Elite field announced - VLM 2013

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Elite field announced - VLM 2013

Postby boyband6666 » Wed Jan 30, 2013 4:39 pm

... and is a corker...


All three male Olympic medalists, about a dozen men who've already gone <2.06. With the right conditions the world record could go, especially since the record holder is one of the dozen.

The female race is also very interesting, with the top 2 at the Olympics there, but the debut over the marathon of Tirunesh Dibaba. 10k runners do make speedy marathon runners, and the amount of Olympic gold she has shows how good she is!

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Re: Elite field announced - VLM 2013

Postby Woolly » Thu Jan 31, 2013 12:34 pm

Looking forward to coming down and seeing these on the day!

And our very own LERC elite team! Cheering you all along the way
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Re: Elite field announced - VLM 2013

Postby FITZY » Wed Feb 27, 2013 12:47 pm

On Friday it will be VLM the following month ..!

Hope everyones training is going well. Some long long runs still to put in but at least there are signs of the weather improving slightly as I write the Sun is shining! :bounce:

Rachel, I don't think you or any of us fellow LERCer's will be seeing the Elite runners on the day unless you're spectating!?
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Re: Elite field announced - VLM 2013

Postby rollerman » Wed Feb 27, 2013 3:46 pm

Never say never Paddy :!:

I am sure that once they find out that the LERC train is in the station they will be wanting to see us :biggrin: =D> \:D/
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Re: Elite field announced - VLM 2013

Postby ksarb » Sun Mar 03, 2013 7:25 pm

LMAO Damian

i reckon Young Abbot will be hot on the heals of the elite seeing as he's elite himself

move over elite the LERC express 125 train to london is coming through...

tickets please

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Re: Elite field announced - VLM 2013

Postby pabc » Mon Mar 04, 2013 6:14 am

You need to stop sniffing the pritt sticks Kev!
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