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New York 2016

Posted: 11/11/2016 at 00:29

Hi everyone - hope you're all suitably recovered from Sunday. 

I had the pleasure of riding the bus from Staten I with Slinky! And spotted her on the route looking strong. I didn't have a brilliant run (set off too quickly)  but I did enjoy the whole experience. 

I had my Union Jack vest on and it was great to say hello to fello Brits and Anglophiles, I felt very proud and patriotic.

What's next for everyone? 

P&D autumn marathon 2016

Posted: 07/11/2016 at 12:58
Just Coop - yes, major congregation (runners, not vehicles) - I was literally pushing people out of my way in Central Park!

P&D autumn marathon 2016

Posted: 07/11/2016 at 06:27
Hey folks, I did a personal worst 4:00:16 at NYC today. I WAS planning on taking it easy and enjoying the atmosphere. Tried not to check my watch too much and ran to 'feel'. Saw that with 4 miles to go I could scrape under 4, but then got snarled up in traffic. With hindsight, I think I overcooked it in the first half. You're right, Northender - a tad miffed but I really had not prepared enough - lost my enthusiasm for running over the summer.

NYC was great, but nothing beats London in so far as race organisation and being a beautiful city. Saying that, I would still recommend it - overall, I had a blast!

P&D autumn marathon 2016

Posted: 06/11/2016 at 01:56
Hey guys, sorry for not catching up sooner. I fully intended to do a forum catch up while chilling on holidays in NYC. Except no chilling has been done! I've covered over 40 miles of walking, drunk copious amounts of vino and am massively undertrained for this race! But, I'll make it to that finish line one way or another.

My number is 23548 and I'm on the 10.15 start. If you've nothing better to do, feel free to track and report my progress, pray for me and will me on. Not too fussed on time, I just want a pain free experience. Under 3.55 would be acceptable for me atm.

New York 2016

Posted: 06/11/2016 at 01:38

Hey guys, I've not checked in for a while sorry. 

Hope you all have a super race. I'll be wearing my Union Jack vest. If I'm in any fit state, I'll try to pop into the pub afterwards. 

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 

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