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Event Advice.

Before someone moans this is about running, loads of us on here swing both ways. I'm currently entered into a half marathon in sept with potentially 6k plus runners. I have the option to swap to 2021 no questions asked before a deadline. I'm in 2 minds to swap just in case of Covid and crowds / runners. Have loosely trained for it as worked through lockdown so not at my fittest. What's the collectives thoughts on this, am I being foolish doing it or paranoid not doing it.
May attempt a smaller endurance event instead as something I've not done.
Too many bikes according to Mrs O.


  • fenixfenix Posts: 5,437
    September doesn't seem that far away to me. I had a half on in August but that's been cancelled. I doubt yours will be on and I'd not be running with 1000s of people in a few months.

    Use the fitness and run your own race ?
  • oxomanoxoman Posts: 11,453
    I tried that 2wks ago and ran my worst ever time and made a beginners mistake and lost a couple of nails. I find the fact there's spectators willing you on and regular water pick ups makes me run more consistently and faster. Suspect it will be cancelled as well, no sign of it yet though.
    Too many bikes according to Mrs O.
  • ugo.santaluciaugo.santalucia Posts: 27,897
    The decision will be off your hands soon, it won't happen
    left the forum March 2023
  • oxomanoxoman Posts: 11,453
    I suspect your right Ugo. I've just transferred it to next year an I'm going to attempt something in Nov if it happens, only around 500 runners on it so far. I'm also going to attempt a full marathon solo with someone supporting me on bike. See what happens. Cheers all.
    Too many bikes according to Mrs O.
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