Report from OAC’s Debra Brown:
Just to say that I completed the RunLiverpool Marathon finishing 2,724th overall with a chip time of 4.35.27 (ps I entered the race before joining OAC hence listed as LBT rather than OAC on the results).
Although not quite the sub four thirty I was hoping for, I was very pleased with the result which was a PB for me by 16 minutes, particularly given the windy conditions and the undulating course.
It was tougher than I was expecting and reading the Runner’s World forum hardee than most people expected with very few on the forum getting PB’s so I was even more pleased to do so.
For anyone contemplating a marathon I would thoroughly recommend Liverpool. There were a few teething problems with it being the first year of the event, particularly with the start being delayed as police wouldn’t give clearance for the roads as too many people were ignoring the road closure signs. However once it got underway the race was fabulous and the section where you emerged from the Queensway tunnel under the Mersey was like nothing I have ever previously experienced with a huge steel band and deafening crowd support…. beats crossing Tower Bridge in London hands down.
See you soon, once I can move that is!
Results from tdl.