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How was your weekend running?

Dec 2nd, 2016 by

Share your frosty parkruns, epic PBs and injury woes below the line as always – and salute a real running hero

To run one sub-three marathon may be regarded as impressive. To run three in as many months – four in the year – looks like awesomeness. People of the running blog, take your winter running caps off for Gill. 2hr 53min at Florence marathon yesterday, finishing off that sub-3 streak with a PB.

To put that in context, the first two of those marathons were within a couple of weeks of each other (Berlin, Lake Garda). It’s impossible really to come up with a precise equivalent for what a sub-3 marathon for a woman would equate to for a man. Sub 2hr 45min? 2 hrs 40min? At any rate, I genuinely think that very few people (men or women) have performed at that level (their absolute best, remember) with such consistency. Gill, you are my hero. Also, can I borrow your legs? And, err, lungs?

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