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Snowdonia Marathon 2014

Posted: 22/07/2014 at 11:14

Bit of a blip over the weekend i blame the weather

To be honest the thought of long runs is scaring me slightly at the moment can't quite get my head around it all

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Posted: 19/07/2014 at 10:52

Panad - are you doing Snowdon today ????? good luck if yes

Brer - and anyone else racing (or even long running) this weekend hope the weather doesn't cause too many problems.

We've just had a few rumbles first thing this morning so far but plenty of rain but the BBC map for 4 o'clock looks a little scary - hopefully ok tomorrow as i'm off to investigate a new route

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Posted: 14/07/2014 at 16:24

I'm back  at 4am with dogs to collect at 9 so feeling seriously knackered now.  Think i may hve a little more excess baggage after 2 weeks all inclusive in Lanzarote but i did do a couple of 4 mile runs (how the hell some of you guys race in that heat i'll never know i settled for some serious spectating at the Fiesta race on Saturday morning) walked up a volcano and a lot of happy wandering along the promenade mean i'm all rested and ready for SNOD training

Katherine - you'll probably be ok with water stations i carried a bottle in my belt last time and hardly touched it

SD - glad hand ok

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Posted: 24/06/2014 at 12:02

((((((John Bach)))))))

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Posted: 22/06/2014 at 12:23

TMW 1/2 brutal but brilliant  i got around in 3 05 Mr C in 2 41 it was really hot.  New start/finish right under the visitor centre made it a really good atmosphere.  Midges were as bad as usual but my skin so soft kept most od them at bay  I'm pretty sure that by mile 4 i was practically last (or there was a huge gap behind me) but lots of course practice definately paid off after that as i slowly began to pass people even though i was walking at times.  Not very exciting reading as no mishaps or breakdowns but i finished very happy.  Definately learnt that even for a familiar route going over distance in training would probably have benefitted me by possibly making the last few miles a little easier ?????? Any experts verify that?

Dates for your diaries next year peeps

Winter Trail (1/2 marathon route) 24/1/15 entries open 1/10

TMW 20/6/15 entries open 1/9

Night Trail (3hrs to do as many loops of a 3km course you can) 6pm-9pm 10/10/15 entries open 1/1/15

Looks like my diaries sorted for next year


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Posted: 20/06/2014 at 16:39

SD - oh no thats really bad luck hope it's ok when you go back Tuesday. 

Tomorrow is going to be HOT  so i've decided to carry water as well - just realised (my map skills are not good) that the route is not quite the waymarked trail at one point (at least that's what it seems like) and i've only run one of the new single tracks once bit worried i'll autopilot off the way i'm used to. 

Brer - have a great marathon

Panad - i normally fall on the flat easy bits too i'm sure it's cos on the harder bits your concentrating like mad but once your on flat/easy you switch off and bang over you go.  Hope not too bruised..

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Posted: 18/06/2014 at 11:30

SD - i'm getting really excited now and our club is running one of the feed stations and loads of friends out marshalling so even more advantage of being at home. As it's looking hot hot hot i'm going to just go for the plod around and enjoy option .  I'll be wearing my blue Run For Fun shirt with my name across the front and "Slow miles better than no miles" on the back so come an say hello if you spot me.

Torquayrunner - hope your hubby gets his place to

Chimney - hope your finally fixed glad to see your getting back into training gently - ONLY 3 marathons entered !!!!

Brer - well done another great weekend are you doing Run to the Castle again????

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Posted: 16/06/2014 at 10:56

arrrhhh took the dogs for a walk to get away from Mr C trying to re-calibrate his home cinema stuff and Conway chased a squirrel and got stuck in a whole load of fallen trees.  Trying to lift/coax an 8 stone wimp out with a back leg that was just hanging at the time was not fun - luckily once he was out a good cuddle and fuss he decided he could put his leg down and we limped home.  So now it looks like he's just pulled something so limited walks for a few days now good job he's quite lazy anyway - just glad it wasn't worse.

Counting down to TMW 1/2 now on Saturday

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Posted: 15/06/2014 at 18:06

Brer - seen some pictures from the Holly Challenge it looked good

5.5 today nice and easy in the sun just got to keep it ticking over now till Saturday

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Posted: 10/06/2014 at 08:25

SD nothing sneakey going on here can hear me coming a mile off  well done at 1/2


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