The Jimbob

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Paris Marathon 2015

Posted: 19/06/2014 at 13:46

that was 2009 when I supported CF Jo. I've tarted myself around the charities, in 2010 at the marathon it was Help4Heroes. I got a really nice medal off them.

My friend's kid has CF so that was the inspiration to raise for them back then

Paris Marathon 2015

Posted: 19/06/2014 at 13:29
Danni , brother, in that photo you look like you were riding the freight train to Type2Diabetiesville. I was thinking of your journey actually, from that to Comrades,? it makes the comrades finish even more amazing.....

Paris Marathon 2015

Posted: 19/06/2014 at 12:14

btw - I've had a lot of praise for this over the last couple of years - it's nice and thank you, but I don't want it anymore, what I mean to say is, I'm not looking for praise. I didn't look after myself properly before for a long time and got myself into a bad way. A lot of the people on this thread have done similar things and deserve the same praise. I like looking at the photos of my before shots, because it reminds me to keep looking after myself. There were times where I was very low and couldn't look at myself in the mirror. If I had continued on that path - I risked getting all sorts of nasty things, so every now and then I post up this sort of thing .... if it helps to motivate and inspire people then great - I hope it helps. If it's boring and you've heard it all before, sorry for playing the same old records! x

Paris Marathon 2015

Posted: 19/06/2014 at 11:58
Dannirr wrote (see)
Heroine in a half-shell wrote (see)

I can't believe you once did a 5hr+ marathon Jimbob!

It's what keep the rest of us eternally (but perhaps futilely) hopeful for our own progress.

I cheated! (although I'm proud of that London2010 marathon - it was the hardest thing I've ever done - apart from, you know, proper life stuff)


Paris Marathon 2015

Posted: 19/06/2014 at 11:26
In the red zone this year there were 2 toilets. And 2 massive queues. We did the old bottle trick and then Tricky Dicky threw the bottles.

In the blue zone last year there were a couple of 4xUrinal units, and many ladies subtly squatting with their space blankets wrapped round them

Paris Marathon 2015

Posted: 19/06/2014 at 09:32
15West wrote (see)

Thanks Jimbob - that should get me a pretty good place I reckon. Might even get my own toilet.

everyone gets their own toilet in the Paris pens 15W - especially at the bottom of the hill in the fast pens, it's Lake Jaune down there

Paris Marathon 2015

Posted: 19/06/2014 at 09:11
15West wrote (see)

Ah. Yes, found it. I had stared at this page so many times and not seen it. Duh. 4505. Thanks Heroine. I got a 2.44 at London, not sure how or when I show proof for this?

15West. you can email them a link to the result e.g

Sub 3

Posted: 17/06/2014 at 23:38
Tmoth wrote (see)

Not read back..yet. (i currently have a phone which is decidedly NOT smart after breaking my very smart one, hence out of the loop somewhat)

Just popped into say I have applied for my first ever London Marathon , after a days delay to gather required proofs etc (rigmarole).

woooooooo hoooooooooo! 

Do they take long to respond usually? 

no idea - put mine in on friday morning got an email to pay on Monday morning so i guess thats pretty quick. I'm in a s well WOO HOO!

Morning All, been a bit quiet and subdued recently ... kind of injured havent really been able to train prpperly which makes you a bit you know (mental!) - managed 7.4 miles last thursday, 12 miles on Sunday and then a 10K'er today with a couple of fast miles. All these runs i'm so para of aggravating everything, so i putting in more rest days for now .... i'm still here but not my usual bubbly self .... will hopefully see some of you at Hackney this Sunday?  

Paris Marathon 2015

Posted: 17/06/2014 at 17:47
Dannirr wrote (see)

It ain't a hayrick unless they are consecutive....

now now - play nice

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