VLM 2016

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Woolly
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VLM 2016

Postby Woolly » Fri Oct 02, 2015 1:57 pm

So who's in?



Good for age, charity or the ballot



Don't forget the club gets 3 placed to be confirmed by John whereby if tyou entered for the ballot, hand you rejection letters to Rob Fox where we will draw places of a hat with reserves as previosuly done.



I think we are looking to do this on the AGM night at the Barge



Names I've seen so far



Jackie Mather

Scott Conroy

Christian Wingate

Sarah Priestley





Anyone else

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If not London, what other marathons as Spring marathon training starts soon with you getting that base right now. Entries for ashby20 filling up too!
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Re: VLM 2016

Postby ScootCowboy » Fri Oct 02, 2015 5:03 pm

Shhh.. I feel guilty this year.
2014 London good for age qualifier.. Except I'm not 76

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Re: VLM 2016

Postby boyband6666 » Fri Oct 02, 2015 6:34 pm

I'm not entered yet - championship entries open early November... That said I have already started training, and unless there are horrible injuries, will be running, hopefully faster than ever.

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Re: VLM 2016

Postby Looby Lou » Sun Jan 10, 2016 6:06 pm

I'm in and running for The Mental health foundation.

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Re: VLM 2016

Postby boyband6666 » Sun Jan 10, 2016 8:33 pm

I'm all entered now. Week 1 of training complete, 15 to go - already feeling tired!

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Re: VLM 2016

Postby janeattheback » Mon Jan 11, 2016 9:06 pm

Week one Anthony? That was a whopping long run then! Amazing!
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Re: VLM 2016

Postby pabc » Wed Jan 13, 2016 10:14 am

I'm in. On a deferred GFA from 2013!
Finally got time to return to the club, both virtually and physically, and I'm on the injured step.................

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Re: VLM 2016

Postby boyband6666 » Wed Jan 13, 2016 1:35 pm

[quote="janeattheback"]Week one Anthony? That was a whopping long run then! Amazing![/quote]

I'm aiming for a PB, so it is a case of doing more training, and better training than I have ever done before. The week consisted of 10 runs, just over 70 miles total, including 2 hard sessions and the long run. On top of that there was a 20 minute gym session, a 20 minute core session, and a 20 minute stretching session.



If I can keep stay motivated to do all that, and stay healthy to do it, come marathon day I should be in a strong position. A big ask, but may as well aim high, right? :-)

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Re: VLM 2016

Postby janeattheback » Wed Jan 13, 2016 10:37 pm

Inspirational! I did spot you loping through Draycott the other day. Looked very relaxed.
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VLM 2016 - Club Entry draw at Rugby Club

Postby foxontherun » Tue Oct 25, 2016 9:19 am

The draw is tonight, after the SL presentation. Only 2 places now that the cruel VLM organisers have shifted the goal-posts.



The names so far:



Kev Barry

Matt Weightman

Phil Walters!!!!!! Welcome back Phil.

Vicky Mycroft

Barry Gordon

Anna M/F

Lindsay Air

Laura Froggatt

Sarah Kuehne

Wayne Collings

Tim Baggs (sorry Tim - no cycling)

Steve McQuade

Louise McQuade



Any more to me before the draw - must have rejection proof. Also, entered as LERC & Paid up subs.



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