Best goody bag I've had was the Reading Half Marathon - medal, sports drink, honey, energy bar, lip balm, etc. Worst was just a tea shirt - albeit an extra large one (I think it was a standard men's). I'm only small and it went down past my knees!
I'm not so bothered about the goody bag really - it's all about the medal!
Food, food and more food - The Bristol Half goodie bag was shocking, a load of flyers and a small bottle of concentrated stuff (which I did not really know was concentrated at the time) and when I necked it, almost killed me.
What I was really hoping for was a KFC (Zinger special) !!
I'm with the no-medal camp. They just become something else that you don't know where to 'tidy' away. If I was to get one for coming first.... well that would be different. My definition of a good bag is a decent running vest and choccie!
Reading Chrissie Wellington's book last night she talks about the importance of compression garments as part of the recovery process.
As I'd had a particularly grueling 15 mile run yesterday I thought I'd give it a go.
Still wearing them now. Felt quite snug actually & legs don't feel quite...
I've just ran half a marathon in 1:44:08, I only set out to run a 10k but was in the zone so just pushed myself and ended up running 13 miles. I've never even ran over 10 miles before, I run regularly but only around 3-6 miles a few times a week. Was just wondering where this time sits among the...
I'm new to running and regularly I run with friends on whose cars I leave my spare t-shirt (backpack actually). My concern is that how can I carry my extra t-shirt the days I run alone? I tried carrying a very light backpack but it moves around a lot and gets very uncomfortable.