Catalin Bond

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What do you do with you race medals?

Posted: 01/05/2016 at 14:27

Anyone know how best to protect medals? I keep mine in a glass jar, at some point they much have got damp or something on them as a few are getting tarnished. Most interesting effects are the one for the Seaford half: it started out as four slightly odd looking blokes running, they now look like they've got a flesh  eating bug!



London Marathon 2013 Medal Replacement

Posted: 01/05/2016 at 13:36
Snail2 wrote (see)

Aren't there something like 5000 volunteers at London?  No idea if they all get a medal, but if they do then even though there are fewer official medals overall, there may be a lot more people prepared to sell one.  There are usually more 'official' medals than finisher medals for sale on ebay.



Pretty sure we were offered officials medals for helping on the water station at London. I also have one for helping at the mini marathon.

How long is a marathon?

Posted: 26/04/2016 at 08:28
Brighton 26.36

Shades Marathon Training

Posted: 23/04/2016 at 22:40
Good luck everyone racing tomorrow!

Brighton Marathon 2016

Posted: 23/04/2016 at 08:37
Channel 4 coverage now on You Tube.

First time VLM spectator.... any tips?

Posted: 22/04/2016 at 13:18

Phil's idea is good. When I ran London my partner went ti Westferry and spotted me at 15 miles and again the other side. To make sure we both knew where he'd be we actually popped to Westferry after picking up my number. We then wandered along the course til I spotted a suitable place for him to be. Worked great knowing exactly where I'd see him. 

What do you do with you race medals?

Posted: 22/04/2016 at 08:09
Mine are all in a glass jar. Each time I move house (about once a year) they get rearranged so I look at different ones.

Things you want to say but can't

Posted: 19/04/2016 at 10:49
Dear bus driver, apologies for the state of that fiver, I ran a marathon with it in my pocket and it got a bit damp!

Brighton Marathon 2016

Posted: 19/04/2016 at 10:47
Thanks Ian. Very hard to spot, usually they have something a lot more prominant.

Brighton Marathon 2016

Posted: 19/04/2016 at 10:15
Meant to add, did anyone see pacers? I looked for a 4:30 pacer at the start, and on the switchbacks but never spotted them.
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