Im sure there will be the usual hysteria about the air quality if there is no other major news, have cycled in and out of London every day and run most days in it and as long as you are (or were!) healthy you should be fine. It's just those who do have breathing problems, but I doubt whether there will be too many of those doing a marathon. A few warnings I imagine to hype every one up but it shall go ahead as normal, it would if it was freezing or 30 degrees, it just gives us all something to talk about.
Did the Tonbridge Half Marathon to get my legs back running again, bit of a lumpy course with nearly 1600ft of climbing. Finished in 1hr 42min 15sec. Was very happy with myself, hope to be doing Basingstoke half in a couple of weeks.
The strangest thing was it started at 10am!!!!, thats half way through the day.!!!!
Wabby, that was a fantastic report. Its funny as just hearing those 5 words at the end meakes it all worth it. 5 words you shall hear for ever. I did my fitrst IM in Bolton this year and couldnt wait to my name being called out at the end, and it was
Dont listen to woody, it will leave you skint, your family will forget who you are, you body wont know whats hit it, your sleep and eating patterns will go through the roof, you will bore everyone sensless with talking about it, your new best friend will be your physio and when you have finished...............
it would all have been worth every second of training and every penny spent