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London Marathon 2013 Medal Replacement

Posted: Yesterday at 19:23
Anyone selling Manchester medals? 2013-15?

Overdone it?

Posted: Yesterday at 15:45
Great report Tommy and nice photo: is that when the pacers went past you.
I'll put Only 10 miles to go on my list of things not to say.
Hi Pete - interesting band names: a couple bring to mind a post-punk flirtation with reggae and soul. Did you do a blues bros style road trip round Lancashire to get the band back together?

Overdone it?

Posted: Yesterday at 00:35
Welcome Bellini. I mean cello. I mean velloo. Blummin autocorrect.

Overdone it?

Posted: 29/04/2016 at 16:50
Welcome cello - nice to have someone break up the silver league sausage-fest.

Trying to get quicker at Half marathons

Posted: 29/04/2016 at 12:50

Not sure what you mean when you say your HM time is 'stuck at 1:36' have you other times improved but your HM time plateauxed?  A 40 minute 10k is considerably quicker, but 3:26 marathon is broadly equivalent.

Once you've recovered properly from the marathon get your mileage back up at easy pace, then introduce one or two sessions each week. Key sessions for HM are tempo and progressive runs. So something like 10miles with 3-5 miles at 10mile pace, or 12 miles starting easy and progressively increasing pace until the last couple are at about 10mile pace.  Maybe introduce a few 5k or 10k paced intervals as the race approaches.

Talkback: Inside this issue: June 2016

Posted: 29/04/2016 at 12:32

I think you'll find most of it's in Derbyshire.

Overdone it?

Posted: 28/04/2016 at 11:20

Perhaps also helps to explain why Lit is so willing to sell her finishers' medals.  

Overdone it?

Posted: 28/04/2016 at 11:07

Congratulations to Lit - winning a National Gold when ill and undertrained and not really trying very hard etc. etc..

Overdone it?

Posted: 27/04/2016 at 13:52

first female was 3:16

Overdone it?

Posted: 27/04/2016 at 13:51
McFlooze wrote (see)

Just noticed first prize for the Chesterfield marathon is £1000!!!  Week after Bristol though...fancy it, Lou?  

Only five sub 3 finishers in 2015 with a winning time of 2:55.  It's not a flat course though so it would be an ambitious target - even for me.

Madbee - Enjoyed your bounce-fest over on the other thread.  Boing!

Can't help with the GFA questions Skinny, sorry.

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