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is flat running much faster ?

Posted: Today at 05:16

Even elite runners don't set records on hilly courses. That should tell you something.

Running a Marathon for the first time

Posted: Yesterday at 15:07

I get you.

"Training, no substitute, sorry"  and, "you could always do some training" didn't immediately come across as, " you will gain confidence through training".

All in the tone, chaps

Talkback: Runners food - One-pot wonders

Posted: Yesterday at 12:55

 I can't see any cherry tomatoes and I don't think they have a place in that recipe anyway - weird.

All you need is some meat (or not), some root veg, some stock, some herbs. No soaking, no measurements, don't use too much stock. If you need more add it later. Chuck it all in and cook on a very low heat or in a slow cooker for 6-8 hours. Impossible to get wrong.

Put spuds in the stew or serve with mash or dumplings = done

Running a Marathon for the first time

Posted: Yesterday at 12:46

I don't think the OP has said that they didn't train or have I missed something?

Running a Marathon for the first time

Posted: Yesterday at 12:07

All good advice.

Once you get up to about 15 or 16 miles in training you'll begin to see how it's possible. Even if you have to walk some of it you'll realise you can get round somehow and it will give your confidence a boost.

As Mllsy says, if you are at 13 miles now you are way ahead of most. You've also got time to add in a few weeks where you can drop the mileage down and let your body recover -  most people won't have that luxury either.

All things Christmas (sorry, but I'm feeling festive)

Posted: Yesterday at 11:23

The idea of trying to combine a pre-run breakfast and post-run shower with with my in-laws' kitchen and bathroom schedule (translate that as as, "if I can get in your way I will") brings me out in a cold sweat.

I usually go Christmas Eve. And New Year's Day when everyone else is sleeping off their hangovers.

Things you want to say but can't

Posted: Yesterday at 10:39

Mr.Pistorius, I reckon you are a very lucky man.

Things you want to say but can't

Posted: Yesterday at 10:38
Nurse Ratched wrote (see)

Dear cat
Please come home.  Explaining to the kids that they might not see you again was bloody awful. 

 I lost one of mine for about four hours one evening when he was out of earshot and didn't come in when I called him for his tea. That was bad enough.

Hope yours finds its way home soon.

What happened to Mr I's thread

Posted: 20/10/2014 at 17:39

Things you want to say but can't

Posted: 20/10/2014 at 16:20

Dear colleague: you know full well that if the wrong info goes in one end, the wrong info comes out the other.

I look forward to the day I finally get an admission and an apology when this sort of thing happens. Until then I'll just keep pointing out your mistakes in the same condescending tone that you use when blaming me for them.

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