RR - would it be worth it if you do the charity contribution an dove up to pen CC ? That is what Lindsey Parry recommends to people these days.
A friend who ran it a few times says it is helpful to be sub 4 so to get ahead of the green start. Not sure how much difference it makes.
Ran Rotterdam last week, did run/walk testing, but hit the run too hard again. Blew up at km 37 and ended up 3:42, only 2 minutes of my PB. Good conditions but really windy, last 5k into the wind, so blow up was probably mostly in the mind.
My plan was to try the run/walk thing ahead of Rotterdam. So every 3 miles I walked 1 minute, from the very beginning. I went to Richmond park, and rather than running all the way around like I usually do I ran through the middle. Felt quite good, and after a muffin and a coke stop at mile 15 I went another 'lap'. A 5 hours run. Apart from mountain marathons my longest run ever, including ironman.
I am not sure what the walk is doing for the legs, but I was just looking forward to each 3 mile segment. In Rotterdam I will add nutrition, should make it easier. I am just so happy it is a bank holiday Monday tomorrow.
Well done to everyone doing the Compton yesterday. Weather was lovely today, guess you got a little unlucky.
All this bus talk, how does one know which one to take?
I qualified with a 3:39, just ran a 3:52 last week. My guess is to look for a 10 hour one. That would leave me with an hour in hand for bronze, 2 for finishing.
From that list I want Suzi Perry. Coming to that, anyone of the Gadget Show might do well. Entertainment instead of proper review. It's not a review show anyway. Not many people are stuck between a Gaillardo and a Koenigsegg and need help to decide.
I also guess we see Clarkson on either Top Gear USA or Australia soon.