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sub 4 hour group,if anyone wants to get together

Posted: Today at 06:47
Have fun all doing thunder run.looks like it may be hot and I should no did not say anything but I completed the night fever marathon last night un a new pw time of 4.43 and very happy no problem with my leg and enjoyed it which was not the case in Edinburgh 30 degree to start so run walk from very early on. Not gone sub 4 in 9 marathons now but really dont care which for me is a good thing

sub 4 hour group,if anyone wants to get together

Posted: Yesterday at 11:42

Nice one wabo assume the start of Snowdon training?

Hello everyone just to help me out on the 26th what time are we looking at? I may be working on the Saturday so will need to get back to Leicester Saturday am. Was thinking about robin hood marathon on the 28th but probably not now 

First 100 miler

Posted: Yesterday at 09:16

Im no expert compared to a lot but would recommend a walk in the evening Saturday for about a mile and a short one before the start Sunday. Also if you can face it a cold bath does work had one every night on my 4 in 4 and was a real help 10 minutes. Good luck

First 100 miler

Posted: Yesterday at 09:09

Thanks Richyla. The longest Ive done so far is Comrades so agree re hills however and can already hear people laughing is I work in retail so do 10 hours a day on my feet everyday which must help. Thing I found out at last years Comrades was power walking is as good if not better than a poor run. A friend started at the back of this years SDW and moved up the field to 2nd last of the FINISHERS and that's what matters

First 100 miler

Posted: Yesterday at 08:45

Hello all Thinking of entering tp100 next year . Last year did the quadzilla (4 marathons in 4 days in Feb) re-entered this year. Has taken me a long time to recover so want to do them as part of my training. Plan currently sub 20 for the 4 at similar pace Last year was sub 18  Traget for TP would be a finish All views welcome thanks

Comrades 2015

Posted: 19/07/2014 at 09:05

Dannirr There are those with a LOT more experience than me but if it helps I set my marathon PB as part of my training for Comrades in 2013. Didn't even think about it until half way felt good so went for it. May have been a different story if stood on the start thinking about it.

Comrades 2015

Posted: 16/07/2014 at 08:02

Why am even looking at this thread I feel I do have unfinished business with the up run but have other ideas for next year


sub 4 hour group,if anyone wants to get together

Posted: 15/07/2014 at 19:22
Thanks Fido another 4 miles tonight on thr dreadmill to ensure pyramid session.

Howard well said

Outlaw IM next Sunday may have a trip over just to have a look!

sub 4 hour group,if anyone wants to get together

Posted: 14/07/2014 at 20:33

Good to see the thread back up and running

IKLE Fantastic time for a 10k

Howard Well done It would have been so easy to walk away from running total respect

Hello everyone else. Not sure if it showed but am up for September get together

me well getting back to something like slowly best run in 2 months tonight (no pain) and as result over the moon with the result.

Long long way off but have started looking at Verona Marathon for 2015 as its my birthday weekend October 5th this year if anyone wants to have a look at Tuscany and lets face it who would not

sub 4 hour group,if anyone wants to get together

Posted: 29/06/2014 at 16:32

Hello all

Good speed work going on. I managed 50;40 at a 10k last Friday it was hot but I gave it everything for sub 50 but not to be. been doing spin class last couple of weeks at gym to give the legs a break and to my surprise enjoying it. Maybe just maybe a tri would give me a fresh challenge

FRC report is fantastic really gave the feeling of being there

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