Well done on your time AW thats a good effort. I targetted a sub 3 hour but came down with a terrible cold 5 days before the Paris marathon. 3 hours 11 wasnt too bad considering!
Out of interest did you carb load and if so how did you find it? I ask because i found it very difficult and noticed putting on lots of weight. I'm taking part in the manchester marathon in two and half weeks and im wondering if i should just eat the usual amount of carbs this time?
I did it last year. I have to say I was ashamed as a Mancunian, it was a pathetic attempt at a marathon. Yes the weather was dreadful but the organisation and route (under pass near finish and some cross country) was much worse.
I hope they stick to their promise and take 'all' the complaints on board.
Bupa Manchester 10k could teach them a lot of lessons. That is a class event!
I am also taking part in the Paris marathon 2013, and like Alex my target is sub 3 hours. my previous marathon was 3.28 on a freezing windy day in Manchester. Training for the Paris marathon has gone much better. I will be really interested to see Alex's schedule for weeks 10-16, when do they come available?