Alastair Simpson

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Eden Project Marathon 2015

Posted: 18/07/2015 at 08:05

Thanks Muttley. I think I'll go for road shoes unless there's lots of rain running up to the event.

Eden Project Marathon 2015

Posted: 17/07/2015 at 07:13

Thanks Millsy. Good point with the posting date. Hopefully one or two people will cotton on to the thread. How much is off-road? Is it worth wearing trial or road shoes?

Eden Project Marathon 2015

Posted: 14/07/2015 at 20:36

Looks like I'm on my own then. I might get a decent finishing place for once.

Race to the Stones 2015

Posted: 12/07/2015 at 11:08

Wow, that was a long way. Finished in 14hrs 31mins. (Very pleased with that as my target was 16hours.) great finish with all the glow sticks on the floor. The organisation was first rate. I know it's expensive but you do feel it's a great entry point into ultras for someone who is used to big city marathons.

I don't feel too bad today. I can at least walk up and down stairs.

hopefully everyone else had good experience.

Race to the Stones 2015

Posted: 10/07/2015 at 20:39

Thanx Tricialitt. Still bricking it though. And excited as wel.  bring it on

Race to the Stones 2015

Posted: 10/07/2015 at 20:06

What have we done! Purplepig

Race to the Stones 2015

Posted: 05/07/2015 at 11:38

LOL. This time next week I'll be walking like an 80 year old cowboy. Did my last longish run 11 miles this morning. Must say it felt great. Can't believe that I now consider 11 miles to be a little run!

CotswaldRunner: pacing is going to be so difficult at the start. I know I'll get caught up running at everyone else's pace. MUST stay focused. 

I'm to do one more run on Tuesday then that's it.

Come on everyone, we're nearly there!

Race to the Stones 2015

Posted: 04/07/2015 at 07:59

This time next week, I'll be bricking myself on the start line. Ready to go twice as far as I've ever been before. As Penfold would say "Oh crumbs!"

Race to the Stones 2015

Posted: 28/06/2015 at 17:14

Last long run done. 31 miles in 6 hours. Easily my best. Now time for a steep taper. BTW the Ridgeway today was bone dry even with a bit of rain on it last night and this morning. So as long as it doesn't dump down, road shoes will be fine. The area around Uffington is quite rutted. 

Hope everyone's fit and well.

Race to the Stones 2015

Posted: 24/06/2015 at 20:24

Hi Cheshercat: neither myself or my work colleague have heard anything either. So don't worry. I seem to,remember last year you pick up your number and bits upat the event, so as long as you've got a confirmation E- mail and ID I think you'll be good to go.

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