Edinburgh MarathonListed by Ted
Edinburgh, Edinburgh Edinburgh EH7 UK
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|Andrea B||Taf Running & Orienteering (TROTS)||4:14:09||4:34:37||4:28:30||4:34:37||51.32|
|Andrew Perrin||Farnham Runners||4:40:44||5:27:05||5:27:05||38.67|
|Andy_B||Motherwell AC, Scottish Veteran Harriers Club||2:57:47||3:08:57||3:20:00||3:22:56||62.11|
|AndyG mudlover||Truro RC, Mud Crew Trail Runners||3:25:23||3:25:32||3:25:32||64.95|
|AndyR||Lincoln & District Runners||3:38:45||3:44:06||3:44:06||55.80|
|athlete_tucks||Blackheath & Bromley Harriers AC||2:23:12||2:24:58||2:24:58||86.17|
|AVR_graham||Arrow Valley Runners||5:55:00||5:55:00||5:55:00||35.51|
|Becfleck||Ampthill & Flitwick Flyers RC||3:51:54||3:51:54||4:04:46||55.42|
|BecsX||Swinton Running Club||3:32:15||3:57:59||3:57:59||56.90|
|Big Hag||Aycliffe Running Club||4:12:33||4:12:33||4:30:00||4:12:33||50.68|
|BigMac9||Scottish Veteran Harriers Club||3:48:42||4:50:11||4:50:11||50.31|
|boyband6666||Long Eaton Running Club, White Lightening Harriers, McCarkiss Endurance Project||2:38:38||3:14:20||3:09:59||3:14:20||64.28|
|brimps||Wimborne AC, Gillingham Trotters||3:47:27||3:55:25||3:45:00||3:55:25||62.31|
|captain catastrophe||York Knavesmire Harriers||3:53:40||3:53:40||3:53:40||58.12|
|catwomen||MK Lakeside Runners||3:32:14||3:45:00|
|caw||Denby Dale AC||4:35:04||4:51:28||4:29:59||4:52:06||50.94|
|chow||Darlington Harriers & AC||3:31:50||3:31:50||3:31:50||58.97|
|clairevmc||Hamilton Harriers, Scottish Veteran Harriers||3:00:59||3:19:08||3:19:08||68.43|
|Cluaran||Edinburgh Running Network||4:16:50||4:43:55||4:43:55||48.25|
|clydesdale489rac||Lothian RC, Fuds Running Club||3:51:12||3:51:12||4:00:00||3:51:12||59.78|
|Cookie001||Bristol & West AC||2:53:02||2:58:27||2:40:00||2:58:27||70.00|
|coxar||Birmingham Running, Athletics, & Triathlon Club (BRAT)||4:29:42||4:36:45||4:36:45||47.02|
|Coz I can||Central AC, Ochil Hill Runners||2:51:20||2:53:11||3:58:00||2:53:11||73.30|
|Crazy Lady||Elvet Striders||3:53:54||3:53:54||4:00:00||3:53:54||64.23|
|Debstir||Perth Road Runners||4:28:36||4:42:55||4:42:55||49.44|
|Diamond White||Erewash Valley RC, White Lightening Harriers||3:42:06||3:42:06||3:42:06||60.97|
|Dickie York||Pocklington Runners||2:41:35||3:04:20||3:00:00||3:04:20||70.01|
|duo||Greenock Glenpark Harriers||4:45:49||5:43:35||5:43:35||40.24|
|Em_Flynn||Swinton Running Club||3:43:55||3:43:55||3:43:55||60.50|
|Estie||North Devon RR, Womens Running Network||3:46:26||3:46:26||3:46:26||60.40|
|fastfreddiescat||Blackheath & Bromley Harriers AC||3:13:26||3:31:16||3:31:16||63.18|
|georginawatts||Kings Heath Running Club||5:18:39||5:38:38||5:15:00||5:38:38||42.38|
|Geprig||Bishops Stortford RC||3:08:11||3:12:01||3:59:00||3:28:35||65.11|
|GoateeH||Cumberland Fell Runners, Derwent AC Cockermouth||2:52:42||2:52:42||2:49:59||2:52:42||72.99|
|Goldeagle||Dudley Kingswinford RC||3:52:44||3:56:15||4:28:47||57.55|
|graham190279||Jog Scotland Mid Argyll||4:48:55||4:48:55||4:30:00||4:48:55||43.24|
|hammerbunny||Great Bentley RC||2:50:12||3:07:41||3:07:41||67.16|
|Hamster1207||Cosmic Hillbashers, jogscotland, Jogscotland Hazlehead||3:47:57||3:51:35||3:40:00||3:51:35||57.15|
|HappyG(rrr)||Harmeny AC, Kinross Road Runners||2:57:37||3:05:23|
|Harnser||100 Marathon Club, North Norfolk Beach Runners, LDWA||3:00:22||3:23:48||3:23:48||61.29|
|Harris||Long Eaton Running Club||2:42:59||2:42:59||2:42:59|
