Hi RunBaz welcome to the forum, you're in the right place.
there are loads of running watches out there, to suit most budgets.
Obviously, runkeeper is free so you you wont beat that for price, however I don't think the GPS in your phone will be as accurate as a watch.
I have a Garmin, and I've had a Nike watch, so that's where my experience ends. Both have apps, but Garmin has an online presence which links to your app and takes data crunching to a different level.
Some of the lower spec Garmins only use the online platform.
Garmin will also link into the Nike app and the Strava platform which are both pretty good too.
If you want a detailed review of any watch you can think of then go to http://www.dcrainmaker.com he will tell you everything you need to know and some you don't.
Next year's Paris Marathon will be the 40th.
Reckon they'll do anything special?
Boo - I was hoping to get drunk with Radar Sal after MCM.
It'll have to wait until Paris
Wendy Dibble well done on 7 miles. Don't worry about speed yet you're still building stamina and distance.
Dont forget, a lot of the runners on here have got events before Paris, which is why their mileage is quite high. Quite a few have marathons in October.
Well done to the crazy long and super fast people too.
welcome to the thread.
Loads of tips to be had here. Have a look at the very first post on the thread - lots of info there about the race etc put together by previous runners.
Its a bit quiet at the moment but things will pick up once the London Ballot results come out and we get into full training mode.
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