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Dublin: 3°C Thursday 4 March 2021
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Let our foolproof* quiz guess how quickly you'd run the Dublin City Marathon

*Because science, obviously.

1. How many months have you been training for the Dublin City Marathon?
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12
6

3
Training?
2. What's your most likely pre-marathon breakfast?
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Full Irish
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Porridge

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A few pieces of fruit
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You skip breakfast
3. Will you listen to music as you run (even though you know you shouldn't)?
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Yes... Rock
Yes... Pop

No... but I'll listen to a podcast
No
4. What's your spirit animal?
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Spotted hyena
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Cheetah

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Panda
The Muppets
Animal
5. What are you thoughts on the 'the wall'?
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I've yet to hit it
It's tough, but you can get through it

It's not Pink Floyd's best work
I'll be walking at that stage
6. On a scale of 1-10, 10 being almost certainly, how likely are you to take sugary sweets off strangers during the race?
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1-3
4-6

7-9
10
7. Finally, what will your post race beverage of choice be?
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Isotonic drink
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Water

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A pint... or two
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A shot of espresso to keep me awake
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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You scored out of !
2.5 Hours!
You're not winning the race but you're still going to be among the first home. Well done.
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You scored out of !
3 Hours!
A more than decent time. Well done on all that training.
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You scored out of !
3.5 Hours!
8 minute miles all the way around Dublin. Fair play.
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You scored out of !
4 Hours!
Anyone how does the marathon in four hours our less is a hero in our eyes. Well done.
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You scored out of !
5 Hours!
It's probably not the time you were hoping for really, but that twisted ankle you picked up in training didn't help.
Share your result:
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You scored out of !
You Probably Won't Finish!
It was probably the lack of training that did for you.
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