Marathon?? Anyone attempting it.

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Re: Marathon?? Anyone attempting it.

Post by bisqeet » April 17th, 2017, 4:51 am

As with many things a lot is acclimatisation...
More time you spend in the seat, the easier it becomes

There is a big difference however between completing a FM and completing a fast FM.
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Re: Marathon?? Anyone attempting it.

Post by Realistic » April 17th, 2017, 11:07 am

bisqeet wrote:As with many things a lot is acclimatisation...
More time you spend in the seat, the easier it becomes

There is a big difference however between completing a FM and completing a fast FM.

Completely agree! Many people run marathons, but very few can do it competitively. For some people just completing a marathon is a big accomplishment, because I don't foresee myself ever completing a "fast FM". Now if I could complete a FM at 2:13 avg pace that would be pretty stinking awesome.

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Post by Livio Livius » April 17th, 2017, 11:09 am

bisqeet wrote:As with many things a lot is acclimatisation...
More time you spend in the seat, the easier it becomes

There is a big difference however between completing a FM and completing a fast FM.
What do you consider fast?

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Post by bisqeet » April 17th, 2017, 1:15 pm

Livio Livius wrote:
bisqeet wrote:As with many things a lot is acclimatisation...
More time you spend in the seat, the easier it becomes

There is a big difference however between completing a FM and completing a fast FM.
What do you consider fast?
Average HR @ 90% max, would indicate that I was giving it all... Pace varies according to the individual (age/fitness level/body build)
For myself I would consider anything under 2:50 as reasonably fast. 2:45 fast, 2:40 'yee gods pass the iron lung' fast...
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Post by jackarabit » April 19th, 2017, 2:49 pm

Remi Sture has recent <2:45.00.0 FM.
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Post by bisqeet » April 19th, 2017, 2:59 pm

jackarabit wrote:Remi Sture has recent <2:45.00.0 FM.
Yup. Fantastic going for the vertically challenged.
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Post by Fordy » May 2nd, 2017, 2:40 pm

Pretty keen to put down my first HM this Monday, Knocked together a 10km in 41mins the other day at a steady pace of 2.03 so would be keen to see what i could deliver over a H/M.

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Post by Realistic » May 6th, 2017, 7:08 pm

Pretty pumped that I just finished my first ever half marathon :D

The farthest I have gone before was a 10k, so this was a big jump for me. Now I just got to focus on getting a half decent time :lol:

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Post by w00harley » May 10th, 2017, 3:32 pm

Next year I'll hope to do a FM.
I bought my concept D a month ago.
Today I did a HM, non stop in 1:41:00.6 Pace 2:23.6
Feeling better as expected.
I'm 65+ HW and have bad kneecaps.
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Post by bisqeet » May 11th, 2017, 2:36 am

remisture wrote:Haha, vertically challenged :D Thank you
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Post by jackarabit » June 12th, 2017, 5:38 pm

w00harley wrote:Next year I'll hope to do a FM.
I bought my concept D a month ago.
Today I did a HM, non stop in 1:41:00.6 Pace 2:23.6
Feeling better as expected.
I'm 65+ HW and have bad kneecaps.
Gr, Edmond

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Post by MrHollick » November 16th, 2017, 12:16 pm

I really enjoyed rowing the Marathon distance! My biggest tip is tape your fingers! I didnt do it when I rowed my Marathon until it was too late to help much however when I rowed the 100k distance I taped my fingers from the start and they felt better than my Marathon!
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