of any changes he recommends.

F

14/11/2011 at 09:18
Fiona - don't tell Gobi but he seems to be a fan of running faster....
14/11/2011 at 09:30
North Dorset Village Marathon (my first), and then the Lakeland Trails in July. Some major training to do in 2012...
14/11/2011 at 10:22

Tim - Lakeland Trails as is Lakeland 50 or it that something different?

14/11/2011 at 13:04
So many different views on that one Spoons. NP seems to do lots of fast work and that worked for him last year.
F
14/11/2011 at 13:17
Minni, it's the Lakeland Trails Marathon, July 1st: http://www.lakelandtrails.org/marathon/index.htm
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