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Is 3:30 unrealistic for the first time marathon runner? (Read 1804 times)

RunnerJones


    A 3:09?  That's quite a debut!  Good race!

      Nice job, David. Congratulations!


      Consistently Slow

        SWEET! 3:09:28

         

        BQ 3:10:00 Cool Shocked

        Run until the trail runs out.

        2014***1500 miles 09/28/14

        50miler 13:26:18

        Race Less Train More

         

        Ana Trason  "Living Her Life"

        "The Marble in The Groove"

         

        unsolicited chatter

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          Reading others' discussion, I think no chance to get a place using that BQ time. So I am not planning to go there next year.

          5k - 20:56 (09/12), 7k - 28:40 (11/12), 10k trial - 43:08  (03/13), 42:05 (05/13), FM - 3:09:28 (05/13), HM - 1:28:20 (05/14), Failed 10K trial - 6:10/mi for 4mi (08/14), FM - 3:03 (09/14)


          I'm back!

            I think it's too early to say yet. If they enlarge the field, as seems likely, then probably anyone with a BQ can get in. We will have to wait and see.

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