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first half marathon lots of people passing out, is that normal??

Posted: 30/09/2014 at 21:48
Stilts wrote (see)
A lot of casualties at Ealing half on Sunday too, one pretty serious near the finish - unseasonably warm weather and lots of 'undulations' maybe catching people out. Not exactly the challenge of a marathon but still a reminder to respect the distance.

He was in cardiac arrest and they were giving him CPR when I went passed -  not nice to see. I've read he's ok but genuinely feared the worst.

I've spoken to 2 friends that did Nottingham and both commented on the attrition rate but doubt it came close to Hackney where there were fallers everywhere - horrible experience.

There have been a few fatalities this year (Reigate and Southend spring to mind) and I do think it's at least partially down to the relatively warm summer that we've had this year. But I think people under estimate the demand of running a half, for most people it's around 2 hours and that isn't easy. Also as a cyclist, I think runners race fueling is stuck in the dark ages

2015 London Marathon Ballot

Posted: 30/09/2014 at 08:21

I've read on facebook that this years smurf is Iron Man and that they are landing any day now. No idea if there's any truth or not!

Sub 3:30 Stevenage Marathon 2 November

Posted: 29/09/2014 at 14:12
Basher wrote (see)

Yeah but I have just rejoined it at week 11.  Missed out weeks 7,8,9 and 10.  I'm not getting in an argument 2wheels. just letting people know what I'm doing.

I'm not getting in an argument either. Good luck. I mean what can possibly go wrong

Sub 3:30 Stevenage Marathon 2 November

Posted: 29/09/2014 at 12:52
Basher wrote (see)

By the way I am still on this 3:30 plan and the 20 miles/3 hours yesterday was part of that.  


Well no you aren't because you've just said
Basher wrote (see)

Running was going well up to the 6 week mark then I had 4 weeks with just 4 runs(Shoreham 10k, 2 x 10 milers and a 16 miler). 

 If you've barely ran for a month you clearly aren;t still on your plan

Sub 3:30 Stevenage Marathon 2 November

Posted: 29/09/2014 at 12:04

Yeah that picture is fairly representative, the subways tend to have gradual approaches rather than anything too steep.

Do you think its unfair when RW ban you just because they dont like a thread?

Posted: 24/09/2014 at 20:03
RicF wrote (see)

I'm intrigued also, 2wheels.

I mean, a few years back I tentatively ventured on here and for simply supporting a women who wondered where some posters found the time to run 50 miles per day (they were lying through their teeth) was hung drawn and quartered.

Now all we have is Kittenkat getting upset and its armageddon.

It's the last sentence that sums it up. Isn't this all a bit pathetic? There are several egos on this forum far more interested in shooting others down and winning at a sad metaphorical willy waving in a never ending cat fight like it's your own little club. The post says it all is the 4th one almost celebrating this sort of crap as better than newbies who might dare to talk about running!

Do you think its unfair when RW ban you just because they dont like a thread?

Posted: 24/09/2014 at 18:43
Philomena Cunk wrote (see)
2wheels wrote (see)

In all seriousness this threads highlights so much of what is wrong with this forum

Could you explain please

Is it not obvious? 

Do you think its unfair when RW ban you just because they dont like a thread?

Posted: 23/09/2014 at 18:50

In all seriousness this threads highlights so much of what is wrong with this forum. 

Half marathon recommendations February or March 2015?

Posted: 23/09/2014 at 11:21

Hampton Court and North London are both new halves in March that have been announced recently

Inexpensive dad get for rinsing Sports Kit

Posted: 22/09/2014 at 08:46

"Relieve yourself without leaving a tent" - have these people never heard of an empty bottle...

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