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Liverbird Marathon Double

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Jan 2011
1:30pm, 27 Jan 2011
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hellen
what about a 9 or 10 start then as a challenge to do 2 marathons in 24 hours
Jan 2011
1:32pm, 27 Jan 2011
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jono82
Like those times
Jan 2011
1:36pm, 27 Jan 2011
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Nightjar
Caught lurking (how did she know???)
Oct 2011
12:29am, 16 Oct 2011
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Pinkliverbird
I know this is last years thread, but I can't find a thread for this year. I'm thinking of doing this one but I'm unsure whether I could manage the double. Can any one give me any advice on the training required to do the double? I've only completed 2 marathons so far, the Mersey Marathon this October and Edinburgh last May and have only been running for about 18 months. Is this too ambitious considering my experience so far? Should I just maybe stick to one? I'm quite a slow runner - both marathons I have managed to complete in just under 5 hours. Any advice would be much appreciated. Thanks :-)
Oct 2011
6:38am, 16 Oct 2011
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paul a
Run lots.
Oct 2011
8:18am, 16 Oct 2011
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jono82
as paul said - this year as proved it more and more PLB to me good self :) no need to do to many long runs though - above 20. frequent, build up stamina the pace will come.
Oct 2011
4:45pm, 16 Oct 2011
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Kaja
Hi Pinkliverbird,

This is the info for this year: 100marathonclub.org.uk :)

Under 5hr is not that slow at all, there will be many people at this event finishing much slower than that.

For training it's best to try running back to back long runs to get used to running on tired legs although I now personally believe that training is much overrated ;)
Oct 2011
5:40pm, 16 Oct 2011
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Pinkliverbird
Thanks very much for info and advice. If I can work around the dates with family affairs etc and get down to Liverpool over the New Year think I might just go for it. In the meantime, will keep running :-)
Sep 2014
3:51pm, 12 Sep 2014
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Crooked-smile
Boing... Just discovered this event as I was pondering a New Year's Day marathon (not a fan of new year but fancy running a marathon for it!). Not sure I could handle the double especially as I will have done Pisa marathon the weekend before, but could just do the new year's day one...

Anybody doing it this year?

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Is this the perfect way to finish the year & start 2011 ?

100marathonclub.org.uk

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