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Lochaber Marathon 2011

Posted: 02/02/2011 at 13:01

Well, I'll be bright Orange Vest with "PUG" on the front, 6ft 1" and bald... you can't miss me hahaha. Yeah, we'll be staying Fri/Sat/Sun night travelling abck Monday... can't wait, really looking forward to it. As for pace, well, hoping to go through half way in 1:21 and hold on for a 2:42:30 ish... but will decide with one week to go on pace... that's the current target though...if all else fails however, a sub 2:45 has to be Plan B.

Cheers Pug

Sub 3

Posted: 02/02/2011 at 12:57

BEJ Nope, Liverpool not a chance, everytime they seem to arrange a race longer than 10k, something happens, road works they didn't know about, no goodie bags, send runners the wrong way cutting 1/2 mile of course etc etc... honestly wouldn't touch them with a barge pole and who has a barge pole Chester Marathon all the way for me this year, already entered for the same day as Liverpool and as I was born in Chester, I feel it's my local marathon adn should support it.

However, just to not let people down and think I've become sensible, currently starving myself again and here's my list of upcoming and entered races for the year , although think I can squeeze a fair few more in there no problem!

Alsager 5 Mile Road Race 06/02/2011
Blackpool Half Marathon 27/02/2011
Trimpell 20 Mile Road Race 06/03/2011
Trafford 10k Road Race 13/03/2011
Thirsk 10  Road Race 27/03/2011
Chester Spring 5 Road Race 06/04/2011
Lochabar Marathon 10/04/2011
Salford 10k Road Race 22/04/2011
LeJoG 24/04/2011 - 08/05/2011
Chester Half Marathon 15/05/2011 (obviously may not run because of above)
Llandudno 10 Mile Road Race 22/05/2011 (May still not be in a fit state)
The Welsh Castles Relay 11-12/06/2011
Freckleton Half Marathon 19/06/2011
Chernobyl Challenge 10k Road Race 14/08/2011
Lake Vyrmwy Half Marathon 11/09/2011
Sutton Six 10k Road Race 18/09/2011
Chester Marathon 09/10/2011
Worksop Half Marathon 30/10/2011
Preston 10 Mile Road Race 20/11/2011
Tatton Yule Yomp 10k 11/12/2011
Ribble Valley 10k 27/12/2011

@BEJ How's the little one mate? She's a right little cutie, seen her on facebook... and it looks like your training is back on track jusdging by last few posts... how's tiredness etc etc with a little one? 

Cheers Pug

Lochaber Marathon 2011

Posted: 02/02/2011 at 11:48

Yeah we're in Elton near Ellesmere Port/Chester way... we'll be going on the Friday dinnertime... around 12 ish... hopefully putting foot down be there for tea time

This'll be my 6th marathon i think.. got two this year, this one and Chester...

Cheers Pug

MBNA Chester Marathon

Posted: 01/02/2011 at 23:35

Very very good news on bottles, but then again no suprise, I thought the drinks last year were bottles, sure they were, although I had my own thanks to Chris and the organisers...

Wonder what the entry is like now for this? How many people? Liverpool have announced theirs and tbh, I hope Chester fills properly... 

Cheers Pug

Sub 3

Posted: 01/02/2011 at 20:52
Joolska wrote (see)

Not injured but had a run (ho, ho) of viral infections late Nov - mid Jan which meant training has been very patchy.  Didn't want the pressure of VLM off a compromised build-up and, a spring chicken at 31, I figure I still have quite a few years to master the 2.5x marathon.  10k in May and then half-marathon in September are now this year's A races.

Sounds like a plan, and a proper one, very like myself hahaha
TR wrote (see)
Pug - Your name was mentioned the other day regarding RWHs weighloss, hows your weight and your running ?

Weight = Heavy, Running = OK. that's how I see it at the moment. After Amsterdam Half last October, barely ran at all, think i did around 61 in November and 42 in December.. so basically bugger all. Had a terrible 6 months after Chester Marathon. July got a water infection, quickly followed by a flu bug that moved into my muscles, which took over three months to work it's way out, hence, at Berlin and Lake Vyrnwy, I should never have even tried running as legs were in pain 100% of the time... to put it in perspective, I couldn't bend EVER to put a DVD in the machine... all behind me knees were sore, in my hips, joints etc etc. Worst I've ever had that... never thoughts I'd get over it...  By the time it worked it's way out, come October, I'd lost the will to live, plodded around Amsterdam and sacked running off. Have a guess what happened then? 1st January = 14 stone 2lbs of Pug rofl ( 90kg in new money)... and thought, better actually get running again so, into my 5th week now... very tired, very slow... but hey ho... that's life.

Cheers Pug

Sub 3

Posted: 01/02/2011 at 17:37

Bonjourno Joolska, training is going pretty well... haven't raced this year, doing Alsager 5 Miler on Sunday, will see how that goes. So, still no sub 3 then? Did noticed on a few posts some running from you, you been injured?

Cheers Pug

Sub 3

Posted: 01/02/2011 at 17:07

Afternoon all, long time no speak... after a quick skim through, seems to be loads of new people on here, so I assume the quality has jumped up again me thinks. Anyhow, thought I'd pop in and say hello.

Cheers Pug

Lochaber Marathon 2011

Posted: 01/02/2011 at 17:05

Hi All, don't think I've posted on here, however, I'm doing this one, me the missus and little Grace (2 year old) are coming up for a long weekend, really looking forward to this one... did 18 mile Sunday, longest run since last May so happy with that, so all is going good. Will skim back and see what you're all upto.

Cheers Pug

Great North West Half Marathon

Posted: 31/01/2011 at 09:37

Not got my number yet...

Cheers Pug

MBNA Chester Marathon

Posted: 31/01/2011 at 09:02
Oh No Won't Do wrote (see)
I was born in the West Cheshire Hospital (called the Countess of Chester now I think) so I'm coming home on October 9th. Looking forward to the pain already.

Same here, I was born there 1974... blimey, that sounds a long time ago now!

Cheers Pug

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