The BHF White Night Half Marathon last year, I think it was somewhere around 2am when I'd just passed the 10 mile marker and realised I had another 3 miles to go and all I wanted was to collapse somewhere and go to sleep. But I'm looking at the entry again!
Another for JP Morgan Chase - for a 5k it's truly crap and the time taken to cross the line is awful.
Another is Reading Half from 2008. I hated it - one of the half's that i've done that I truly hated every second of running it.
I'm never going to the Emirates to watch the footie, going on a 15 hour bender and waking up in the middle of the High street again!
Oh wrong sort of never again moment
Hi Xine267, I aim to be there this year. Not sure why, not sure that I'll feel like driving home at 2.30am either...
Every single road marathon ever - did Abingdon at the weekend...never again, none...ever!
no more road marathons. no more tarmac. have more or less stuck to it.
No more races big enough for my non-running colleagues to have heard of. If there's even the slightest possibility of an x-factor loser being enthusiastic at me at the start line (frankly, if there's enough of a crowd for serious waiting at the start line to be a possibility) then I'm not playing.
Ran the Great South Run. Hated it. There was enforced cheerfulness. There were too many people. I was overtaken by a smurf. Never, ever again.
so much pain in the knees finishing my second marathon in 2008 i said never again would i go over a half again............
2 ironmen races..............one double ironman race......6 marathons and over a dozen ultras later i am still running
Wolverhampton marathon 2005 - got to about 23 miles and just lay down on a grass verge and vowed NEVER to run again.
I lay there for about 20 minutes then walked 60-70 minute back to the finish and drove 90 mins to get home, When I got home I'd already changed my mind and entered the Abingdon marathon that evening.
Abingdon was a success (3:24:48) and I said that's it for marathons, but I went back to Wolverhampton in 2007 and ran a pb (2:55:55).
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