Gender and vet categories in a range of races of the same distance would be more useful for pothunters - see which ones you could place in.
I think you should either (a) treat Barcelona as your A race if you think you are in any way ready for it (due to the enforced early taper, which should have you nicely rested for it), or (b) run it seriously slowly so as to compromise London as little as possible.
I have heard that artificially increasing your stride length is a bad idea. Probably what would help though is even more pilates and stretching, as my hip flexors are very tight.
Is this an appropriate moment for Tom Lehrer's Oedipus Rex song?
I can't see much on that video, Skinny. Interestingly (though only mildly), my walking style is extremely bouncy.
The lecturing part sounds pretty exciting. The accounting part less so.
For the record, I would like to point out that I do not employ an 'odd-looking' 'shuffling technique'.
There were some bananas at Reading Half that beat Samir:
Don't do marathons in Spain? Or is it too late for that bit of advice?
Tommy: hahahahaha. James Blunt!
Skinny: don't be horrible, I've only got short legs.
Not that I care about any of this cadence bollocks, but I decided to count mine today and it was 188. Is that okay, or do I have to eliminate those pesky 8 steps that stand between me and perfection?
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