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Abingdon Marathon 2016

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Oct 2016
7:25pm, 23 Oct 2016
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photoset
3.46.37 PB:-)
Lost a few minutes over the last 6 miles, windy around the industrial estate. Enjoyed the run plenty of support around the course, wasn't keen on the underpass around 24 miles
Oct 2016
7:34pm, 23 Oct 2016
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FergusG
Well done on the PBs gents!

I'll need to look back at my splits to be sure of the exact point the wheels started to wobble. I knew I couldn't sustain a Sub-3 pace towards the end however, and basically lost 5 minutes in the final 7K or so to finish with a 3:04:13.
Oct 2016
12:21pm, 24 Oct 2016
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DrDan
3:31 for me and a PB, although disappointed not to get a sub-3:30. All was good up to 22 miles and then I started to slow between 22 and 23 ... never hit The Wall but the low mileage caught up with me in the end and my pace dropped by about 50 s/mi for the last 4.2. I did put in a decent surge on the track though and re-gained quite a few places.

Good event - parking too far away and those tiny cups of water were not sufficient (was forced to take a bottle of lucosade at a later station just to keep hydrated), Otherwise great!

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