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Time to give the marathon another crack

Nine weeks ago, not long after New Years, I started looking at marathon training plans. I needed a goal and the sub 3 hour marathon was still on my bucket list and not looking like it was going to get … Continue reading

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Marathon hopes dashed

As the sun sets on this rainy Saturday evening, so too it sets on my hopes for a sub 3 hour marathon in July.   Today the training plan called for 30km, with the first 10km fast (sub 4min/km pace) … Continue reading

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The sub 3 hour marathon training plan

With the 2014 Gold Coast Marathon fast approaching (13 weeks away), it’s time I mapped out a marathon training plan. The goal is simple: a sub 3 hour marathon. In theory, this is achievable based on last November’s 5km time … Continue reading

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Gold Coast Marathon 2013 Race Report

3:38:09 Ouch! I guess I’ve officially done a marathon now. As expected, running a marathon, with no marathon training, meant a very painful final hour. It’s a familiar story: I was feeling great up to the 30km mark, and then … Continue reading

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