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VLM 2012 first timers???

Posted: 01/06/2014 at 09:09

Hi pip - enjoy your first run today. Hope it goes really well and the endorphins kick in and it feels good!  

My 16 miler was in KIngSton. Was a flat course - bit lonely for most of it, as small race and I ran  most of the second half on my own, but will be good to see if I can get a course PB. 


Bigeater - bloody hell, that's fast! Well done! 


VLM 2012 first timers???

Posted: 31/05/2014 at 22:52

Hi pip - that's great news you've signed up to Cardiff half. Have you got the running bug back? Hope you are ok. Give yourself time. hugs x x xx 


I'm looking forward to a 6/7 mile run tomorrow. Thinking of doing the 16 mile race in October that I did last year, so starting to train for that.  

Running in a (long) skirt

Posted: 07/05/2014 at 21:48

LOVE IT! Brilliant effort!


Sore tender, Hip Flexors / Upper thigh!

Posted: 07/05/2014 at 21:47

Sounds like an injury to me....! 

VLM 2012 first timers???

Posted: 05/05/2014 at 22:15

Hi pip, been thinking of you. hope it gets easier as time goes on. X x xx x 

Sore tender, Hip Flexors / Upper thigh!

Posted: 29/04/2014 at 21:58

I had a hip flexor issue a couple of years ago.  Was out for some weeks from running. when I got back into running, I did warm up and cool down exercises and also did these exercises everyday, whether running or not. My Physio gave me the exercises.

i had to relax the hip - so he told me to do basic movements like swinging the leg out and back/ to the side and back and rotating it round, doing each one ten times. Doing both legs. 


Hope it it gets better. 

Marathon worry!!

Posted: 29/04/2014 at 21:51

Charlie - Jesus you serious?! I wouldn't run with that. Fluid on lung AND a chest infection AND in medication?! That sounds as though you are ILL!

there is a serious danger of serious health issues if running when I'll.  think the rule of thumb is  never to run if you have something from the neck down. I.e. A little cold is fine, but chest infection and fluid on lung?

did your doc say it was a good idea?

be careful 

Should I run a half marathon?

Posted: 28/04/2014 at 22:05

12k in over two hours?  My answer is same as above answers. When was your 8 mile?  Doing 12k in over two hours makes me think it was a while ago. 

A half marathon is nearly double your 12k....are you prepared to be on your feet for nearly double the time???

Different charity fundraising requirements to run for London Marathon

Posted: 27/04/2014 at 09:10

There is www.crunch.something who have info and can get you a place. On the vlm website there is info. It's usually between 1400-2500 that you need to raise. 

Team GB

Posted: 26/04/2014 at 23:14
kittenkat wrote (see)
kaffeeg wrote (see)

Hippo clunge? Aim big I say, aim big. 

That's all very well, but have you considered the smell?

I hadn't. Indeed, I hadn't. I am a hippo clunge failure. 

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