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YOUR DREAM MARATHON 😍 Imagine you could do any marathon - which would you choose?

roseabiroseabiAdministrator31 Voters

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roseabi
roseabiAdministrator

Scenic wins for me! Check out the Patagonian Marathon - wowsers!!

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Realfoodieclub
RealfoodieclubHalf Marathon in reply to roseabi

OMG. Look at those profiles. I guess the air would be a a bit thinner as well, do you think?

roseabi
roseabiAdministrator in reply to Realfoodieclub

Yes, probably only in my dreams, this one...

Realfoodieclub
RealfoodieclubHalf Marathon

I am boring, it has to be London for me. I want to roll out of my own bed and get there rather than travelling hours and trying to sleep in a bed that is not mine. I am a simple girl who likes her own home comforts. πŸ˜€.

roseabi
roseabiAdministrator in reply to Realfoodieclub

Why travel when you have the best on your doorstep! :)

DiveMonkey
DiveMonkeyMarathon

Glad to see Two oceans there!! If my first marathon goes well I might consider entering it next year :)

roseabi
roseabiAdministrator in reply to DiveMonkey

Cool!!

DiveMonkey
DiveMonkeyMarathon in reply to roseabi

But I chose the extreme... It can be just as scenic ;)

roseabi
roseabiAdministrator in reply to DiveMonkey

Yes indeed! Just wanted to point out that you don't have to do gnarly trails to get nice views :)

Sqkr
SqkrAdministrator

Scenic for me! I love to see places that take my breath away (maybe literally looking at Patagonia) when I run. It gives me some perspective, which I think is really the root of my running motivation.

A friend of mine did the Everest marathon this year, it looked amazing but I didn't find myself envying her too much. I think a marathon is extreme enough for me without adding some extra extreme on top!

roseabi
roseabiAdministrator in reply to Sqkr

Wow!!

Yeah, I'd settle for Loch Ness :)

Tbae
TbaeMetric Marathon

Would have to be Everest or the Dragons Back for me.

Dream on at 75 it is not going to happen.πŸ™ˆ

55 years ago I used to be on Ben Nevis three times per week over a 6 month period.

I used to think just over 2 weeks and twice per month was the equivalent height ascent of Everest.

So 10 times up Everest in 6 months πŸ™ˆπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

The dragons back I think in the 5 days is around 350 milesπŸ€” and the equivalent of one ascent of Everest.

Lovely to dream.πŸ’₯πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸƒβ€β™‚οΈπŸ’₯

roseabi
roseabiAdministrator in reply to Tbae

Wow, Tbae! I went halfway up Ben Nevis once, but had to turn back because it was snowing (I was young and silly then, but not that young and silly...). Kudos :)

I'm interested in that Dragons Back one! Everest is too rich for my blood, though :)

Dreaming is free!

Tbae
TbaeMetric Marathon in reply to roseabi

Yes google the Berghaus Dragon’s Back. Only on every alternative year.Next one spring 2019. Also the ring of fire , round Angleseu coast , just made for you and your fast pace, from Friday mid day to Sunday mid day , finishes with Holyhead mountain. Every SeptπŸ€”.The DB alternates with th North of Scotland event, which is flatter but longer.

How about the 3 or 4 peaks.πŸ€”

I posted somewhere SC4 dragons back on iplayer now.

Yes climbed Ben Nevis in the winter with ice axe and crampons, etc on Boxing Day with a climbing buddy from Loch Eil Toc H outward bound school.πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ Up the shear Glen Nevis side enroute to the Steal falls.

Google the Ring of fire, I reckon you could win it.πŸ’₯πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸ’₯

roseabi
roseabiAdministrator in reply to Tbae

Gosh, the Ring o' Fire looks amazing!!! Something to shoot for, not sure about winning it though :) xx

Tbae
TbaeMetric Marathon in reply to roseabi

I would love to do it, but my pace is way too slow.Could get through the first day , but I think I would not make the second full day cut off time.πŸ™ˆπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚Go you Abi, you would fly round.πŸ’₯πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸ’₯

roseabi
roseabiAdministrator in reply to Tbae

One day, for sure 😊

I REALLY want to do the Big Sur Marathon.

roseabi
roseabiAdministrator in reply to WeezeMcCheese

It looks amazing doesn't it!!

WeezeMcCheese
WeezeMcCheeseMarathon in reply to roseabi

Really does! It’s on my bucket list already, as is London, but Patagonia could quite easily inch it’s way on there too, we’ll see!

roseabi
roseabiAdministrator in reply to WeezeMcCheese

Awesome.

ju-ju-
ju-ju-Administrator

On my bucket list are mountains, the arctic marathon and also the marathon Du Medoc.....

roseabi
roseabiAdministrator in reply to ju-ju-

Eclectic :) Love it!