Sub-4hr marathon support and celebration thread

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16 May
4:30pm, 16 May 2022
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Bowman πŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ͺ
forever Damn, like I was afraid of then :)
16 May
4:36pm, 16 May 2022
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Badger
Great work Bowman!

My next marathon will have the ascent and the terrain in the excuses queue well ahead of whatever the weather might be (I think my previous time here was 5:40 or so)
16 May
4:54pm, 16 May 2022
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Bowman πŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ͺ
Cheers Badger
Well you have to have excuses 🀣
18 May
3:56pm, 18 May 2022
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Bowman πŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ͺ
I think I have to buy a race shirt, everyone ahead of me was sleeveless.

Must account for something 🀣

I looked at the recording from the finish line and damn there was a lot of people around 3:00-3:40. How fast will you have to be to have some space at the finish line to not disappear in the crowd, or maybe choose a smaller event:)
18 May
4:24pm, 18 May 2022
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UltraDunc
Bowman take a look at the results of the times
18 May
4:42pm, 18 May 2022
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Bowman πŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ͺ
Yes that was kinda cool. I got on place 242 😱 in my age group.
I guess if I shave it off to sub 3:20 I’ll be within the 200 fastest :)
In the age group that is :)
I’ll never be -that- runner. But it’s fun to see how awesome some people are.

It was also really cool to look at the footage from 5-6h there where some amazing personal battles to the finish line.

Really cool efforts that made me tear up a bit :)
18 May
8:51pm, 18 May 2022
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UltraDunc
Bowman πŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ͺ Never say never unless of course you don’t want to better your timeπŸ˜€
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7:11am, 19 May 2022
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Bowman πŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ͺ
No i won't UltraDunc :) Slow and steady, and times will come..

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Maintained by Velociraptor
A planning, discussion and support thread for Fetchies with a target of under 4 hours for the marathon.

2022 ACHIEVEMENTS!
medalBowman 3:29:37 Copenhagen Marathon
medalAlly-C 3:49:03 Blackpool Marathon
medalVelociraptor 3:52:21 Shakespeare Marathon
medalOscar the Grouch 3:53:47 Shakespeare Marathon
medalLea 3:54:19 Meadows Marathon
medalBadger 3:56:29 Brighton Marathon
medalMinimag 4:05:27 Brighton Marathon
medalwestmoors 5:09:34 North Dorset Villages Marathon

2022 TARGETS
2/10/22: Sushi., Chester Marathon, sub-4.
2/10/22: Velociraptor, Chester Marathon, sub-4.
16/10/22: 3M (aka MarkyMarkMark), Yorkshire Marathon, sub-4.
16/10/22: hgreav, Yorkshire Marathon, sub-4.

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