The sub 3.30 marathon thread

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11:47am
11:47am, 25 Apr 2017
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Oscar the grouch
(oh and well done on 3.30.xx santababy)
11:47am
11:47am, 25 Apr 2017
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Huntsman
flanker - No such thing as getting too old. I'm 46 now and by the time I'm 55 I'll be bloody flying and I'll have run a marathon under 2:45 :-)
12:08pm
12:08pm, 25 Apr 2017
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santababy
I'm 48! tbh still surprised to be PBing

thanks folks :-)
12:12pm
12:12pm, 25 Apr 2017
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becca7
So happy to see this, what a terrific run Santa. My best WAVA is from the marathon as well. Augurs well for your 100.
12:50pm
12:50pm, 25 Apr 2017
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CStar
I'm 51 and delighted to be able to knock spots off my younger self still :-)
4:05pm
4:05pm, 25 Apr 2017
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flanker
if you believe all the reports, you've got 7-10 years where your body physically adapts through regeneration to distance running. I think I'm on year 11 :-)

SB you're not 48?!

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Don't forget to keep everybody updated on your training / race successes, learns, questions, best practices etc in the build-up :-)

Spring 2017 Sub-3.30 Attempts #dontbeshit #gohardorgohome #DoOrDoNotThereIsNoTry

Good luck! Love SarahL Southampton (23/04/17) - Huntsman, SailorSteve
Good luck! Love SarahL London (23/04/17) - clare1976 (750), CStar, kpeel87, Goofee (16156), flanker
Good luck! Love SarahL Bendigo, Australia (23/04/17) - sunburnt
Good luck! Love SarahL Salzburg (07/05/17) - HOD
Good luck! Love SarahL Shakespeare (07/05/17) - Claypole
Good luck! Love SarahL Stirling (21/05/17) - SM6

2017 Hall of Fame Oh shove on a party hat and get into the spirit of things, go on. You won't have to do it again for another sixty years. Medal! For Santa! Medal! Oh shove on a party hat and get into the spirit of things, go on. You won't have to do it again for another sixty years. - well done to:

Nelly (Manchester) - 3:22:36 :-)
bakedbeano (Manchester) - 3:29:20 :-)
zuistu (Zurich) - 3:26:48 :-)
Uyuni (Boston, UK) - 3:13:44 :-)
Huntsman (Southampton) - 3:25:27 :-)

Longer term 'hopefuls':

RuthB2, MissingPhoenix, Caterpillar, ChrisMc, katief89, Ade1973, Villageboy, longboat, mblnFERCr, RiversideRed, Mrs Winkle, JenLov, BelleVueRacer of Beartown, Craig_, AmGettingFitter (AGF), AndyE, Battlecat, Too Much Water, jmair, Funky Chicken, RichHL, Joopsy, Mark J, Teknik, SM6, Oscar the grouch

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