Memos to self

I came across an article on the BBC website today, entitled “Could you run a marathon without training?

It said:

Typically, those signing up commit to long periods of meticulous planning, a careful diet and a regimented programme of progressively longer runs.

Memo to self:  Buy a time machine.  Jump back 16 weeks.  Do some meticulous planning, adopt a careful diet and adhere to a regimented programme of progressively longer runs.

It then went on to list the potential dangers of running a marathon, starting with:

Death – Running a marathon or half-marathon can be fatal.

Memo to self.  Don’t die.

I’m back to panicking.


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A Bradypus or Sloth am I, I live a life of ease, contented not to do or die but idle as I please; ... [Michael Flanders and Donald Swann]
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4 Responses to Memos to self

  1. JovialGnome says:

    Panic not, you’ve just done a 20 miler. With that in your armoury thoughts of glory not death should be assailing you! 🙂

    • cmmercer says:

      What he said 🙂 You’ll be fine! That article was all a bit nonsense – Jedward did a marathon off no training base – except the bit where they were county level fell runners or something equally impressive in their pre-‘fame’ days

  2. plustenner says:

    the marathon is just a warm up for TR24! 🙂

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