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BERLIN Marathon 2012

Posted: 30/08/2012 at 14:13

same bottle, scissors and sticky back plastic and make sure your mum knows that you have the scissors.......get down shep.

Berlin Marathin 2013

Posted: 30/08/2012 at 13:34

last year it was open by 20 Oct and cost  E66

Berlin Marathin 2013

Posted: 30/08/2012 at 13:32

Dont know about good for age, entries open late October, you pay your money and you're in, first 10000 get 1 rate, it then goes up for each 10000. so get in early. No ballot like london. Did it last year a well organised marathon, doing it again next month and probably next year.

BERLIN Marathon 2012

Posted: 30/08/2012 at 12:48

Blockbuster. yes roll the ball around under you arch, it gently massages/stretches the tendon, i did it gently, otherwise it could be painful which i assumed would not be good.


Iain. might well be a lot of happy people but just a number that i remember

BERLIN Marathon 2012

Posted: 29/08/2012 at 22:38

Last year I started near the back, the elites go off, a pause of about 10 mins then the lesser mortals are allowed to proceed, the first mile is then through a wood, plenty of trees to water, there were also plenty of portaloos around, but the germans male and female seem to go anywhere with no inhibitions.

BERLIN Marathon 2012

Posted: 28/08/2012 at 10:02

Warm black tea with honey(yummy) alongside powerade all in cups as well as 2 bite size pieces of bannana,apple and orange.


BERLIN Marathon 2012

Posted: 27/08/2012 at 12:01

for pf try a golf ball

Training gone a little slow this year, with dodgy knee so am only up to 16m yesterday, 2 long runs to go and then i will have run further in training than ever before so should improve my time. However will still be near the back. One advantage to this is that sitting on the lawn at the reichstag you can drink loads of the alc free beer as they just want to get rid of it. It was lovely last year in the sun, a nice picnic with aching legs.


BERLIN Marathon 2012

Posted: 26/08/2012 at 13:16

Dont let obsessions change your training plan, it will end in tears and injury.

Just signed up for the Reading Half 2013 with no running experience at all-HELP

Posted: 26/08/2012 at 13:00

Start slow, March is a long way, just do something 6 days a week, always keep it gentle remember the tortoise and the hare, the distance and speed will come naturally. Once you build up mileage then ease back on the days to 5 or 4 so you dont get injured. Couch to 5k good, then continue with building speed and mileage. Set smaller goals between now and Xmas maybe 10k in Dec.

Beginner Running and Whey Protein

Posted: 26/08/2012 at 12:26

My first guess is that no fat bloater will run as fast as Mo, but then not many skinny people will either. BBC did a programme on this a few weeks ago and a jam sandwich before and a prepared meal of veg and fish got a champion cyclist fit. As a veggie you may just have to be a bit more searching with high protein veggie stuff, being a meat eater I am not clued up on that.

Whey powder always seems very expensive and too much like an overprocessed food for me. I like the look of eggs milk butter etc, just all in moderation.

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