Claire I worked on the finish line last year and most runners were 20 minutes or so slower than usual marathon times. Good Luck this year.
I will be in the country where the marathon started this year,
Thanks for putting this race on Alan, a good day was had by all. Red Rose facebook page been red hot ever since.
SLL wrote (see)
So do u not think I need to get a couple of runs in between now & then?
SLL I was not advising how far or often you should run I was trying to point out a positive as you seemed a little negative. Good luck on Sunday. I will be in the group at the back but will finish.
Look at the postives SLL all niggles will have gone. Take it steady early doors and you should be fine.
Good advice from Cake there Sofa, beat me to it.
When I was up for Great North Run my OH made me run BUPA Manchester 10k to get used to running in crowds and Freckleton half to do the distance.
As Cake says it did wonders for my confidence.
Dont know where you live so cant suggest any half m for you but good luck
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