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Berlin 2012

Posted: 26/10/2011 at 17:03
If i remember right anything over 4 hrs puts you at the back, there is a staggered start, the rear pen xing the start line about 20/25 min after the start gun. however this means the course is quite open all the way round. much of the course is on far wider road than london so not too much of a bottleneck that i can recall.

Berlin 2012

Posted: 25/10/2011 at 20:31
Yes templehof, feels a bit like a cold war spy film location, great expo, far better than london

Dehydration and headaches

Posted: 23/10/2011 at 12:14
Start first thing in morning with large glass of water( 1 pint/ 1/2 litre) then continually take on board water all day in small regular amounts and if you feel thirsty it is far too late so you should have had more by then. 2 litres a minimum and then dont include tea cofffee or any other drinks they are just bonuses.

Berlin 2012

Posted: 21/10/2011 at 21:52
10000 places gone already in 24 hrs, price now gone up to 80 euros

Berlin 2012

Posted: 20/10/2011 at 18:12

I'm in, 2nd time, hot tea, well warm with honey was lovely at the drinks stations, fruit as well.

Stayed in outskirts and got bus and train in, typical german organisation, brilliant.

If There was one bit of advice to share

Posted: 12/10/2011 at 16:26
eat a jelly baby at each drink station, sometimes they do need washing down.

GPS watches or apps on your phone?

Posted: 09/10/2011 at 21:15
On the london marathon my Garmin 205 had me finishing on Birdcage walk, Docklands had confused it, however cardio trainer on my htc desire also regularly adds 10% to my distance wherever i run, but as someone said it plays music and talks to me which helps.

If There was one bit of advice to share

Posted: 09/10/2011 at 21:05

Whatever training you do will not be enough, afterwards you could have always done it faster/ more easily if you had done the extra long run............forget that just enjoy the day and be grateful that you are one of the few that have the ability to do 26 miles, you have earned that pride

Swim or run day before

Posted: 08/10/2011 at 08:40

very gentle splash in a pool sounds good for me, relaxing and not using any of you legs reserves.

Help HM Training

Posted: 03/10/2011 at 18:27

with 2 weeks to go i would do a number of 2 or 3 mile runs very relaxed, have 3 days rest prior to the big day and try and enjoy your first HM, you will of course be certain to run a PB.

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