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Tewkesbury Half-Marathon

Sun May 7 2006 Listed by B Rubble
11 Entrants Club PB SB Pred Time WAVA
B Rubble Once I started I realised trying to get close to 1:30 two weeks after a marathon was a bit ambitious.  Great run though, friendly locals good marshalling and a relatively flat course.  Hot at times but lots of drinks and sponges.  Got a PB by 2 minutes so by this time next year...... Dursley Running Club 1:25:12 1:31:56 1:31:00 1:33:41 64.53
Bedarat Unaffiliated 1:41:15 1:41:45 1:41:45 57.38
bigcheese Malvern Joggers 1:38:26 1:43:02 1:49:49 62.02
GettingThere A  good race although you could tell it wasn't organised by a running club as the marshalls were not exactly enthusiastic, but a fairly flat course and very well policed by the gloustershire force.

Unfortunately I think the warmth got to me and 11 1/2 onwards was a real struggle. Bedford Harriers AC 1:33:33 1:41:20 1:50:54 53.81
Hanx Clevedon AC 1:21:01 1:34:50 1:40:57 57.83
herbies gone bananas Unaffiliated 1:31:43 1:40:44 1:52:00 52.14
Highland Lad A much better race, glad I beat my target and set a PB Unaffiliated 1:35:06 1:54:00 2:00:00 1:56:00 50.47
MarkC Terrible. *rse. Bag o'sh*te. Day started badly, waking up with appalling cramps in my left calf and went downhill from there. Was on course for 1:42 or so at 8 miles but it went pear-shaped from Mile 9. Think I was dehydrated, mentally I just wasn't there, wasn't interested. I was all over the place. At Mile 11, I wanted to stop, throw my running shoes in the bin, and crawl under a hedge. Big dent in my confidence today. Better get myself straight back into another half mara, and put it behind me.

Humble apologies to Boabyboy. Sorry mate, I turned out to be a bad bet! Unaffiliated 1:32:59 1:48:35 1:45:00 1:48:35 54.20
Mattw4de 1st Half Marathon, looking for a time around 2 hours & smashed it. Feeling great. Getting some hill & Fartlek into my training to give me that extra pace i need to beet 1h40 Gloucester AAC 1:27:59 1:46:33 2:05:00 1:49:00 53.56
seren nos Islwyn RC 0 0 1:59:59 0.00
Sully Kirk Hallam AC 1:20:24 0 0.00

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