Posted: 18/11/2013 at 15:13
Brilliant effort yesterday everyone. Really enjoyed hanging out at the pub after. Me and Pottermoss had a skinful and navigated our way back to the UK with a couple more jars in the departure lounge. Crawled in at 1.30am and had a cuppa.
Here's the results from the bib numbers i had:
1256 Doylie in Disguise - 3'25'45
1949 The Jimbob - 3'05'37
3267 Chris Abell 2 - 3'14'32
7187 JR1878 - 3'42'58
7986 JakeUK - 4'24'38
8230 Pottermoss - 4'42'05
8273 Daniel Snowden 2 - 4'37'56
10471 Keira P - 4'43'18
10490 Liam1988 - 4'13'28
I didn't have all your bib numbers so please feel free to complete the list.
Fantastic that everyone finished - lets face it the last 6 or 7 miles of a marathon are torturous and with that sun warming up it was tough out there. A great flat course for a mara pb. Jake made the point, last year they had 50 odd from the UK, this year it was over 200 odd. Word will get round and it will get more popular. It's a good medal to have in the collection. Marathon newbies, will you be coming back for more 26.2 abuse?! (yeah yer will!)
In my witterings yesterday i may have mentioned once or twice about Paris on April 6th. We'll be over there en masse - I know Chris is already signed up, so anyone not booked into your spring marathon yet - Paris the best way forward. We have a good thread here on RW, finish time/speed etc is irrelevant - we just have a laugh and keep each other motivated over t'internet through the grim winter training period. We have a varying range of runners and most technical questions can be answered, but really it's more a social!. Paris is a fast marathon, a great city and ticks all the boxes, easy to get to. Every question you have will be answered so don't be a stranger. Come on over: http://www.runnersworld.co.uk/forum/events/paris-marathon-2014/257261-166.html