I ran a half marathon yesterday..

(15 Posts)
golemmings Sun 11-Nov-12 21:53:09

Ha! Shredded beat me to it.

Congratulations. It's a great feeling, isn't it!

Most of the folk on that thread did first hms in October and we're now looking at what to do over the winter. Please come and join us!

Well done addicted!

Irrita - come and join us on this thread if you'd like some half marathon chat!

IrritaGirl Mon 15-Oct-12 13:31:34

I'm doing Silverstone in March - my first half-marathon! Apparently it's a really good course.

AddictedtoCrunchies Mon 15-Oct-12 11:26:49

unchartered I would have smiled at you too. I was grinning like the proverbial cheshire cat all afternoon!

Someone's just told me that Silverstone in March is quite flat.....

Well done! I love a good half marathon. They're quite addictive, and way more fun than full marathons.

UnChartered Mon 15-Oct-12 11:04:00

ah well, i would have if we were in the same place grin

SerendipityAlways Mon 15-Oct-12 11:03:17

Well done - fantastic achievement!! I did a 10K race last week end and totally understand your labour analogy - cant wait for the next one! Congrats!!

shrimponastick Mon 15-Oct-12 11:01:31

Agree with the labour analogy!!!

Rest up today, you have earned it.

AddictedtoCrunchies Mon 15-Oct-12 10:46:36

'Fraid it wasn't peterborough. Swindon.

It reminded me of labour. Pretty painful while it was happening but half an hour after I'd finished I wanted to do it again smile

UnChartered Mon 15-Oct-12 10:37:02

well done!

i might have smiled at you if you were in Peterborough M&S cafe afterwards grin

lots of people were saying it was a tough course - brilliant time too!

AddictedtoCrunchies Mon 15-Oct-12 10:29:43

I applied for VLM but didn't get in. Not sure my legs would take a full marathon but think I may do some more halfs (halves?)

I feel like I've been hit by a bus today though..

shrimponastick Mon 15-Oct-12 10:24:26

Brilliant!!!
Great time too

I ran my first half in May. Cannot ever envisage running a marathon.

Is that your next challenge?

IrritaGirl Mon 15-Oct-12 10:17:28

well done!! You should feel really proud of yourself smile

pinksummer Mon 15-Oct-12 10:06:40

Well done you! That's a fantastic achievement!

AddictedtoCrunchies Mon 15-Oct-12 10:04:32

... and I'm so proud of myself that I just want to stand on a chair and shout it to everyone.

I ran the whole way without stopping including some pretty nasty hills and finished in 2:18.46. Everage min/mile pace was 10.35 which is almost a minute quicker than my training runs.

I feel like a real runner now smile

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