- Perth, Western Australia
After life interrupted training in the final few weeks, was pretty pleased with the result. An awesome event finishing at Australia‘s largest pub with 175 beer taps (a shame I don’t drink!).
After life interrupted training in the final few weeks, I was pretty pleased with the result. Was going ok till about 35km, when it was time to zip up the Yuki suit,but the zip got stuck, and despite a few attempts I resigned to roughing it out for a (for me) respectable result) An awesome event finishing at Australia‘s largest pub with 175 beer taps (a shame I don’t drink!).
Disappointed that my goal pace of 4minute k's only lasted 10km! But managed to hold a respectable pace to finish just outside 3hrs.
54th marathon completed, in what was close to perfect running conditions but not on my A-Game today. Happy to 'only' slow 10minutes from my goal time of 2.50 given my fade from 10k. Although would have been nice to dip under 3hrs!
Another crack at a sub 3 marathon and yet again I fell short. Disappointed but happy with a PB.
The Perth Marathon had a new start and finish location outside a huge pub on the grass bank of the Swan River. After sitting on a 3:05 pb for a couple of years I was keen to finally crack the sub 3. A beautiful cool start on a sunny day but a headwind after 18kms meant I started working a bit harder and ended up falling off the 3hr bus at 38km. Still, it was a 4 minute PB and a shorter step to the sub 3.
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