Did the Redcar half on Sunday in 1:27. Kind of a B- C+ performance but reflects the amount of training Ive been doing. Ramping up the miles in October before tapering in November and hoping that will be enough to help me regain some form. That being said, I'm going to make my debut at cross country at the weekend to try and inject some pace into my legs. We'll see how that goes.
Only about 6 weeks to go now folks, the excitement is building.
Just jumped in at the end of this thread but can I advise anyone who'll listen against doing Edinburgh. Ive done it twice. My first marathon was there. I've since done another 13 at other locations. Edinburgh remains by some distance the worst two marathons I've done. Other than it being flat there are no redeeming features at all. The organisers just want your cash and don't give too hoots about your race experience. Don't give them your cash. Do Manchester, Brighton, Paris, Prague, Barcelona. Seriously you won't regret it. I regret my first time being at Edinburgh but I'll not make that mistake again. PS I love Edinburgh as a city, I love the Scottish people but the marathon runs out of the city as quick as possible never to return until you've queue ages for a bus having trekked miles uphill to catch it back from Musselbrough.