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P&D autumn marathon 2016

Posted: 05/10/2016 at 21:44

Ferg - that rings a bell that you were doing NYC. Shame you can't make it - have you been able to defer? I hope things are on the up for you - pre VLM we were worried you were brown bread 

Chicksta, glad the stress fracture has healed. Enjoy the swimming and becoming a gym bunny! 

P&D autumn marathon 2016

Posted: 05/10/2016 at 00:20

Hello - been AWOL but I'm safe and well and doing a last bit of panic training for NYC. Anyone else going?  Haven't done much, have lost my running mojo. 

Well done Jamjet on the PB!

New York 2016

Posted: 28/09/2016 at 22:26

My NYC training has been a bit sporadic. Not injured (touch wood), just been busy and lacking enthusiasm!

Slinky, I would recommend Top of The Rock over Empire State - but both are good. 

I haven't even booked my hotel yet 

P&D autumn marathon 2016

Posted: 24/07/2016 at 23:25

Howday folks. I've been missing in (bike) action for the last 6 weeks or so. Managed not to fall off and break anything, so that's a bonus. I've been ticking over with a few runs, but need to get cracking with some proper marathon training.

I am such a sloooooow reader that it would take me to Christmas to catch up, so what's been happening? I spotted a few new names *waves hello* and that HA has had a baba (congrats). Good to see Ferg back - we all thought you'd popped your clogs. Are you back to full(ish) fitness? Hope so.

New York 2016

Posted: 11/06/2016 at 11:10

Hello everyone - Jimbob pointed me in the direction of this thread. Thanks Jimbob.

I have an NYC place and due to husband's work commitments it's looking increasingly likely I'll be going alone. I wondered if there are any other solo travellers or any If anyone knows of any solo runner groups. I wouldn't want to encroach on anyone else's holiday, of course, but a celebratory post-race drink or two would be nice. 

Any suggestions welcome 

NYC Marathon 2016 - solo traveller

Posted: 11/06/2016 at 10:04

I have a place in NYC marathon in November 2016. 

It's looking increasingly likely that I'll be going to NYC on my own, as my husband/family/friends have either work or financial commitments. I would really like to go, as I have my heart set on getting all 6 WMM before I'm past it. 

I'm not concerned about travelling alone, but I don't relish the thought of a short break in a big city completely on my own and wondered if there are any running/travelling groups out there who cater for solo runniers. Meet up groups, social gatherings after the race, that kinda thing. 

Any suggestions welcome 

P&D autumn marathon 2016

Posted: 31/05/2016 at 23:38

I'm in! New York in Nov and a 95% chance of Chester in October. 

I do have a headband knocking around somewhere that I used to use for 'jogging' in the late 80s (bet you were still in nappies or even a twinkle in your daddy's eye back then, Brixton, judging by your youthful good looks). Said headband might get an airing. 

P&D spring marathon 2016

Posted: 30/05/2016 at 21:29

Well done on the PB Macca - which marathon did you do? 

Brixton - brilliant time for a training run! 

Well done on the possible PB Koala. Good run, either way.

I'm still having a post-London hiatus from running. I did the off road costal relay last weekend (our team did really well, considering we're a ramshackle bunch) but mostly I've been back out on my mountain bike.

I need to get a wiggle on though and get training for my local half marathon in August and maintain a certain level of fitness for Chester mara (probably).  

P&D spring marathon 2016

Posted: 21/05/2016 at 01:09

Good news it's nothing serious  AWC.  

I still haven't run much since VLM. Lots of offroad biking though, which I'm enjoying again.

I'm taking part in a round the island's coastal footpath relay race  tomorrow, really looking forward to it.

Anyone racing this weekend? 

Races measured short

Posted: 16/05/2016 at 00:37
option wrote (see)
cougie wrote (see)
Option - have you just joined the forum to chip in on this measurement thing ? Had you run one of the short events ?

Sounds to me like they need to up their game to check that their calibration measurements are spot on - presumably all over the country ? You'd think all areas use the same mechanism ?


I've been reading the forums for a while.

Didnt run one of the events (so far) known to be affected, but having worked in regulated areas, I was interested in how they do measure them.

You don't need to justify yourself, Option - contributors and readers welcome. 

Im in agreement with Nose with using some kind of formula to make an adjustment. 

I had the same thoughts, Chris. Races might be extra long from now on 

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