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bulletNew Forrest Marathon
bullet6th September 1998
bullet26.2 miles
bulletBournmouth, UK
bullet3 Hour 13 mins 07 secs
bullethttp://www.nfma.org.uk/

My first ever marathon... the field was 262 runners and the course was very rural and some undulating parts.

I pushed myself for the first half and then relaxed and ran the second half at a slower pace. I had chaffed inner thighs and blood was trickling down my legs to the socks as it had mixed with sweat and the white running shorts were also stained...

I thoroughly enjoyed the race as I didnt know I was bleeding until the end and the small chaff was not enough to merit a plaster.... finished 26th position which was a good feeling. winner did it in 2H 40 mins..!!

 

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