Never again moments

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25/07/2012 at 10:10

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!

25/07/2012 at 10:54

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.

25/07/2012 at 21:46

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

26/10/2012 at 10:54

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...

 

26/10/2012 at 13:26

Every single road marathon ever - did Abingdon at the weekend...never again, none...ever!

01/01/2013 at 22:54
Oops - just entered the ballot for the 2013 GNR.
My non running oh said she wanted to do it with me so its a sacrifice I had to make!!
02/01/2013 at 13:14

no more road marathons. no more tarmac. have more or less stuck to it.

05/01/2013 at 19:46

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.

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05/01/2013 at 19:59

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

05/01/2013 at 21:00
That last climb in the Snowdonia marathon in 2012 . Never again.

Thinking of entering again....doh!
13/01/2013 at 00:34
Portsmouth 10k Santa run! Running over shingle, getting taken out by 5 year olds on scooters and dogs on stretchy leads as well as negotiating footpaths full of oap walkers not in the run whilst dressed as Santa...crossing the finish line with aching ankles and sweating like a wrong un I had a NEVER AGAIN moment!!!
22/01/2013 at 16:28

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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