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Pfitzinger Race Thread 2015

Posted: Yesterday at 19:43
Well done on the PB AWC!

I binned off my parkrun attempt. Have had a bit of a lingering cold the last few days so couldn't see the benefit in hammering myself for a poor time. Taking a couple of days off before getting back into it. Starting to learn from my mistakes the older I get.

Run faster and for longer

Posted: Yesterday at 16:54
I think it will depend on how hard that 8 mile run was for you. If if felt very easy then your target won't take too much to achieve. If you were blowing out of your backside then it's probably a long way off.
There is , in my opinion, a massive difference between a 65 min 10 mile and a 59.59.

London Marathon 2016 Ballot

Posted: 02/10/2015 at 09:28
Well done Rodeoflip. You deserve to be smug. When you hear people say "I deserve a place" just for entering the ballot every year. they need to be looking at your effort as an example to follow.

Join "Team QEF" for a guaranteed place in the 2016 London Marathon

Posted: 01/10/2015 at 22:18
Don't know what the registration fee is. I wish they'd mention it.

A jersey may be a bit hot for the end of April.

London Marathon,ballot or hand picked?

Posted: 01/10/2015 at 19:36
It's all a fix!!! Everyone seems to know someone, who knows someone, that gets in every year. Even at odds of 20-1 it's so unfair!!
How come those Kenyans get a place year in year out?

I'm running the VLM!

Posted: 01/10/2015 at 16:49
Fido has beaten me to it. I was in a similar position to you about 7 years ago. Was regularly running 5 miles 2-3 times a week. I used one of the Hal Higdon plans and it went as good as a first marathon could go.

London marathon mags

Posted: 01/10/2015 at 16:18
Flat Footed wrote (see)
Has anyone noticed they are trialing entry on the day this year for the first 1000 that turn up?

It's on page 37 of the magazine
you have to be in fancy dress to qualify apparently

Pfitzinger Race Thread 2015

Posted: 01/10/2015 at 16:10

Well, the VLM acceptance magazine arrived today. Not really much of a suprise but it`s nice to know all of the GFA stuff went through ok.

have 8 miles GA to do this evening and then out for some birthday drinks. The best thing about getting older is knowing that I only have to go under 3.05 once more and then I move up to an easier (for a few years) age group to keep my GFA streak going.

First world problems.

Posted: 01/10/2015 at 10:34
For "some" yes I agree that this applies. But many don't even try.

Pfitzinger Race Thread 2015

Posted: 30/09/2015 at 22:48
Welcome back Andrew. Any targets for the benchmark half at the weekend?

Chicksta, enjoy the carb loading. I always enjoy day 1 and then it becomes a chore.

Intervals went ok this evening. Not as fast as the book suggests but all under 4 mins and very consistent. Will probably give parkrun a decent blast on Saturday. Will be interesting to see where I am especially at the end of 4 hard weeks.
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Anyone else not able to access this one anymore?  
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How often do they change the requirements? 
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Anyone know what the rules are?  
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Is this a guaranteed place? 
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