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Jock Itch M50

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Regular runner. Former Great Britain baseball team member. Putting on my GB shirt was a very proud moment. A few tears were shed ! :) Worked really hard over the last few years, stayed focussed and bagged a sub3 hour marathon at London, followed by going sub 2:42 at Berlin and following up with 2.40 at Abingdon. Have run eight sub 2.45 marathons over the last few years. Don't do loadsa miles, just enough to be half decent ;) but enjoy each race I do :)
Percy Thrower had a magnificent garden. Why ? Cos he nurtured it ! :)

'You can either throw in the towel or use it to wipe the sweat from your face. ' Gatorade advert.
"There will be day's when you don't know if you can run the marathon, but there will be a lifetime of knowing that you have"
"The answer to the problems of this world is for every one of us to go beyond our present capacities and become better". Sri Chinmoy.
"Those who say that I will lose and am finished will have to run over my body to beat me." Said Aouita

'You don't stop running because you get old, but you get old because you stop running.'

www.coolrunning.com If you want excellent structured training schedules, they work. :) Keep focussed and stay happy :) Spread the love and celebrate life :) xxxxx
'Anything less is to sacrifice the gift' Steve Prefontaine
'You get out what you put in so stop moaning and get on with it!' Itch 2012
Jock is proud to wear black pantherz sportswear but stresses the importance of reflective clothing for dark winter evenings.

Tired of doing lots of miles now. Diagnosed with Fibromyalgia in 2018.

Can't do it anymore but I'll keep on trying ! :)

You can also follow me on Twitter @ Jockitch96
Random Q&A See your Q&A
What’s the best bit of advice that you would give to new runners, bikers and swimmers?
Just enjoy yourself and when it comes to racing then don't be a pussy and bury your head in it. Er the race not the pu.....*updating message*
Recent Blogs
Ramblings of a bald old person. Feb 2021
86.34 on the WAVA ! Get in! Feb 2021
Happy Newwwww YEA..>AR Hic ! I really love you you're my best mate you are,....hic Dec 2020
Thorpe & Egham race report. It's a good one. READ ! Feb 2020
Knob sack ... Jan 2020
Recent Training
15th Apr
Warm Down 1.1 7:55
15th Apr
Tempo 5.0 31:48
13th Apr
Warm Down 1.1 8:20
13th Apr
Intervals 3.0 16:35
13th Apr
Warm Up 1.2 9:15
Planned Races Show more
Newbury Race Course 10k 1st May
Vitality London 10,000 - cancelled 31st May
Brading 10km 13th Jun
Bath Half Marathon 5th Sep
New Forest 10k 26th Sep
12 Month Benchmarks Run
Mile 5:26
5k 17:13
5mi 30:43
10k 38:31
10mi 1:08:18
Half 1:29:58
Recent Pictures Show more
Recent Threads
Joke of the day........
Hanging out the washing thread
The sub 2.45 marathon thread
Trader: New Game
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Followers (18)
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