Dublin MarathonListed by Metal Martin
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|BABOY||Reading Roadrunners, Serpentine RC||3:03:36||3:19:11||2:59:59||4:03:00||51.43|
|bal||Wimbledon Windmilers, Clapham PiONEERs||3:32:52||4:00:18||3:59:59||4:00:18||52.48|
|Ben B||Newmarket Joggers||2:48:51||2:56:42||2:56:42||70.73|
|Billy Cazza||Eastern Veterans AC, Yaxley Runners and Joggers||3:56:00||3:56:00||3:56:00||58.20|
|Blackbird Leys (boy)||100 Marathon Club, Woodstock Harriers AC||3:17:25||3:21:25||3:35:11||63.67|
|carlos64||Seapark AC Carrickfergus||3:35:00||3:35:00||3:38:00||60.20|
|Carrickbob||Seapark AC Carrickfergus||3:17:43||3:19:56||3:25:00||3:19:56||66.23|
|Cjmac||Loftus & Whitby AC||5:24:36||5:35:08||5:35:08||39.51|
|clairster||Stockport Harriers & AC||3:53:47||3:53:52||4:00:00||3:53:52||59.61|
|Coyote Runner||Perth Road Runners, Scottish Prison Service AAC||3:38:25||4:19:19||4:19:19||51.93|
|Deadbeat||100 Marathon Club, Wimborne AC, Zoom Tri Club||3:05:30||3:28:40||3:28:40||61.86|
|Debbie G||Stowmarket Striders RC||3:58:05||3:58:05||4:05:00||3:58:05||61.84|
|DTB, Cake Pimp||Wimbledon Windmilers||4:34:42||4:34:42||4:34:42||50.59|
|Fox on a run||Stockport Harriers & AC||2:59:19||3:39:21||3:39:21||58.39|
|Geprig||Bishops Stortford RC||3:08:11||3:33:59||3:35:00||3:33:59||61.36|
|Grimer||Dub Runners of Belfast||3:13:22||3:13:22||3:20:00||3:13:22||69.66|
|hairier half||Wimbledon Windmilers||3:29:00||3:29:00||3:29:00||60.77|
|Jogging Jon||Wrekin Road Runners||3:44:35||4:21:01||4:20:00||4:21:01||49.88|
|john/66||Dewsbury Road Runners||2:59:47||3:16:20||3:20:00||3:16:20||65.77|
|Kevski||Cambridge Harriers, Dulwich Park Runners||2:59:45||3:28:00||3:30:00||3:28:00||60.09|
|Lambanator||Bellahouston Road Runners||2:48:23||3:13:15||3:13:15||64.65|
|Metal Martin||Thorney Running Club, Thorney RC||4:44:44||4:45:31||4:00:00||4:45:31||45.99|
|Mightos5||Bellahouston Road Runners, Skye & Lochalsh Running Club||3:40:33||3:57:21||3:57:21||60.04|
|Mouse.||BADtri, Pirate Ship Of Fools||5:29:34||5:29:34||5:30:00||5:29:34||42.42|
|Mr. T||Ware Joggers, Sportsworld Running Club||3:13:39||3:41:59||3:41:59||56.28|
|Mrs Gandhi||Coltishall Jaguars||4:37:10||4:43:11||4:43:11||64.57|
|MrsJJ||Wrekin Road Runners||3:49:24||4:18:13||4:18:13||56.48|
|Number 6||Ramsey Road Runners, Ramsey Cycling Club||3:44:13||3:47:38||3:48:51||59.90|
|Paddy T||Up and Runners||4:17:45||4:50:00||4:30:00||4:50:00||44.16|
|Paul M Brain||Corby AC||3:40:07||4:04:00||4:04:00||51.25|
|pauline_s||Seapark AC Carrickfergus||4:48:48||4:48:48||4:30:00||4:48:48||48.10|
|PQ||San Domenico RC||4:26:42||4:26:42||4:30:00||4:26:42||53.11|
|Runny||Seapark AC Carrickfergus||3:21:43||3:21:43||3:21:43||66.18|
|Sharkcatcher||new eltham joggers||4:45:26||4:58:29||4:58:29||48.07|
|Shell Trooper Atkins||York Knavesmire Harriers, Stirling Triathlon Club||4:50:09||5:00:36||5:00:00||5:02:26||47.46|
|Smileygirlie||Birmingham Running, Athletics, & Triathlon Club (BRAT)||3:43:11||4:15:34||4:25:00||4:15:34||55.14|
|Son of a Pronator Man||Carnegie Harriers||3:08:52||3:37:34||3:30:00||3:37:34||61.39|
|Stellameister||100 Marathon Club||3:40:08||3:46:43||3:46:43||58.38|
|STUB||Vegetarian Cycling & AC||3:48:03||4:17:06||4:59:59||4:17:06||48.66|