|he who dares||Port Talbot Harriers||2:57:10||2:57:10||3:10:00||3:07:29||69.41|
|Im A Runner||Unaffiliated||3:51:16||3:57:03||4:00:00||3:57:03||52.91|
|Jakesy1||Northern Veterans AC, Knowsley harriers||2:54:04||2:57:26||2:49:59||2:57:26||73.96|
|johnkeith||Ochil Hill Runners||4:30:00|
|kevin scott||DH Runners||3:11:50||3:41:37||3:35:00||3:41:37||57.76|
|kevinmgill||Greenock Glenpark Harriers|
|keyring||Carnegie Harriers, PH Racing Club||3:42:23||4:19:45||4:19:45||54.17|
|Knacked Matt||Linlithgow AAC||3:58:23||3:58:23||3:58:23||55.05|
|Kris_Kelly||jogscotland, Nike+ Run Club Glasgow||4:14:47||4:45:14||4:15:00||5:05:59||40.82|
|ktrose1981||FERC, Redway Runners, Milton Keynes Lakeside Runners||4:53:53||4:53:53||4:53:53||46.08|
|Ligi||Chapel Allerton Runners||3:11:17||3:54:21||3:59:00||3:54:21||58.17|
|lottiwell||Swinton Running Club||4:39:55||4:39:55||4:39:55|
|LouLou||Dundee Hawkhill Harriers||2:59:49||2:59:49||2:59:59||3:09:11||71.58|
|Lycra Hurricane||Bedford Harriers AC, Rushden Runners||4:01:53||4:25:48||4:25:48||55.97|
|lynnie||Kilmarnock Harriers & AC||4:01:00||4:52:38||5:15:00||4:52:38||46.57|
|M16DDH(DAVIE)||Falkirk Victoria Harriers||3:26:38||3:32:16||3:32:16||58.85|
|Major||Perth Road Runners||4:06:09||4:06:09||4:06:09||54.70|
|manc||Swinton Running Club||4:25:28||4:40:58||4:40:58||49.64|
|Manic Street Runner||Sheffield RC||2:44:25||3:07:48||3:13:09||70.11|
|mark finch||Penny Lane Striders|
|mark.h||Stainland Lions RC|
|markl200||Falkirk Victoria Harriers||3:33:55||3:33:55||3:33:55||58.45|
|McMouse||FERC, Sweatshop Running Community||4:13:40||4:13:40||4:22:00||4:13:40||57.82|
|mike188||Penny Lane Striders||3:59:49||4:10:09||4:10:09||51.59|
|Mini Megz||Malvern Joggers||3:30:44||3:30:44||3:30:44|
|molarman||Stone Master Marathoners||2:40:27||2:40:27||2:41:44||81.83|
|MovingAlong||FERC, Freedom Tri||3:56:00||3:56:00||3:59:59||3:56:00||52.93|
|neamac||Bellahouston Road Runners||2:59:46||3:09:21||3:12:58||64.99|
|Nic.1||50 Marathon Club, Reading Joggers, Wargrave Runners||3:28:33||5:27:31||5:27:31||58.78|
|olde english||Erewash Valley RC, White Lightening Harriers||1:18:31||2:48:07||2:49:59||2:48:07||74.30|
|OllyGoGo||Falkirk Victoria Harriers||3:15:43||3:20:50||3:20:50||71.35|
|ouztriks||PB Fitness Running Club||3:45:17||3:51:39||3:51:39||54.14|
|paintedrunner||Ripon Runners, Bedale & Aiskew Runners, NYP Tri||4:41:19|
|paul a||100 Marathon Club||3:01:26||3:08:37||3:09:49||69.72|
|Paul_NH2||Claremont Road Runners||3:27:25||3:59:11||4:00:00||4:06:46||52.65|
|PBKaren||PB Fitness Running Club||3:54:00||4:01:00||4:01:00||58.48|
|PCleasby||New Marske Harriers AC||2:54:54||3:13:48||3:15:00||3:15:02||65.09|
|Pdiddy||Run4All, port talbot harriers||3:20:12||3:20:12||3:15:00||3:20:12||67.25|
|Pete182||Scottish Prison Service AAC||3:35:39||4:01:02||3:54:00||4:01:02||53.54|
|PhilH||San Domenico RC||3:18:00||3:52:37||3:52:37||53.70|
|Pintsize||Bedford Harriers AC||4:20:04||4:20:04||4:20:04||61.48|
|Pipsqueak||Norwich Road Runners, Tri-Anglia||3:58:21||3:59:18||3:59:18||64.33|
|Pneu||Pfleet Feet Running Club||3:37:39|
|rathan||Leighton Fun Runners||4:44:00||4:44:00||4:20:00||4:44:00||57.92|
|RicC||Edinburgh Athletic Club||2:44:59||3:03:40||3:15:00||3:03:40||68.01|
|Richey||Absolute Triathlon Club||3:56:29||3:56:29||3:56:29||52.82|
|Road-Runner||Blackburn Road Runners||3:51:14||4:06:09||4:10:00||4:06:09||56.43|
