Out to Eemdijk. The passenger ferry doesn't run till 6.30 so just went on through the village and then took right turns till I was back by Eembrugge.
(It was actually already quite light when I took these photos - it's only the flash that makes things look dark.)
Remember thinking as I listened to the RunRunLive podcast about how the 3 things necessary for a faster marathon are speed, tempo and long - that I really only do long... with occasional bursts of speed for good music which chances along but no structural speed work. Whereas in 1997 when I did my 4.22 I did join a sportsclub for the few months beforehand and did one 'proper' track training session a week. Is that what is necessary? I know I've said I've given up the idea of ever doing a 4 hour finish but who knows, maybe...