Great running from many on here and I can't name them all.
Marigold- fab my man and they'll be a Gold medal for the taking if you choose to go that way.
Old no 7- I was made up for you when you told me you'd negative split the race. Great to run with you for 90 mins or so. I always look comfortable but ask crab what I looked like at 23 when he got the international distress signal of it's not going well!
Hr- shame I didn't get to talk. Saw u at the start with Dids and you looked super relaxed. Great result.
SL- you've got the balance spot on. Wish I could have joined you for a few more!
Selbs- as u asked I went for the dan/ultra stu 9 min positive split. 1.22 at hw and ok, family were at 15 and at 14 started to read the signs. Held on the pace until I saw the clan but at 16 went boom. Held 7's until I saw them again at 19 where I stopped ran back and kissed the little one. They knew it was well over by then. Slowest second half since 2007 (1.31) and I didn't enjoy it. I normally love canary wharf but was hanging. Managed to struggle in with a sub 3 , 2.53. I did 45 seconds quicker than last year where I did 45m for 6 weeks and a neg split.
Back next year of course but will be happy being on a 2.59 bus. But will end up running with TR no doubt.
Talking about odds Dan- Really fancy Geoffrey Mutai this year. He was 15/2 yesterday but missed out. I then saw on the London Marathon twitter feed he's aiming for course record. Just lumped on at Betfred at 6/1.