I will second that what xine267 says.
I did VLM last year with my name on and the boost you got from people shouting your name is well worth the effort.
Did Birmingham half with same top and stil got the support
As close to 4 hrs as possible.
My training this year has been much better than last years, I have done a lot more speedwork and hills which has improved my stamina and running outside my comfort zon + no injuries (fingers crossed)
All my long runs have been a constant 9.00min/mile, with a couple of miles either being 8.15 or 8.30 so over 26 miles will average out at 3hrs 56 mins.
Okay, there will be loads of people around which can effect your speed but fingers crossed I can do it.
Will be back here after 22nd to let you all know how I got on
Good luck everyone
Good interval training, I did efforts on Tuesday evening of 3 mile warm up then 8 sessions of a hard trail route for 90 sec with 2 minute recovery inbetween, then 3 mile cool down
Felt really good after.
Did 6 mile recovery run last night and managed the last couple of mile at 6 minute milage.
No running tonight, (Cub Scout Leader )
Will be out Friday evening for a 6 mile run, then Saturday club race of 3 miles at Sutton Park.
Sunday last long one of 20 miler.
Silly Question: When dropping off gels at Expo, do you need to put in a bag or just stick together with elastic band with your name and number on.
Can;t believe some of you are still running in winter gear, i've been in shorts and top since Feb.
I prefer to be slightly cold whilst waiting at start and then soon warm up once on the go.
Did a 20 mile run on Sunday and felt okay, leg could tell I had done 20 but still had a bit in reserve.
Aiming to get as close to 4 hrs as possible this year, did 4 hrs 37 last year but right hip ached last year after 15.
After seeing physio, i've now got loads of core strengthing exercises whihc seem to be helping the hips.
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