|Rob P 84||Barnet & District AC||4:10:09||4:10:09||4:10:09||49.94|
|rockin rory||White Horse Harriers||3:40:00||3:54:00||4:30:00||4:11:00||56.57|
|Roobarb||Dagenham 88 Runners||5:05:00||5:12:09||5:12:09||52.58|
|run fat boy run72||Unaffiliated||3:36:12||3:58:01||3:59:00||3:58:01||53.34|
|RunnerRyan||Stainland Lions RC||3:00:52||3:10:13||3:30:11||59.43|
|RunningBhoy||Kirkintilloch Olympians, Sweatshop Running Community Glasgow||2:44:51||2:51:06||2:51:06||75.43|
|runningtortoise||Swinton Running Club||4:27:23||4:36:33||4:36:57||57.73|
|Scopey||Mickleover Running Club||3:09:22||3:10:11||3:09:00||3:11:48||66.19|
|Seejay1||Southville Running Club||4:25:35||4:37:22||4:30:00||4:37:22||54.68|
|SilentTim||Bolton United Harriers & AC||4:29:33||4:40:52||4:40:52||44.48|
|SilverSlogger||Falkirk Victoria Harriers, Polmont Joggers||3:13:41||3:13:49||3:13:49||71.31|
|Simon73||Yorkshire Wolds Runners||3:38:33||3:38:33||3:30:00||3:38:33||57.68|
|slowfish||Bure Valley Harriers||3:33:38||3:57:02||4:15:00||3:57:02||53.18|
|SpicedApple||jogscotland, Musselburgh & District Athletic Club||4:15:40||4:49:46||4:49:46||46.90|
|stefkirl||100 Marathon Club, Waverley Harriers||3:53:08||4:07:29||4:22:46||48.71|
|Stellameister||100 Marathon Club||3:40:08||3:40:08||4:00:00||56.59|
|Steve.Hart||Swinton Running Club||4:14:59||4:14:59||4:14:59||55.69|
|Sting Ray||Dagenham 88 Runners, Pitsea Running Club, Flyers Southend||3:47:38||4:12:25||3:50:00||4:12:25||49.49|
|STOOSH||Falkirk Victoria Harriers||2:56:48||2:59:32||2:59:00||3:04:07||67.85|
|susanof||Weymouth St. Paul's Harriers & AC||5:08:06||5:08:06||5:08:06||52.57|
|Tango (Adam)||Notfast Running Club, Votwo/USN||2:37:00||2:38:31||2:40:00||2:45:03||75.68|
|That man from March||March AC||4:44:47||4:44:47||4:55:00||4:44:47||51.27|
|The Juicer||Todmorden Harriers & AC||3:52:55||4:15:32||3:59:59||4:15:32||56.76|
|thebezza||Kimberley & District Striders||3:50:40||3:50:40||3:50:40||54.15|
|There We Are Then||Lliswerry Runners, SOUTH WALES POLICE, zoomers S,West Florida||3:37:00||3:37:00||3:42:30||3:37:00||65.44|
|Tim of MK||Unaffiliated||3:58:33||4:41:15||4:41:15||49.59|
|Timea||Bishops Stortford RC||4:02:57||4:02:57||4:02:57|
|Tonicwater||Elmbridge Road Runners, Serpentine RC||3:45:27||3:45:27||3:45:27||58.70|
|Triplet Dad||Edinburgh Running Network||4:16:51||4:18:18||4:29:59||4:18:18||51.68|
|Tufty Squirrel||Wymondham AC||3:23:46||3:42:54||3:42:54||58.87|
|union||Haddington East Lothian Pacemakers||3:03:57||3:03:57||3:03:57||71.34|
|Uphill struggler||VEGAN RUNNERS UK||4:46:51||4:51:56||4:30:00||4:51:56||46.52|
|wAckie Racer||Ackworth Road Runners & a.c., UK parkrun Tourists||3:47:13||3:57:11||4:00:00||4:01:52||55.67|
|Wee Maz||JogScotland Rosemount, Jogscotland Airyhall Aberdeen||4:03:34||4:03:34||4:05:00||4:03:34||57.03|
|WineRunner53||Road Runners Club||4:28:44||4:40:37||4:49:30||60.70|
|WobblyBob||Secret Rocky Runners||4:38:17||5:40:30||5:30:00||5:40:30||36.69|
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My 3rd fastest time ever and my first marathon as a mum (baby is 7 months old). Disappointed not to have achieved my goal of sub3. Was on target til 16 miles but pace had been steadily dropping and I was too tired and struggling for breath. Stopped to walk a few times in the final 10 miles which I just jogged. Very very windy coming back
Lots of training gone into this would love to break the 3 hour mark but will be content with 3.10 bring it on!!
