Wish I knew about that - I was brought up there. Maybe next year then!
You're starting with the wrong question: not how much will my pace fade, but how do I pick a starting pace such that I won't fade? See the ref to mcmillan calculator.
Would have thought the fellrunners as I would never expect to feel the studs through the base if that is what you mean, but not if they give you blisters!
Late night whisky
If I remember correctly from last yr you're shipped out in convoys from around 6 am from Boston common. That's a lot of time to kill, and it'll be 20 mins more this time due to extra entrants.
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