Posted: 15/09/2015 at 10:20
oooh Nodster, you're tarting yourself about next year proper styley!
Marathon training on tired legs (grumble). The Pros' of running a quickish half time at GNR the other day - the mile markers came very quickly and I was out of South Shields and in a pub across the water in North Shields by 12.37. The Cons, my legs feel like poop. The quads are trashed. 5 miles yesterday and 7.5 this morning. I must have seemed pretty pathetic stumbling down the steep hill from Kenwood this morning making ouch squeaks as my tired quads took the brunt of my short strides.
Well done to Meadower and Andy for getting it done on Sunday. The conditions were really nice (for spectators) making it a great atmosphere. It was calm and cloudless for a while making it a little warm and tougher than expected. I found myself drying out pretty quickly and followed OO-52's method of going topless for most of the race. It helped a lot.
15 days left on this training plan then I'm tapering. It's the eye of the storm. My legs feel tired all the time.
Regarding spring half - I still don't got one, but need one on 28th Feb or 6th March.