Rotterdam Marathon 2016 – Sub3 for the first time


We got to Holland on Thursday afternoon ready for my first sub3 and stayed in Rotterdam on Thursday night.  On Friday I signed in to the race and headed to Den Haag for 2 days. That was a good decision. Den Haag is a really nice town, and only 25 mins away by train. So even on race day I could travel over without problems.

I tapered quite a lot.  On Thursday I didn’t run (but walked quite a lot), and on Friday and Saturday I ran with Katja in the park, doing a few strides on Saturday to be race ready.  Diet-wise it probably wasn’t ideal as we were away from home. We were eating out and enjoying the buffet breakfast in the hotel.  I tried to control myself and keep my fibre down. No spoilers so I won’t say now if that was successful or not! Continue reading “Rotterdam Marathon 2016 – Sub3 for the first time”