Hallam Blue

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Best UK autumn marathon or half marathon

Posted: 22/04/2014 at 16:10

Chester is superb. Very well organised,  reasonably priced,  beautiful course,  great start/finish location. Generally flat, but a few inclines towards the end. 

London Marathon 2015

Posted: 22/04/2014 at 08:41

How many race places actually get allocated in the ballot?

Aberdeen half marathon

Posted: 14/04/2014 at 03:46

Crathes half 13th September. 


Outside of knee.. Pain only when running.

Posted: 18/12/2013 at 08:59

Is the area at all numb? If so, it could be nerve  related, which can be relatively easy to sort. Mine went with some gentle massage (self administered rubbing! ). Probably worth a trip to the physio.


P&D Spring Marathon Training Thread

Posted: 14/11/2013 at 13:59

Hi there everyone. I'm following the 35-55mile P&D schedule for Manchester. Third marathon, but first time on P&D. Running Stockport 10 on December 8th, then start after that. Wilmslow Half entered as a tune-up.

In the meantime, upping the miles after a disappointing Chester marathon, caused by a injury disrupted training plan. Looking for a PB at Stockport: well, TBH always looking for a PB!

Falkirk Parkrun

Posted: 05/11/2013 at 14:36

Go - you will wonder why you ever questioned going. 

Affordable shoes for overweight female

Posted: 25/10/2013 at 07:22

Might be worth checking out Decathlon's Kalenji range. They have improved considerably over the past few years and have been well reviewed recently. The weight issue isn't as important as the over pronation - ask Decathlon to do a gait analysis and get the appropriate shoes. The price range is tight, but you might get something there. Weight is more likely to affect how long your shoes last.

Greater Manchester Marathon - UK's Flattest Marathon 2014

Posted: 16/10/2013 at 12:27

I'm going to follow it for Manchester: it is very highly rated by pretty much every experienced marathon runner I know. And there is a dedicated forum thread!

Greater Manchester Marathon - UK's Flattest Marathon 2014

Posted: 14/10/2013 at 17:54

I'm in, with the explicit aim of pacing the race properly. If I do, I reckon 4.20, possibly 4.15 is possible: let's see. (Oh, and HeOw: ducking out of FB doesn't mean you can sneak back on here )



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