Thames Meander Marathon 2012

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Aug 2012
10:36am, 26 Aug 2012
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plodding hippo
yes but you blew a kiss mel
Aug 2012
8:59pm, 26 Aug 2012
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andydgg
apart from no water from 17ish mile, and being given a cup and told to use the tap in the public toilets at mile 22, then half a cup of warm water at 24 mile, and it being really hot and humid, and the thunderstorm, and no pointers so we stood around wondering where to go, and very few marshalls, apart from all that...it was great...
Aug 2012
11:19pm, 26 Aug 2012
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SuperSpur77
andydgg...I've been struggling to find the words but you've summed it up perfectly!! Spot on!
Aug 2012
6:45am, 27 Aug 2012
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plodding hippo
Blimey Andy

At least I *did* get water at mile 22

The marshall at the half way bridge was packing up whan I got there(about 2.20 hours in)

I accidentally got a pic
Aug 2012
8:30am, 28 Aug 2012
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SuperSpur77
It's Tuesday and I've had time to reflect. Yes, the water and inaudible race brief was a bit of a negative...but everything thing else was just great; the runners, marshals & volunteers, refreshments, route, school facilities...and brilliant post race meal! I learned a lot...and will be back next year!
Aug 2012
8:33am, 28 Aug 2012
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plodding hippo
Funny that isnt it

A day or so later and its all rosy and you are entering again

get me every time
:)
Aug 2012
9:55am, 28 Aug 2012
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SuperSpur77
You're so right!
Next for me is Pangbourne 10k, Maidenhead half...then Beachy Head!! And I'll be taking my own water!!!!
Aug 2012
1:29pm, 29 Aug 2012
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Littlefoot
Thinking of my 100k race in october now, not of any marathons beyond that.

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