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Sub 3

Posted: 19/04/2016 at 19:26


 Seeing as you asked!

Sub 3

Posted: 19/04/2016 at 15:27

2008....the day PP took me drinking and I fell asleep on the train after missing my stop!

Sub 3

Posted: 08/04/2016 at 07:46

RB- I'm in Manchester as MrsO is running. Will have the youngest in tow and staying with friends. Maybe catch up at the end if you are still about. Have followed your various bits on FB.

Nice to see everyone is nearly there.

Less than 40mpw av this year which has been a struggle in itself. This is supplemented with nearly 900 commuting bike miles. Mostly ploddy with a couple of notional mp runs in there.

I've said to TR our usual 6.3x may be a bit ambitious this year as after all the review of big miles, a quick analysis on fetch shows only 8 10-15m runs and 3 x20. Not that worried tbh so may join PP and run round with him for as long as possible. Crab did run 2.59 off 13mpw a few years back so will draw some strength from that.

I'll catch up with most of you in GFA or at the Pub for a few beers.

Taper well.


Comrades 2016

Posted: 07/09/2015 at 14:07

Lol Fido. I did have a quick scan back and followed the thread for a little while. On the mend so onwards and upwards.

The little one is now 3 and a half and started pre-school proper last week! I am a changed man now so if I was presented with that situation again I certainly wouldn't go...

Comrades 2016

Posted: 07/09/2015 at 12:16

Nice to see some familiar faces still here.

I have just had a phone call from my other half saying enter... treat yourself!!! Last one was 2012 so it's been a while. Still trying to justify it to myself....

Different training budget now so no pressure with targets either.

Beacons Ultra Entry available- 14th November 2015

Posted: 25/08/2015 at 17:48

Hi Folks,

Can't make this now so entry available if anyone wishes to have it.

Please PM me and we can sort out payment and transfer (cost £47).

Will email Kevin from Likeys once arranged.


Sub 3

Posted: 02/07/2015 at 09:50

SL and DanA-  Great efforts gents. Nicely done

Sub 3

Posted: 18/04/2015 at 07:45

Obvious if you include the time it takes to run the race

London must be the quickest as you normally jump the barrier after 1h20...

Sub 3

Posted: 03/04/2015 at 19:09

Quick De-Lurk 

CW- I have had the Fenix 3 for about 3 weeks. It has the potential to be a great watch. I simply wanted a running watch I could wear everyday, and use for biking stuff. 20% discount at local running store and sale of 305 and 310xt offset the cost. 

Given your comments about the buggyness of the 310xt, I would stay away for at least 6 months. The GPS is measuring short in non-difficult conditions by about 0.1m every 10 when compared with the 310xt although it was nearly spot on for 20m today. It will get there with FW updates. It has a trac bac facility to prevent you getting lost. Given your programming ability (Pof10 data trawler springs to mind), the Connect IQ facility will allow you to create some bespoke apps particular to your needs.


I’ve never really used basecamp or other apps to put on it but I do intend to, as I have some offroad stuff coming up later in the year. That and the ultra track facility (50hrs GPS), are my reason for purchase. Bluetooth notifications when your phone is in a rucksack is pretty useful (Is it PPI or an emergency on caller id). Coupled with the smart hrm, there are more than enough stats on there to keep you entertained for ages. 

Definitely something for you in the future, but the current near beta nature of it means it’s not right for now.

Selbs- Good luck with the potty training and don’t go getting injured in the next few weeks.

TR- You don’t need a Garmin because I’ll have it

 Dan- Chapeau 

I’ll see most in the pub in a few weeks.


Sub 3

Posted: 14/04/2014 at 21:41
Quick check in from me as a few name checks.

Great running from many on here and I can't name them all.

Marigold- fab my man and they'll be a Gold medal for the taking if you choose to go that way.

Old no 7- I was made up for you when you told me you'd negative split the race. Great to run with you for 90 mins or so. I always look comfortable but ask crab what I looked like at 23 when he got the international distress signal of it's not going well!

Hr- shame I didn't get to talk. Saw u at the start with Dids and you looked super relaxed. Great result.

SL- you've got the balance spot on. Wish I could have joined you for a few more!

Selbs- as u asked I went for the dan/ultra stu 9 min positive split. 1.22 at hw and ok, family were at 15 and at 14 started to read the signs. Held on the pace until I saw the clan but at 16 went boom. Held 7's until I saw them again at 19 where I stopped ran back and kissed the little one. They knew it was well over by then. Slowest second half since 2007 (1.31) and I didn't enjoy it. I normally love canary wharf but was hanging. Managed to struggle in with a sub 3 , 2.53. I did 45 seconds quicker than last year where I did 45m for 6 weeks and a neg split.

Back next year of course but will be happy being on a 2.59 bus. But will end up running with TR no doubt.

And yes I did get 98 for the medal.
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