Khanivore - get out that door now!!!!!!!!!! You can reward yourself with a cupcake and probably a bit more when you finish. Then your long run is done and you can rest tomorrow and spend time with the family.
Lily - you deserve a rest you've trained really well for this marathon. Good idea to check the lacing on your new shoes especially as now that we are maybe past the cold weather your feet will swell a little in warmer conditions and during the marathon.
Madbee - lovely of you to pop in and see us. Wow 1:18 you are doing well and I think you should easily better your target of 3:50. Do let us know how you get on at Edinburgh if you're not on here on a regular basis.
snapdragon - fully recovered from your race now then? A recovery run sooner after the race will speed your recovery next time.
Molly - I had to mention that Glos was next weekend as I started to think it was this week too!!
Blimey I've just realised that I've never heard you mention doing a half marathon before! The long runs are the key sessions for the half marathon, so run a bit faster than marathon pace.
Lily - you are really doing well with the long runs but you shouldn't be doing any miles at MP when doing that long a run. Keep an eye on that niggle in your lower leg, your shoes don't need replacing do they?
Mild and drizzly this morning, lovely for running and the roads are so much quieter on a Saturday.
Big G - yes I read the race info, the walk to the start can be our warm up
SK - Glos 20 isn't until the 16th March, so another weekend's training this weekend. I think I'll do a hilly half marathon 2 weeks after Glos too.
I think you should enter your OH in a race as you know that once he's done that he will be hooked on the endorphins that happen after completing a race. And then he'll want to do another to try and beat you.
mamafox - well that explains why you found your race so tough. You are lucky to have a doc who is an ultra runner. Just focus on getting better, you've already completed your marathon training so no running now until you are well again.
Khanivore - have you been having a few aches and pains?
That's exactly what a fartlek session should be. Maybe next week a hill session instead of fartlek? I think the forecast is good for the weekend, certainly should be mild anyway.