|Swaledale Pete||Swaledale Road Runners||4:06:53||4:09:57||4:09:57||53.89|
|The Egg||Dunstable RRC||3:43:16||4:15:43||4:15:43||54.54|
|thomas h||Centurion RC||2:57:58||2:59:38||2:55:00||2:59:38||75.64|
|UltraDunc||Salford Metropolitan AC, FERC||3:17:35||3:48:31||3:29:59||3:48:31||58.95|
|Wildbill||Portobello RC, FERC, Scotia Race Walking Club||3:16:31||3:16:31||3:30:00||3:16:31||68.55|
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Had a "mare" a Shocker!!...worst race ever!!...walked+jogged last 8 miles
This is my first time at marathon so it's a PB whatever. ****** Fantastic weather, crowd support to carry you all the way home, great city and the best company. Sorry to Traza and SOAPM for all the swearing at the end.
Definitely running this again - enjoyed it last year and got a PB then. Nice atmosphere and a lovely city and not too many runners ~10,000 or so.
UPDATE - Thoroughly enjoyed Dublin yet again!! Weather was perfect even with a bit of a breeze about 2/3 of the way through. Another PB (3:19:56 chip time) and I am thoroughly chuffed !!! Thank you to all Fetchies who took a chance and had a flutter.
Took longer than expected due to injury - will do better at Edinburgh next year.
Well following my Berlin saga due to work, I've entered Dublin during my time off in October. An extra 4 weeks to train and get fit & lose some weight.
Marathon completed - Just outside my real target of 5hr, nowhere near PB times but physically more than happy with outcome. Challenging course with a few undulations, amazing support where there were crowds.
Great first half but started to suffer after mile 18. By mile 22 my legs were begging for mercy but managed to keep them going for another mile before walking set in BUT I did make sure that the final mile was a running mile!
The main objective for this year - a marathon PB!
1st time for me too so anything could happen !
Wow what an amazing race ! I had hoped for 4:20 but just missed out as struggled a bit from mile 18 and the pace dropped off quite a bit. The first half took more out of me than i wanted as I found the wind very tough in parts. The crowds were truly amazing with their support and encouragement and they made it very special. When I got to the last mile I found some strength from somewhere and picked up the pace again and managed a sprint finish on the home strait....makes me wonder if I should have been tougher on myself and worked harder in those last 8 miles !! Will do better next time but happy enough with my first attempt.
first marathon - eeek, am more interested in getting round than worrying about a time but sub 5 would be amazing! *** amazed myself with this time!!!!! I is a marathon runner - wooohoooooo! full report on blog!
Son of a Pronator Man
Great Race and great to meet Fetchies in the Bar after.
Did better than I ever imagined I could - over the moon
19 seconds off. But still - I'm a marathon runner now. Now wait for the FLM ballot..
3rd ever marathon after an extremely hot FLM & Prague earlier this year so hoping to PB in cooler conditions.
UPDATE !!! What a brilliant race so happy to get under the magical 4 hour mark - great weather & support around the course helped me knock 25 minutes off my last marathon time.
