in Greenock."What an experience, I will never forget": I have not seen so many people in the one place, at the one time. The best marathon I have done so far. I only hope for a place next year. Index of all quotesNext quote
much obliged to the overseas staff officials. Thank you very much.An Coppens, 1st marathon, 5:44:51, Cork, IrelandIndex of all quotesNext quote
honestly say that there wasn't a worst moment as it was my first Marathon (London or otherwise) and it all went to plan. I had dreams of running sub 3:15 but only had two proper half marathons to base it on as only started running seriously last July '03. I
4:26 “...Never mind becoming a pop or film star: run the London Marathon and you will feel the adoration, good will and support of thousands...” Read the full quote1824-- Time: 4:26London is a magnificent, wonderful city, and never more so than
Time: 3:26What was the best moment (excluding the finish)? The forum cheer; Having a chat with my family at mile 21 and the crowds in generalAnd the worst moment? Being barged off the road at mile 9 by the RW sub 7:30 pacers (and I was doing sub 7:30) The biggest surprise? hittin...
Time: 4:00Was following Runners World Sub 4hrs from the red start - I think they both pulled out (apologies if Neil just hit a bad patch and finished) followed KitKat (Kate) who took up the baton so to speak - not sure if she is a "forumite" - but what a job. Unfortunately lost h...
4:46 “...reaching the crowds at Tower Bridge – what a lift, in places the supporters were eight people deep...” Read the full quote1826--Time:4:46The best moment: reaching the crowds at Tower Bridge - what a lift; in places the supporters were eight people deep.The worst moment: ...
7:04 “...The train journey up... a total crisis of confidence, I just wanted to go home...” Read the full quote1833-- Time: 7:04The best moment - seeing my friends and family in the crowd.....and again....and again...!The worst moment? The train journey up... a total crisis of co...
Time: 4:29Highlight - Mile 18 - Huge cheer by all forumites, chilled champagne courtesy of Ultra Meerkat, Jaffa Cake, but best of all the hugs from Ultra Meerkat and Flipper. Finally a huge cheer from everyone as I left.Lowpoint - being so cold at the start, (just come back from...
Time: 4:42 From PHAB PAUL No. 42784 in the yellow Sgt. Pepper's uniform Best moment: Being grabbed by The Sport newspaper girls for a photo! Worst moment: Rain and sweat in my eyes, and having to wipe my glasses with wet tissues Biggest surprise: Being grabbed by The Sport newspa...
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