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Brighton Marathon 2015

Posted: Yesterday at 16:33
Hi all, great to read comments. Toby 3 I know what u mean about lost mo Jo. I had a great spring and completed an ultra beg of summer. Then had a lazy summer with max 2 runs per week and max length 6m. However got right back into it sept and now feel in great shape. Running 3times a week and gym min 2 times a week. Really mixing it up from bike at gym (spinning classes and bike on my own for hill training) to 6m runs easy/hard and LSR at weekends. May be an easy summer is what was needed. Really looking forward to Brighton next yr as I'm planning on celebrating my 50th yr by entering HM and marathons that I have not done before except my favourite which is Brighton (my 4th time)
I'm also hoping for 3:30 (prev best 3:33) if all goes ok.
Tillstar good luck with job hunting does it mean u have lots of spare time at moment for running?
Keep up the posts very motivated by them.
I have got Stevenage HM nov2nd not the most scenic however trying to fit in a HM race every month to see how MP is.
Happy running

Comrades 2015

Posted: 23/07/2014 at 20:55

Thanks running rodent for letting me know about this site.

Im wanting to do this and was thinking as it will be my first comrades I should do it all through a sports tour company. I know this might b more expensive however all is done for you. Or do u think it is easy enough to do by myself. I dont have a clue about which hotel (are there ones near expo/start) and what flights are needed. I need to do a lot of research. What is qualifying time and how do u show u have done it.

I look forward to reading all posts and catching up with you all.

 

comrades 2015

Posted: 22/07/2014 at 10:24

Hi all anyone going to enter comrades 2015 and has anyone done one before?

Brighton Marathon 2015

Posted: 13/05/2014 at 18:33

Good 3 mile run at race pace. Going to get some faster runs at shortet distances to get ready for St Albans half in June, followed by a fun marathon in Stour.

Brighton Marathon 2015

Posted: 09/05/2014 at 18:08

Hi to u all,

Missed Brighton this yr due to far east holiday! However do not fear as im back next yr!

Looking forward to reading all the posts, trust u all have been getting better and better.

Completed MK on Monday and had a great running yr last yr so hoping for more of the same. Plenty of races lined up this summer/aut to keep me in shape for my favorite marathon BRIGHTON. 

Early morning run lined up tomorrow in what looks like horrible conditions.

Have good weekend everyone look forward to plenty of posts.

Milton Keynes 2014

Posted: 05/05/2014 at 17:58

Thanks Scott, looks good.

Milton Keynes 2014

Posted: 05/05/2014 at 17:03

Well done Neil, very good debut time.

Scott- I was on for 3:30 at half way stage, I felt fine but had to slow down to prevent me stopping. My own fault not enough water in first half. 

Well done Ivor, remember only a very small percentage of people can run a marathon and u r one of them

Milton Keynes 2014

Posted: 05/05/2014 at 16:50

Hi all, great 18miles then cramp set in,  finished in 3hr 37 min (according to my watch) so pleased with time.

I agree Booktrunk funny goody bag waste of time really.

Course more hilly than I was expecting and crowd support in second half poor compared to first 10.

Well marshalled and organised. Liked finish in stadium. 

Route nice and scenic after first 10 and very well marshalled. 

Well organised and good value for money.

Wont b doing this next yr as doing Paris and London, but would recommend this to others.

Hope everyone had a good run, I will look at posts tonight

Milton Keynes 2014

Posted: 04/05/2014 at 09:57

Last run done before the big one. 3 miles easy and it felt good. Bag packed, few more gels to buy later and finish carbo loading. Going for a gentle walk in my local woods before rest.

Ill be wearing a st Albans Striders running vest bright yellow/blue, going to try and start with 3:30 group ( hope I dont regret that) although should really start with 3:45.

Good luck everyone, keep posting

Milton Keynes 2014

Posted: 03/05/2014 at 12:24

Wow thread gone mad.

1 more run either tonight or tomorrow morning 3 miles with little tempo. If I go tonight will be able to go for walk/bike with wife tomorrow just to keep legs turning over.

Had a great 6mile gentle run onthursday at 9min pace, felt really fresh.

Love carbo loading and taper! 

 

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Anyone gping to enter the comrades 2015 and anyone completed one before? 
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