by eck that was windy in the last 5 miles ,pace really slowed down ,weather one minute perfect the next horrible ,,must say last years finish was much better finishing in the stadium ,,and medal and tee shirt better last as well,,,but saying all that enjoyed it and can not complain with a small personal best,,,
As I was running with a knee injury and had hardly trained for 3 weeks, pleasantly surprised with the time. The wind was absolutely brutal - it was tough to stand up never mind run for the last 8 miles as we ran right into the teeth of it. Overall, then, it was a decent effort and, after 3 Marathons in 9 weeks, I'm going to recover for a while and then see what's next.....
Nice route but it was really windy from18 back to finish.At the finish it was chaos no signs for t-shirts long walk for buses
Managed to catch an earring at 24.5mi - a diamond & aquamarine one, so couldn't just leave it - and had to stop to find it. But that meant that A caught me up, so we could finish together which was great. Bit windy from about 20 - 25. Still a PB though, so quite happy.
Blew up badly and suffered after the turn into the wind. Walked Several times. I guess the lack of running in the last couple of weeks told, although it was also stupid to go for 4 hours. Triplet Dad Breezed past me at about 23 miles, so hopefully he has a time to make him happy.
going for a sub 3 so delighted.... wind from the turn round point cruel. Blew up big time at mile 22 but managed to hang on:)
really struggled after 16 miles when the wind got up battered for 10 miles so so tough.
Oops, sorry everyone who bet on me. Had a bit of a shocker!
I hope my prediction is not way off, first ever Marathon and wanted to get one done before my 60th!!!
Tore my calf
All going very well until I turned back into the wind for the last 8 miles!
Tummy troubles in second half, spent more time in the toilet than out of it I think Managed to scrape a PB, just! Finishing area was complete mayhem.
Coz I can
Going for something a wee bit special....
World Record Attempt!
Fastest marathon run dressed as a Doctor - as verified by Guinness!
Fab time had by all - Shoud be confirmed as new World Record as soon as organisers get back to me!
he who dares
Crikey, that was bloomin windy!
After my recent Alloa 1/2 I have revised my prediction from 3:30 to 3:20?????
CRAMP CRAMP CRAMP CRAMP!!!!
Chip time as I forgot to stop watch. I knew this would hard as I didn't train enough had a virus in March and April but I thought I would try. Time very slow. The wind was awlful but that was my 59 marathon and probably the hardest. The finish was terrible I was glad my husband found a way in to meet me near the baggage lorries.
Delighted with the time as this was my 2nd marathon and 33 minutes knocked off my previos time. Felt good for 22 miles then after that started to slow. However, the crowds spurred me on.
The finish was a joke I thought is that it, then the organisation at the end was dreadful it was like a match day back in the 80's. Decided to skip the showers and head back. I think the organisers need to have a serious think about the layout of finish they couldn't cope with the masses.
But that didn't spoil my day.
Ran out of steam afrer 18
Struggled with ITBS since the beginning of May but got through with the help of physio, foam roller, stretches and pre-emptive painkillers.
