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Snowdonia Marathon 2014

Posted: Yesterday at 15:34

Rogue,bananas day before and electrolyte tablets dissolved in squash the evening before seems to keep cramp at bay for me

Snowdonia Marathon 2014

Posted: Yesterday at 09:35

Hello gang, thanks for the offer LE but it may cost rather a lot to post them from Afghanistan. Let me know what you think, I will refund you at Snod of course!

I see the bad boys have sorted their bachelor pad out for the weekend, have we decided on watering hole yet for Sat night? UDS, I believe I owe you a pint!

SIS gels, extra strong mints and what ever is being dished out at water stations seem to get me around..that and a good kick up the backside if I start to plod!

Well, another relaxing weekend-ultra on Saturday in Whitby was outstanding again, came second lady and 12 mins faster than last year then detoured via Halifax marathon yesterday which was great but had hills which made Snod route look just a bit lumpy as opposed to hilly. Beautiful day though and somehow managed to come in 2nd lady there too

Next marathon is Thursday then one on Sunday...tapering today


Snowdonia Marathon 2014

Posted: 27/08/2014 at 20:37

God description there John Bach, except you didn't mention the weather FR, like the sound of the Scotland events, have made a decision that other than London I am not doing any hyped-up city marathons next year. That said, I've just deferred my York marathon place until next year because of..well, I can't be arsed with the hassle to be honest!

Packed for next jaunt but I am such a prat sometimes. Went out for a little pre-ultra marathon and marathon back to back jog and ended up doing 23 miles. Taper-over rated!!! We'll see. Not done it yet but this time I may have pushed the limits however pulled in an hour's BlackBerrying which yielded a mountain. Crumble anyone?

Snowdonia Marathon 2014

Posted: 26/08/2014 at 20:55

All good training for SNOD Fenland Runner, was that in Scotland? Not done one in Scotland yet, next year's mission is to get a little further afield.  

Washed my kit and re-packed for the next round of lunacy. Ultramarathon in Whitby plus fish n chips on Saturday then marathon in Halifax on Sunday

Nurse was a lovely plod, beautiful coastline and couldn't be happier to taking it all in.

Jason, how goes the training for Abingdon? You will storm a PB there but book digs soon as the prices rocketed a month before, mine was 68 quid but same place ramped it up another 40 quid in the last week as runners were making last minute efforts to get a bed.

Love Endures, I love those bars. Send the over to me over the virtual network Glad you got a place in the end buddy, look forward to meeting you.

Snowdonia Marathon 2014

Posted: 24/08/2014 at 20:51
Oh SD,sorry not to see you at Snod this year..are you sure you can't do it? You may regret not being there,I've ordered sunshine and light breeze for the day plus a karaoke's special at JD's plush choice of pubs! Well,Northumberland marathon is absolutely stunning.Tough course but wow! Plodded as planned so only 4th lady but I finished feeling ok.Will have to see what damage I've done overnight. So worth it,managed to get sunburnt and Craster kippers ????!

Snowdonia Marathon 2014

Posted: 23/08/2014 at 11:01

Back from canal land and am exhausted, those locks have done me in! Good to see everyone in full Snowdon marathon training  Off to Northumberland in a moment to do the coastal marathon. It will have to be a bimble though as foot not quite right. Will enjoy the scenery and have some good banter along the way and hope for a non DNF! Happy bank holiday everyone!

Snowdonia Marathon 2014

Posted: 17/08/2014 at 17:20
Hello from canal land,great to hear everyone's news.I heard about the mountain race Panad,glad it worked out reasonably well.House stuff sounds good,I may have to come and have a nosey when over in October???? Hiya John,hope all is well with you. Jason,you are storming back to it buddy! I appear to have bust something in my heel so may have to lay off for a day or two. Locks are killing me anyway,I will have opened and closed 266 of the damn things by the end of the holiday???? Have a good time at Bryn Gloch SD.

Snowdonia Marathon 2014

Posted: 09/08/2014 at 15:05
Well hello currently meandering around the canal system on our boat and finally got internet access.Brilliant to see some old names back and injury free,long may it last! I'm marathon-free for 3 weeks and have gone cold turkey! After that,it gets busy again..Northumberland coastal.Princess challenge ultra,Halifax,Wolves,Great Langdale,Chesterfield,Notts,Mablethorpe then Snowdon ????

Snowdonia Marathon 2014

Posted: 28/07/2014 at 16:32

Oops Mandy,how did you get on at Bath?

Snowdonia Marathon 2014

Posted: 28/07/2014 at 16:31

Well,yesterday's marafun in the sun was a tad slower but came in 2nd lady so reasonably pleased. Look like I've been to Tenerife instead of Northampton!! Torquayrunner,I have similar pack,much better than waist belt except my back gets a bit warm in this heat so I tend not to bother and just pop in a shop for liquid if required.  Wabo, if you require hills,I'll send you some of the horrible ones that I am surrounded by!!  20 miles for me tomorrow,a little recovery run before I go on hols on my narrow boat- that is the cue for a complete weather change! It will rain for the next 3 weeks

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