Good to meet up with lots of Fetchies in Kennedy's Bar - well done to all who took part and many thanks to the 70 (!!!) who placed bets on me - glad I could win you all some points
got on then too optomistic 2.50 pace and kept it to 16 then blew up , tried to drop back to 2.55 target but the last
few miles were not the best , and had to sprint the last 200 to make sure i did not fade over the 3 hours ! finished in 236 place with a time of 2.59.38 not a PB and not the best way to run a marathon . no such thing as a sure bet!
Fantastic run thoroughly enjoyed it
This will be my fifth marathon and I can't wait. After two unsuccessful attempts at sub 4 I am revising my goal and aim to beat PB and finish in under 4:20
My first ever marathon
new pb, 3rd in a row over the moon
seriosly thinking of entering this after my disappointing run at Moray. Ran 21 miles at Moray - decent long run - and walked the rest!
Bitten the bullet and entered! Just run 1:48:18 at Aviemore so fingers crossed!
Update : I had a great race and knocked 58 seconds off my pb set at Dumfries last year. I managed a fairly steady pace but slowed in the last 3 miles. The crowds were fantastic - really supportive. I put my name on my running vest. You'd have thought I had the most massive family support in Ireland. It really gee'd me up especially when I was tiring. I'm so glad I didn't look to see if anyone had bet on me! Thank you to those who did.
Couldn't set out too fast as it was too crowded. Actually ended up running a perfectly paced marathon. I'll try and do that next time, ony a bit faster.
Not sure what happened here. The legs just went and the last half took an awful long time.
NEVER racing ever again. Lovely city and lovely race, i just went too fast and felt too ill. Great PB course though and really friendly
did 3 20 43 at london would like to get under that .if all goes well should be able to 3.14.59 or less.
Hard work. Legs sore from about 11 miles. Still, nice to be back and be able to call myself a marathon runner again.
Hoped to break 4 hours - ran the first half 10 mins ahead of schedule and just kept going. PB by 33 mins! (only 2nd marathon though). Nice gently undulating course with no really difficult sections. Very friendly and supportive natives. Nevertheless found the last 6 miles incredibly hard and slowed slightly - would have been so easy to walk but over the moon that I didn't. Already looking forward to my next marathon.
Thanks for the support all who left messages / bets!
Have not been able to run for a month due to injury.
As I've paid for flights & hotel etc. I am going to try & get round with a mixture of jogging & walking.
Update :- 24/10/07.
Managed to do 6 very slow miles last night. I would love to keep under 5 hours.Hence the predicted time.
Just about managed to get under the 5 hours.Got to be happy considering the circumstances but don't think I would do it again after a 5 week injury lay off.I do love this marathon though.
Didn't have anything in the locker for the last tricky few miles. Thoroughly enjoyable experience from start to finish, though. Well done all, especially PBers.
Totally delighted I entered this race again. Back in 2005 this was my 1st marathon and I said "Never again!". This 2007 race is my 2nd marathon.
I had been hoping to at least break the sub 4hr mark but wasn't overly confident as my training wasn't as intense as maybe it should have been.
I had done a few good long runs in Oct which gave me some confidence but I wasn't going to get carried away.
The crowd on the day were fantastic as ever. I couldn't stop smiling for the first mile as the excitement of the whole thing really got to me.
Pretty breezy race but stayed dry throughout and temperature was perfect.
3hr36 was as good as I could have hoped for really and I'm definitely going to do another.
Still not sure how I shaved so much off my 2006 time, certainly sets the standard for FLM 2008!
PB for me!! 1st ever marathon. Loved it hated it finished it Woohoo!!
best race this year
First marathon and LOVED it! Shame about the 4 minute stop off in a pub for a "Paula Radcliffe!"
Real eye opener this race, knew i had to up my game after this.
ran first 14 at 8.10 then died and walk-ran the rest.