The Jimbob

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Paris Marathon 2016

Posted: 03/04/2016 at 16:44
I saw Foxy around 37k .... He shot away from me at the start and when I passed him in the woods of death the wheels had come off. It was a warm one.

I was happy with mine but no pb, didn't gun for pb ... went out in 1.29.45 and managed 3 hour pace until 30k .... then it was a gradual slow down for a 3.05.08....... pretty happy with that considering.

Paris Marathon 2016

Posted: 01/04/2016 at 19:02

waddup? I spose I better pack then .... being so blasé about it this year.

Smudger .... sorry to hear about all the bollox you've been having today. i'll text you in the morning when I get to the queue. 

Anyone running the Breakfast run make sure you save your best run for Sunday.

Paris Marathon 2016

Posted: 01/04/2016 at 12:02
maslinda mohamad wrote (see)
Can't see one!! No one else seems to have one either.

shit! OK plan B initiated. Half-Shell, I've got your back gf x

Paris Marathon 2016

Posted: 01/04/2016 at 11:51
maslinda mohamad wrote (see)
Thanks Radar Sal! This is where the inexperience shows...

Maslinda ..... any sign of the plastic garbage bag thing as Radar Sal mentioned? This item is pivotal to my pen pee strategy

Paris Marathon 2016

Posted: 31/03/2016 at 12:03

ahhh the medal looks ok


Paris Marathon 2016

Posted: 31/03/2016 at 09:26

Morning ... just had another little run, don't feel particularly well tapered.   .... resting up now. Hopefully a few more days and maybe feel a slightly bit fresher.  Need to pack tonight, not so organised this time round ... need to get the big list out tonight and pack everything that I might need over the weekend.  Focus for the next few days is remaining calm.

Looking forward to the "I'm in Paris" posts that will start later today .... lets see the bib selfies .....

Paris Marathon 2016

Posted: 30/03/2016 at 21:39

Cheers for the well wishing GoldEagle, and thanks also for your mention on the Tokyo thread ....... Hope you are well mate. 

Paris Marathon 2016

Posted: 30/03/2016 at 13:39
born2run4 wrote (see)

Hi all,

Do they do a similar thing on the metro like they do with London where you get free travel on the tube if you are running the marathon?


I don't think so .... but a couple of miles walk before the race won't hurt you, it'll help.

if you get a Carnet it works out about 1.50 per journey which isn't too bad. I will carry a few in the wallet with me for after, but hope to walk a bit after. it really helps

Paris Marathon 2016

Posted: 30/03/2016 at 09:32

Foxy .... I'm up for hanging in preferentials before we set off. I'm planning to run on my own though. I need an extra couple of miles to get up through the gears .... so we'll part company as we go through the start. Meet as at the Arc at 7.30 for the photo call and we'll head down. Post race wait for me and we'll go Beer station for a couple of swifties. Message me your mobile as well, we can swap details. Also, try to come to the pub on Sunday evening .... it'll be a laugh

It's right what you say about this thread. It has been going on for 10 years .... we renew it every year. Don't be a stranger, we're always here. We do other races and meet up. (actually another meet up coming at the Bupa London 10,000 - which is now called the Vitality 10,000 end of May)  ... May the Stool be with you ... Always

Paris Marathon 2016

Posted: 29/03/2016 at 14:54

god there are some dumbos out there .... I had the "how far;s that" question on Sunday ...

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