Beware unexpected traffic cones on the racing line …. I was momentarily distracted and came a cropper, tripping up over one traffic cone and landing on another. Fractured ribs and a lot of pain was the result : But what were the cones doing on the racing line one might ask ?
I did complete the race in 1h 45mins but its the last race for a while and I doubt that I will be able to run the London Marathon this year. That is a real blow,
Great to be able to run at last – first time since Feb 12th and that includes having to miss the Brighton Half Marathon. I was just looking to get round OK and not achieve a specials time so it was pleasing to get under 1h 40m.
The 11am start allowed for a relatively unchallenging 8am train from Paddington too which was nice : The weather – well it could have been a little less blustery.
It was also curious to find that the start was barely 20 yards away from where I went to school at the age 7 !
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Since first part of December I have upped the distance work to ~ 70km/week by doing 2 long runs at the weekend : I started reducing this last weekend as I am now only 2 weeks away from the first half marathon of 2015 in Brighton. This is more than I have done in previous years and I am hoping that this will help me to improve my Marathon times. We shall see …
Example runs :
30km Long Slow Run.
And apologies for the long silence since Florence