Posted: 22/09/2014 at 21:39
City Fan - NO WAY to the UKAA licence instead of Le Med Cert. You need signed and stamped Med Cert from the paris website or you won't get in. The Italian races accept the UKA licence but not anything in France.
Whaqatac. Yes I did Reigate and had a steady 1.25.10 - ran out of steam on mile 11/12 but I am in OK form. Yes awful about the runner. What can one say. Well sad.
Have a great time in Berlin. fantastic race / atmosphere / BEER. Glad to see you are back in Paris next year, I'm not as I'm in Boston, but in the words of Arnie- i'll be back.(in 2016). The wife n spoglets are good - taking them all to Paris for the marathon and a bit of a faff when you really want to concentrate on a marathon and then hang out with your running pals. We made the best of it, did some touristy stuff on the Monday and had a bit of an adventure. It was the start of the School hols for them so they were pretty knackered but we weren't bothered about the late nights.
Whaqatac - get in touch through private message, we'll chat more - maybe see you down Hyde Pk to trot out a couple of laps.
Mattywar. Just plain beautiful running mate. 1.35 and knocking on the door of a sub3.30. It's doable - if you have the miles in the legs, keep it steady. The 12 minute PB is a big old chunk and a testament to the dedication you are putting in. That result does not come from sitting on your back side. You are in your up-curve of improving - like HIAHS - you guys will feed off your PBs, which drive you on to train smarter, eat better and make huge leaps forward. Enjoy the ride! I'll be looking for your data on Strava