Well organised, friendly, good flat course, beautiful countryside, and someone up there likes us as the weather was fine and dry . The marshalls did a brilliant job, and the photographers treated everyone as equally important - not just the quickest runners.
And a really lovely medal at the end. Top stuff, am already looking forward to next year.
Huge congratulations, and thanks, to the organisers, top job well done.
It was my first time of doing the AQM and I really enjoyed it, I thought the course was well signposted and the marshalls were excellent, all in all, great and I will do it again next year. Thanks to all the organisers!
Nix (aka Niki White, right down near the bottom of the list!)
Just thought I ought to point out that my 'old' sports bra's may be 10 years old, but that's just elapsed time, they were worn for about a year so have spent 9 years gathering dust! (And waiting for me to get small enough to get back in them ) And the Enell is in fine condition, it's a robust piece of kit.
Kel, I lost the weight just by eating sensibly and dropping all the rubbish - I'm diabetic and my blood sugars were getting silly, so I dropped all the garbage and ate good quality grub in smaller portions. It's taken 18 months plus, and still going, and has been a real drag at times, but slow and steady worked for me. It's been a lifestyle change rather than a weight-loss-diet.
Hi POdds, Andy and I are supporting each other, he inspires me, I inspire him, it's all good
No idea what my shock absorbers are, they are over 10 years old and must be pretty basic ones because I just bounce. Not healthy. I prefer my other bras as I don't like the lift and separate, prefer the clamp-it-all-down approach
M...eldy, yes, cycling, still have my bike but it's in bits in the loft. I was never a sports cyclist, just a cyclist. Stopped cycling when I moved to Gloucestershire, as the roads were mental compared to where I lived before. Not sure that I'm brave enough yet to venture out on them on a push-iron
Hello all, I'm Mrs Andy/AlbeoLupus and this is my first ever post on the forums.
Re the running bra question, I have two, an old (but still fine) Enell that I originally got for aerobics, and a new Berlei Run bra - both hold everything well clamped in place - I need it. The disadvantage of the Enell is it isn't adjustable, so you need to make sure you get the right size. I also have a couple of Shock Absorbers but I don't use them for running, no proper support, so they have been consigned to the back of the cupboard
I have to say I am well proud of my hubby starting his C25K, he is doing brill. I should have done something like that when I started earlier this year, but I just got on with it, turning a lunchtime walk into a jog, then slowing it down as I was getting very breathless after 6 paces... I can now jog for a fair bit, and have my next 10K race booked for early September in Quedgeley.
I do love this pastime, I just wish I'd done something like this years ago. The most I did was a bit of leisure cycling when I was in my 20's, and some aerobics about 10 years ago, and have been lardy for most of my adult life. Bit less lardy now, having lost 3 and a half stone in 18 months. Still overweight, but it'll go eventually.