Posted: 12/04/2014 at 13:17
Susan nice split! Maybe conservative but like you, I always prefer to finish strong than be flailing and on last legs. Feels better.
ACoops.. Yes super glue claws for cats. I kid you not. And no I would never do that to ours.
Didds. Had heard of inner chimp, not Gremlin though? Same thing.
Dtf good to hear from you.
With tonsillitis end of march, haven't gone over 10 miles for a few weeks.. 10.5 m trail this morning.. Bit of doms from tue-thu but not too shabby. More planned tomorrow with club and back early to watch Mo. Going to be fascinating - he's aiming for even split I reckon... women's race too is equally interesting with Dibaba doing her first..
Oh. Half mile into my run today.. Could hear someone pegging it.. Let them go past... But he was trying to catch me.
It was Judderman!
He said good luck to Ikle.. Congrats to Susan too.
Ikle your mantra:-
don't worry about your pace in the first mile.. You might go 30-60 seconds slower with all the people - don't panic and try catching up in mile 2. Steady pace.
No weaving - London last year I ran 26.4 miles going around people and going for water every mile - bottles alternate each side adding distance.
Running 3:x5:04, that extra .2 mile maybe cost me 2-3 minutes and getting GFA. 5 pesky seconds.
So don't weave and waste energy. Hug the blue race line.
Keep cool. Might go warm. Pour water over head. Handy if you've got a buff for head or wrist for this.. (Susan think you suggested this to me.. Top tip!)
Final good luck to Ikle, Jovi, and Tutu. Exciting!