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Thanet Roadrunners => Races => Topic started by: Andy Carter on September 18, 2011, 03:12:13 PM

Title: Great North Run
Post by: Andy Carter on September 18, 2011, 03:12:13 PM
Well what a fantastic race, 54,000 entrants, weather was ideal for running no wind with only a little rain during and then when I got to the last mile.  Even with the groin strain on my mind from our run, was just looking to get round in under 2hrs.  Well I thought our half marathon was hilly, nothing compared to the Great North Run, we have hills they have long slopes.  Over all a great day with I thinbk a PB as I know normally run time is about 1hr 51ish.  Achieved 1 hr 50 min 05 secss a long way away, hope that quicksands went well for all runners that took part.  :)
Title: Re: Great North Run
Post by: Sharon Foster on September 18, 2011, 06:17:06 PM
Well done Andy - you had a few more entrants up there than we did!  Fantastic effort though ;D
Title: Re: Great North Run
Post by: Andy Carter on September 18, 2011, 11:15:35 PM
Thanks Sharon yes just a few more, just checked results, I came 6582 overall, 659 for age group and 5769 for gender,  I am so so pleased
Title: Re: Great North Run
Post by: Ed Heardman on September 19, 2011, 12:54:50 PM
Nice one Andy - great effort to pb! I guess loads of screaming Geordies heelped.....
Title: Re: Great North Run
Post by: Andy Carter on September 19, 2011, 10:28:32 PM
Thanks Ed,

Yes thought ours was bad for hills, steady inclines are worse than that they go on forever up there, was a great day good weather conditions, will get a pic as soon as can if you can add to website
Title: Re: Great North Run
Post by: Ed Heardman on September 20, 2011, 08:18:05 AM
will do Andy - mail it over as and when.