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Comrades 2017

Posted: Yesterday at 20:38

Glad to hear all the qualifiers are starting to tick off. I finally bit the bullet and cancelled my travel plans for Malaga today - my Achilles still isn't right. I probably could run on it, but I'd rather have it properly fixed before I start the big spring miles. So I'll see if I can find a local one somewhere in February or March.

Comrades 2017

Posted: Yesterday at 00:08
Lowrez - thanks so much for doing the patches - have replied to your message.

Debra - glad to hear you're getting that scan, when I heard you'd had another break I did wonder if you had bone density issue. However, I wouldn't rule out Comrades yet, I have a friend who broke a toe three weeks before the Paris marathon and still ran a pb.

Comrades 2017

Posted: 19/10/2016 at 23:19

Yes, once you've finished one you need to sign up for the back to back. Now, can someone explain why I'm going for the third time....

Good work on on the patches Lowrez - let us know when the ordering process starts.

Comrades 2017

Posted: 17/10/2016 at 22:42
Seren - I found the up run easier than the down - the long downhills were like nothing I've ever experienced and my quads were trashed by the end. Also, it has the benefit of being slightly shorter, plus you don't have to get up nearly as early in the morning.

Comrades 2017

Posted: 14/10/2016 at 22:55
Second one, I think

Comrades 2017

Posted: 14/10/2016 at 22:30
Agree with Dannirr - this design is fab, but I think 'Comrades Marathon' would be less cryptic. And yes to the annual patches with the year on too. Thanks for doing this.

Comrades 2017

Posted: 14/10/2016 at 15:05
I hope not, Dannir!

Last minute marathon training advice please

Posted: 10/10/2016 at 20:30
result! Thanks for coming back and letting us know how you got on - glad it went well.

Paris Marathon 2017

Posted: 09/10/2016 at 21:17
Hi Karen - thanks for coming back and keeping us posted. I guess any marathon experience is going to be better than this year's Paris! Excellent work, enjoy the post race glow

Comrades 2017

Posted: 09/10/2016 at 17:57
I'd be up for patch, that sounds cool. Agree I like the Garmin trace or the route line one (although that looks an awfully long way...).
Good to see the qualifiers coming in. I'm not running at all at the moment - trying to shake off an Achilles niggle caused, I suspect, by running in worn out shoes. It's not major, but I want get it fixed before I start the high mileage. So I've downgraded Malaga from 'hopeful sub4' to 'just get round for a qualifier'.
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