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HM this weekend, worried about the heat

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May 2012
8:15pm, 24 May 2012
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Mick n Phil
Sheffield

yes we've run the 3 times -

finish photo in front room shows 1:58

we've run it in 2:02 & 2:05 - cannot rememeber much about it to be honest apart from Don Valley stadium start and finish

but good luck
May 2012
8:26pm, 24 May 2012
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Chris the Fish
If your taking a water belt freeze the bottles and take them in a cool box, then take them out at the last minute - that way they wont be luke warm by mile 3.
May 2012
4:33pm, 25 May 2012
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NellyMarcos
Thanks Chris but dont like to carry anything
May 2012
5:31pm, 25 May 2012
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NellyMarcos
MnP thats a good time, my best is 2.11, somehow dont think it will be a pb Sunday ha ha!
May 2012
5:15pm, 27 May 2012
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NellyMarcos
Thanks everyone for tips and advice. It was as expected extremely hot. There were some poor runners collapsing in a few places. I went through a bad patch at 4 mile, overheating. Got rid of the cap and just threw water over my head at the next drinks station, from then on drank a bit, threw a bit and amazingly I bagged a PB by a minute! Well pleased, only ailment is a small blister on the ball of my foot.
May 2012
6:44am, 28 May 2012
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Nellers
Nice work, NM. That's brilliant, especially in those conditions.

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