Marathon-watch: Numbers add up on beautiful day

I’m not great with numbers but the 2006 Adidas Dublin Marathon is all about numbers and I remember every single one of them.

4th November, 2006

I’m not great with numbers but the 2006 Adidas Dublin Marathon is all about numbers and I remember every single one of them. Since I started training six months ago I have run over 1,000 miles, lost two stone and gained two blisters.

My race number was 1552, I planned to run the marathon in nine minutes per mile and I’d be running past Aras an Uachtarain at 9.54am. But could I beat that magical...

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