Hey folks, I did a personal worst 4:00:16 at NYC today. I WAS planning on taking it easy and enjoying the atmosphere. Tried not to check my watch too much and ran to 'feel'. Saw that with 4 miles to go I could scrape under 4, but then got snarled up in traffic. With hindsight, I think I overcooked it in the first half. You're right, Northender - a tad miffed but I really had not prepared enough - lost my enthusiasm for running over the summer.
NYC was great, but nothing beats London in so far as race organisation and being a beautiful city. Saying that, I would still recommend it - overall, I had a blast!
Hey guys, sorry for not catching up sooner. I fully intended to do a forum catch up while chilling on holidays in NYC. Except no chilling has been done! I've covered over 40 miles of walking, drunk copious amounts of vino and am massively undertrained for this race! But, I'll make it to that finish line one way or another.
My number is 23548 and I'm on the 10.15 start. If you've nothing better to do, feel free to track and report my progress, pray for me and will me on. Not too fussed on time, I just want a pain free experience. Under 3.55 would be acceptable for me atm.