wannabe ultra runner?

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25/09/2012 at 17:14

well done Jeremy!!! thats a great result

25/09/2012 at 21:47

Snowdonia Marathon - October 27th

It's mostly on road and 'only' a marathon but one of my pals has had to drop, his race number is therefore available along with 2 nights accm (basic self catering in llanberis, sleeps 3-4, if someone takes the number it will be 4).

If you fancy it drop me a line, number and accm free, number needs to be transferred before 30th Sept.


25/09/2012 at 21:51

I love the way it's "only a marathon" and we all know exactly what you mean LOL

If you hadn't said the dreaded "road" word I might have been tempted....

25/09/2012 at 21:55

Alistair I would but its only a week after Caesars so I will most likely be aching still!

25/09/2012 at 22:07

Rocker there is a little trail http://www.flickr.com/photos/27681028@N05/6845574883/in/photostream

WIB - Yup, reckon it's pretty mandatory to still be aching a week after Caesars!

25/09/2012 at 22:09
Alistair - it's a week after I do Abingdon, all on Tarmac... I know I'll still be sore!!
25/09/2012 at 22:13

he, he I shold know that everyone on here has maxxed out schedues!

25/09/2012 at 22:57

I'd like to do it sometime - but it clashes with Beachy Head Marathon and I'm already running that...

26/09/2012 at 07:34

sounds lovely Alistair and i havnt run any events in that lovely part of the world but i too will be nursing sore shins most likely from Abingdon  marathon...and if i take WibWF advice- i will be in bits!!!

26/09/2012 at 07:46
Hang on. I suggested trying it at a 10k!!!
26/09/2012 at 07:51
I didn't we'll be fine trying it on a marathon

Anyway!!! You suggested I do it on a 60 mile hilly trail ultra!!!!
26/09/2012 at 08:32

That first mile is key Rocker

Edited: 26/09/2012 at 08:32
26/09/2012 at 08:43

Would love to but I'll be doing final training weekend of pilates course. Love Snowdonia ... Welsh 3000s is a worthy challenge for mid-summer ...

26/09/2012 at 08:49

Lou was panicking about hanging on for 26 miles - I did point out that we shouldn't have crashed at the first mile!!!

26/09/2012 at 14:34
WiB wrote (see)

That first mile is key Rocker

tell me more!!!!!

erm, yes , actually  WIB,you DID suggest it on  a 10k and not a marathon

26/09/2012 at 14:35

WiBWarpFactor...its becoming a long title......

26/09/2012 at 14:38
loulabell wrote (see)
WiB wrote (see)

That first mile is key Rocker

tell me more!!!!!

erm, yes , actually  WIB,you DID suggest it on  a 10k and not a marathon

He's trying to kill me then!! Told me to do it on a 60 mile run

26/09/2012 at 14:39

  WIB cares..................*stifles laugh*

27/09/2012 at 11:23

Alistair: Has your spare Snowdonia place been taken? If it's still available I would be interested in joining you. Struggling for motivation after the Ridgeway last month so this could be just the thing to get me going again.

27/09/2012 at 15:50

Shawk: No definite takers, one enquiry through an inmail, they were slightly quicker on the drawer so to speak as such have 'dibs', I have mailed them and asked them to confirm yes / no and will let you know.

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