So, it’s done – although the 14,000 competitors will be carrying it around in their legs for a few days to come. We hope it went well for you and that you achieved your personal goals – whatever they were, and however they might have changed during the race itself. Do tell us how you got on.
The headline on our main piece in today’s Irish Times says it all: “Aching, blistered, bleeding, vomiting – and beaming with joy”
A couple of Irish Times journos did it. Here’s Shane Hegarty’s piece on the Wall (the personal one, and the ones used as toilets).
Roisin Ingle walked the course, setting out very early and being very cranky for most of it.
And here are just some of those who did it telling us how they got on (very well in all cases…).
There was the small matter too of the race proper, with Geofrey Ndungu defending his title national championships and fellow Kenyan Magdalene Mukunza the first woman home. The first Irish were Paul Pollock and Maria McCambridge.