Matthew Norgate


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Berlin Marathon 2015

Posted: 23/10/2014 at 10:58

I've entered the ballot for this as well. Completely agree Heroine 104 euros is a lot, but I'm viewing it that I won't do this one that often (or maybe never again) so it is worth it for the experience.

Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon 2014

Posted: 15/10/2014 at 15:15

Great running by everyone.

I really enjoyed this marathon, great organisation, brilliant crowds cheering your name, and a PB for me of 3:32 which took me by surprise as was expecting to fade from mile 18 and come in 3:45 or so!  No so much a fan of the hill, but the finishing straight was pretty darn awesome and made up for it and the cramp it caused!

Also want to say that the free engraving of the medal was a lovely touch, and I wish more races did this.  I will do this marathon again, although not next year as I've got the Eden Project marathon penciled in for then.  So see you again in 2016!

Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon 2014

Posted: 08/10/2014 at 15:54

Run in the most comfortable trainers I say!

Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon 2014

Posted: 08/10/2014 at 11:41

I always struggle with not setting off to fast Catcat, I have to really think about going slowly.  Hopefully I get that right come race day!

I've had a niggling ache behind my knee which comes and goes as it pleases it seems, which has impacted the last 4 weeks running or so, but I think I'm going to be ok to run this...

Last weather forecast I saw was 14 degrees and clear until the late afternoon.  I hope that's correct, that would be perfect conditions

Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon 2014

Posted: 11/08/2014 at 11:39

Sounds like everyone's training is ticking over, with a few niggles here and there!  I feel much better about my training after the past week, I've managed to fit a mid week run of 10miles in and did 22miles LSR in the apocalypse type weather yesterday!  I've never run in a thunderstorm before or hail, so  it was an eye opener!

Putney & Fulham Riverside Half Marathon

Posted: 11/08/2014 at 11:33

I think that is probably the best place to change, as the Barnes train will stop there.

Putney & Fulham Riverside Half Marathon

Posted: 11/08/2014 at 10:42

Where are you coming from Robert?  Barnes is only about 15min walk to the start, but there are a few stations around that area.

Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon 2014

Posted: 05/08/2014 at 11:17

Well I keep telling myself there is plenty of time Mathschick, and currently there is...

Putney & Fulham Riverside Half Marathon

Posted: 05/08/2014 at 11:16

Marcus - Completely get what you are saying regarding sponsorship, it is fine once in a while (although does take a lot of time to raise that sort of money), but you can't keep asking the same people over and over again!

Thanks for the info Goalpost, sounds like it could be a nice little race.

Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon 2014

Posted: 05/08/2014 at 09:50

I thought I'd try and get us talking in this thread again!  How's everyone's training going? 

Mine has been a little slower than I'd like, which I'm blaming on the World Cup and then the Commonwealth games with too many late nights watching it!

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MK Marathon 2014

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