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VLM 2012 first timers???

Posted: 28/09/2015 at 01:19

I'm waiting on the ballot. Anybody heard how many entered this time?

It's those Really Tight Calves Again.

Posted: 08/09/2015 at 13:39

I just reread your first post. Are you stretching your legs first thing in the morning? Just wondered whether maybe you're stretching cold muscles and it's actually making it worse not better. 

Totally understand the whole parental guilt thing. Whether it's finding time for a run or cash for a Physio, we are destined to put ourselves last. Anything you could flog on eBay and use those funds? That way it's not money that the household is missing. Or could you ring the local Uni and ask whether they need people for their physio students to practise on? Maybe you could be a case study and get treated for free!

Paris Marathon 2016

Posted: 04/09/2015 at 13:41

Just did a nice half marathon round Perth. Lovely scenery and finished at the beach. Had no idea that we even had hills like that!! Took me by surprise really but got an ok time anyway. Happy result.

Came across the line promising myself that I would never, ever do a full marathon on that course. But then I saw the medals for the full ( massively larger and shinier than the ones for the half !!) and now I have a severe case of medal envy and I just know that I so have to do the full next year!  Shallow?  Me? Surely not!!

It's those Really Tight Calves Again.

Posted: 22/08/2015 at 14:49

I had a couple of Physio appointments and then at the last one asked her if she could train my husband to take over because we were going travelling. She was happy to train him in how to massage the knots out of my calves and also how to tape my legs if needed. Maybe you could try something similar? Do you have a spouse or someone else who could attack your legs for you for free?

Paris Marathon 2016

Posted: 20/08/2015 at 14:50

Please tell me the swim is indoors... Edinburgh, Jan 1st.....hardly bears thinking about! Then again, it'll be 38 deg C here and I'll be at the pointy end of a training plan. Not sure whether I'm entirely wise either!   Good luck. Have fun!

Disney MArathon 2016

Posted: 12/08/2015 at 12:24

Try emailing them at rundisney, they're very quick to respond and that way you'll know for sure. 

Paris Marathon 2016

Posted: 13/07/2015 at 07:48

Hi there List Fairy in Waiting! Please could you add these races for me?

Aug 30. Perth City to Surf. Half marathon

Oct 10.   Fremantle half marathon

Jan 10.  Hobart marathon. 

Hope everyone is enjoying the heat, meanwhile I'm running in freezing temps (14deg C here today, have two jumpers on!!)

Jeff Galloway approach to R/W/R London Marathon 2014 -Help!

Posted: 11/07/2015 at 15:20

Hello one and all! Been reading with interest. I did VMLM this year using 2.15:45 and finished strong in 4:53. Just signed up for e coaching and currently trying 30:30 for long runs. 

Are Hoka for me?

Posted: 01/07/2015 at 12:58

Thanks Glenn, looks like the width of my foot may prove to be a bigger problem, not sure I'll even get them on!

Are Hoka for me?

Posted: 29/06/2015 at 00:13

Thank you Pixie, Thank you Recovery Runner, just the sort of helpful suggestions I was looking for.  Clearly I shall need to make my own decision, but it is still helpful to hear from others experiences. I really appreciate the positive approach which you have both taken, you make this forum better. 

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