Nice course, would hate to have to run it in the opposite direction. Weather: four seasons in one day - pissing rain, bright sunshine, hailstones, strong wind.
The organisation at the end - long walk from finish to goody-pick-up and bag retrieval, inept bag retrieval crew - was, as they say in SweatySockLand... GASH.
what a change in weather ! rain to sunshine to hailstones with wind . but PB none the less , this marathon lark seems to be getting easier. Thanks to the sipport from Happy Grrrr at the Fetch Point
last 8 mile running into wind and rain. sore knee before race from the Brighton marathon !!
windy!! set off too fast and paid. big style!!
Boo! Did Etape Caledonia last week and I don't think my legs recovered. Felt freat at 0945. Felt great at mile 13, and just seconds off target pace. And then it went really, really, really wrong. And I got overtaken by a chicken doing the wee loop. And then it got worse. Happy to finish without stopping or puking. Sorry to whoever bet on me.
Was running well with good mile splits (including 10k and Half) and on for my predicted sub4 until knee packed in at mile 17. Limped in for the last 9 miles for a painful 4.30 finish. How did I get a running vest suntan with driving rain, hailstones and vicious headwinds?
Excellent frequent water stations and well staffed - thank you! But the finish line was a disappointment and very poorly organised, especially for family/friends spectating. Poor distribution of medals/goody bags/t-shirts. I think the organisers should take an example from the Dublin Marathon which I'm tempted to choose again for my next Marathon.
Another trip North of the Boarder.
Good fast course, set my pb here in 2009, see if the heat is a bit kinder this time.
Finished in 3.04.20, finished 218th.
The morning started rather windy and rainy, fortunately by race time the worst of the weather had passed over.
Started on London Street in Edinburgh, rain just before the start, then cleared up.
Good fast start mostly down hill for the first couple of miles, going through Holyrood Park under the shadow of Arthur's Seat, then out towards Leith and on towards Portabello Promenade next to the Forth River. Out through Musselburgh and on towards the turnaround point at Gosford House just past Longniddry.
The turnaround point at 17.5 miles then put us straight into a headwind all the way to the finish, at Musselburgh.
Felt good all the way to the turn point, going at a sub 3 pace, but the wind really played a big part in the last 8-9 miles with my pace slowing off in the wind. This made the last miles feel rather hard.
A few showers while on the course also helped to cool things down after the last couple of years which have been very hot.
Quite happy about my time after a disapointing run an the London Marathon last month.
Very pleased to finish in under 4 hours. Not really expecting that due to injury and lack of training. Good race if a little crazy at the finish. Took an age to exit and bus it back to Edinburgh. Not the most scenic race but at least very flat. Wind and rain made the final 6 miles very tough going.
Came in position 3620 out of 9660 finishers.
sod it how hard can 26.2 miles be with 4weeks training, i mean whats the worst that can happen.....
Felt like I did the 1st half easy but after analysing my Garmin today I went too quick and blew about 19 miles. Wind coming back was horrible and I really felt for the spectators during those hail showers. Last bit was good with the spectators crowding onto the course - felt like a stage in the Tour de France. But the finish itself was rubbish and the busses were a joke - 1.5 mile walk uphill to get there then you sit on the bus as it tries to get back through all the traffic. Didn't help that I was sick on the bus - 3 cheers for the plastic goodie bag ! ( not much goodies in it tho ! )
Sun'n'showers and very, very windy. Legs stopped playing at 16 miles (something to do with too much cycling up hills too close to race day I think) and ran the most painful 10 miles ever after that. Lesson learned for the next one...
windy from mile 17...
Good steady run, last four miles a bit breezy. Nice wee (almost) 5 minute PB
Battered by wind and sleet the consequence of not running more than 19miles during training, and never quite reaching the necessary pace/mile in my MPS, came back to haunt me around 16miles in. Ho hum.
