I can only speak from personal experience on what I've done through over training.
I consider myself a reasonably experienced runner, 5 years, a couple of marathons, loads of half marathons and 10Ks.
I've been borderline sub 1:30 for a half for a long time so leading up to the Brum Half last October I really pushed the boat out which involved tons of speed work.
I got quicker but I also messed up my Achilles.
My advice therefore is don't overdo the speed work, reckon you'll be fine with the distance.
I emailed them yesterday afternoon and they emailed me about an hour ago so 24 hours.
My time had changed before I got the email though.
If they had an influx after I sent my email I guess it could take longer.
There's certainly plenty of people on FB claiming it was over distance but every race I've ever done my Garmin has read over.
Personally I've accepted I didn't break the 90 so I'll move on to the next one.
I've made my thoughts known on the way they started the race though in the survey they've sent.
Dean, of course I agree with that but if the left lane took a longer route then that should surely be accounted for too?
In reality I know I missed it but I also know I was held up by the bob sleigh team and at various other times round the course due to the ridiculous method of starting the race.
I can't see how the left and right would have been identical distances, I'm clinging to the hope that's the reason so I can keep my sub 1:30
We'll see what they say.
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