. Then we're sure to get some fantastic scenery. Makes hills all the more worthwhile climbing. – BoffinI haven't done it, but I do know Cornwall and live in Devon. All I would say is, pray it isn't windy, and hope the pasty at the end is a really large one
% (more like 80-ish) but I can run as long as I follow a few ground rules: three to four runs a week maximum (on alternate days), with light cross-training as an alternative. Physio Phil suggested 75% of max effort for a while, so the speed and hill
from the magazine. I enjoyed the variety in the training, including tempo, hills, long runs and recoveries. My training went really well and I felt really confident coming up to the big day and had even practised mental techniques such as visualisation
calves. The half-marathon, and FLM beyond it, seemed unattainable.Hours of plodding at what seemed a ridiculously slow snail's pace round the local park and beyond, interspersed with manic Kenyan Hills and threshold sessions followed. Followed by close
in just under five hours, and although I'm not certain of my time, I don't care.I am now finding walking a new challenge; stairs are my biggest hill reps. Perhaps I'll try for next year?Well done everyone! Back to main stories index 4:00 to 5
's predecessor did the Frankfurt marathon years ago - he even got his own finisher's medal and pictures in the running mags. – Ironwolf My Westie is an honorary member of my running club, he's there so often. He loves anything that involves intervals (hills
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