Weight 10st 1 1/2 day before race. What a great day. Wasn't completely confident about it but thought I had a good chance. The early part of the race had some downhill bits so I was able to get ahead of the clock a bit. Had to keepslowing myself down When I got to half way I felt a bit more tired than I hoped and began to wonder if I could keep it up. But then I just got stronger to the extent that at 18 miles I wondered if I should really push it and see how fast I could go, but I talked myself out of that by telling myself that there was still 8 miles to go. But I really did feel strong. I overtook hundreds of people in the second half of the race and I'm sure that if it hadn't been for a really strong headwind and occasional rain and even hail, that I would have been nearer to 3.50 than 3.55. Never fely so strong in a marathon. Usually I start to fall apart around 20 miles but this time I just kept it going. I had a brief dizzy spell at about 23 miles but told myself to ignore it and carried on. I had 3 lots of Red Bull shots from about 14 miles from supporters club (had a slow mile at 14 because had to go back to get my drink from Sue). Drank at every station but didn't walk a step, not even to stop for drinks. Had kept well hydrated in the week before and did pretty well at carbo loading. Had 4 slices of toast and honey at 7.15 for a 10am start. It all went well and I was thrilled wi the time. Cals 3075. HR av 148, max 166. Laps 8.23, 8.46, 8.43, 8.49, 8.57, 9.03, 9.00, 8.51, 8.56, 8.59, 8.51, 8.59, 8.59, 9.10, 8.56, 8.52, 8.54, 8.52, 8.52, 8.54, 8.53, 9.02, 9.02, 9.17, 8.51, 9.04. Garmin had distance as 26.42 miles.
Not good. Blew up at 20miles and faded badly!!
Im A Runner
A PB for me, only the second mara I've done but I'm chuffed to bits
Running for charity. Not a PB attempt UPDATE The Wind !!!!!!
Hard race, last 6 were into a very strong headwind with rain for a fair bit too, delighted with a PB though.
Injured knee 4 weeks ago, will be lucky to finish
Wow! dont know where that came from
Official time 1 min 30 sec out from my garmin so relying on my garmin!
Happy with the time considering the wild weather! Knocked 52mins off my Marathon PB from 1999, would've beat 4hrs but for an unscheduled portaloo stop at 5miles..!
PB beaten but so frustrated. Went through 22 miles in 3 hours 6 mins and last 4 miles took 42 minutes.
Wow - how did that happen?! Helped by 17 miles of wind behind us no doubt but even with bad stitch at 20 miles that was beyond my wildest dreams! Obviously a good day!!
Very windy. Enjoyed run much more than last year but getting to reunion area a pain.
There We Are Then
Half way in 79.50, fucking hard wind from 18M
Sub 4 till18 then turned into the wind and although continued running all the way unable to punch it home so jogged in. Happy with final time in the circumstances
bit of a windy day and tight quads from mile 13 so happy to finish.
Very good course, windy by the coast, I took another 5 mins of my PB from London this year, didnt much enjoy the rain and hailstones hiiting my face going through the country park bit at 18, I could hardly see.
Last maratho. Stick to sub 20 miles as getting too old!
great coastal run, much more friendly due to smaller size than London. Bit windy on the way back!!
cramp at 19 mile stretched walked next mile,got going again walked jogged to the finish.happy with my time and very proud to of finished my first marathon.medal t shirt finish area a shambles,penned in like sheep waiting to be dipped,thought i was going to pass out or throw up or both!!!!!!! come out of the pen and pushed my way to the front grabbed my goodies and made a quick escape.
Tim of MK
EDINBURGH FULL MARATHON - 6,967 OF 9,660 FINISHERS
On Saturday night, after an awful night’s sleep (neck killing me), I decided to tackle the Edinburgh Marathon. It was quite literally an ‘on the spot’ decision. I felt totally rubbish anyway, so reasoned that I had nothing much to lose – I couldn’t feel much more crap. My finishing time looks a touch shocking on paper. However, I’m actually very, very proud even to have got round. I fell last weekend and 'turned' my right ankle. It was strapped up Saturday evening and I was guzzling Ibuprofen like it was going out of fashion. Indeed, even putting any pressure at all on my foot was pretty painful up until about Thursday. So, on race day, I really had to ‘nursemaid’ the foot from the start to the finish. That, coupled with some truly horrendous weather (rain showers, hail and a semi-gale), made for a tough, tough day. But I thankfully had just enough in the tank to crawl to the finish.
Great weather for running compared to year before
Went for London 2012 qualifiation, however broke down t mile 25 - the wind in your face (gale force!) was too mcuch for 7 miles.
On a side note, terrible event, avoid!
Heading towards about 4:03 but last 5 miles run into gale force winds
my first Mara
Had hoped to run a PB but it wasn't to be. Didn't enjoy the wind and rain after turning to come back!
1st marathon and had to walk the last couple of miles stop starting, due to groin injury.
Knee injury. Hadn't run further than 12 miles in training.
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