The Jimbob

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Paris Marathon 2015

Posted: 27/03/2015 at 12:41

i'll be stalkin' the lot of yers

Sub 3

Posted: 27/03/2015 at 12:12
PhilPub wrote (see)

...just spoke to the Red Lion.  Two people including deputy manager not aware of any changes to usual open door policy, and the lady I spoke to said it's their busiest day of the year, so she obviously knew what I was talking about. Red Lion then?

I'm there. I'll be doing a proper John Wayne walk with Bosti and Londi in the legs. Put me down for hmmmm many pints

Paris Marathon 2015

Posted: 27/03/2015 at 10:38

exactly Onetit. Chip chip away slowly and enjoy the ride, keep's you hungry to do the training.

I just typed my Reading time into some marathon race time predictors. They are devils and gave me some silly low times that I will not even contemplate attempting to pace in Boston. Of course the devil on my shoulder is saying "but what if this, what of that?!" etc - I must also practice what I preach and chip chip away .... but it's Boston (oh whatever!)



Sub 3

Posted: 27/03/2015 at 09:54

Lev / Ryan and other benchees. Hope you make it to the ball on April 26th.

Steve Jones 10+10, BAC Sessions, Mont Blanc course Profile?.Ouch! Put me down for some warm milk and my cuddly penguin.

talking of ouch my week of easy running was interrupted slightly on Wednesday. I had to abandon my commute run home, after the commute in was took a turn for the nasty. Not too far from my destination I avoided some peds (they kindly stood aside for me to go through), and I couldn't have predicted that a seemingly stable drain cover was actually very loose and forced me off balance and into an ankle turn/twist/sprain - whatever you call it. I didn't fall although a fall might have been better for it. A quick stop, 4 letter word and then a closer examination revealed the cover was tilting at least 4 cm when you put your foot on one end! Ouch - beware the loose drains. got to the office and straight on the ice. Have managed a 10.5 yesterday and a 4 this morning. I wouldn't say I'm pain free but I am managing it for now. talk about bring you back down to Earth after back to back half marathon pb'ing..It completely changed my mood

Good luck Phil at the relays - Heathside are sending a couple of squads I believe.

Paris Marathon 2015

Posted: 26/03/2015 at 13:22
15West wrote (see)

How does one pronounce Foch?

apparently it's pronounced Fosh, but we all say Fock - with the T-shirt Pun

Paris Marathon 2015

Posted: 26/03/2015 at 13:20
orapidrun wrote (see)

Does anyone know of a bar or other watering hole near the finish? I need an end of race rvp in close proximity to the euphoric bubble that will be Ave Foch.

its called Beer Station, been there the last 2 years ...

It's nothing special but does pints and pub grub.


Paris Marathon 2015

Posted: 26/03/2015 at 12:36
Heidi Barr wrote (see)

haha jimbob!

Whereas this will be me at the start line



Paris Marathon 2015

Posted: 26/03/2015 at 12:05

he's got the Eye of the Tiger - you know me and my Rocky references  



Paris Marathon 2015

Posted: 26/03/2015 at 11:35
15West wrote (see)

Yeah, I'll be in the serious bit where no one smiles. I'm going to use that first mile to bank some time and end up winning the whole bloomin thing...just you wait and see....*nZS6pF6HlKdrrjtgrbJLyljiO*vAPrZ1kZAHiGyxGy7HrDoH0ng__/mikethetigereyes.jpg


Paris Marathon 2015

Posted: 26/03/2015 at 11:16
15West wrote (see)

...but...I run that first mile at exactly mp...then hit an uphill and it kills me to maintain mp, I start to panic and/or fail to recover etc? Surely you adjust your pace a bit to compensate for the undulations, so maintaining a constant effort?

(playing devil's advocate here a bit).

it's not a hilly course - it's well flat, you'll be up the little climb before you've had a chance to slow down, and after a few miles you'll be plodding along at 5-10 seconds faster than marathon pace and telling yourself to keep calm

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