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18/11/2012 at 16:24

not the same epic importance as GBM's sub-3 mara, but I went sub-80 at Preston 10M this morning - 1:19:59, oh yes

my splits were all over the place though - might post them later if they're not tooo embarrassing...

 

18/11/2012 at 18:23

Well done Daz! When are you having a crack at a marathon?

18/11/2012 at 18:42

Daz--Well done!! 1.19.59 is Hollywood stuff and much more important than my sub 3  that even i'm bored of now!

18/11/2012 at 18:54

Just giving everyone loads of notice!!!

Jonahs Xmas Grindleford Recce!! Friday 28th December. Morning but exact time tba.

Jonah, UB, FOAR, GBM

 

18/11/2012 at 21:00

Daz - What a great day for racing, well done.

PPP - I called to collect the watch strap, thanks. There was no car on the drive so I didn't knock on. Don't want you thinking I was being anti-social!

18/11/2012 at 23:33

it was indeed perfect race weather: cool, sunny, no wind
you'd think 1:19:59 would indicate some under-conrol/regular splits, but er... no!
7:36 - oops!
7:56
8:03
8:19 (slight amount of uphill)
7:59 for 39:53 at halfway
8:00
8:14
8:14 (oh deary me, couple of dodgy miles, 21 secs over, need a couple of 7:50's to finish, and it's that blasted "uphill" mile coming  )
8:06 (not bad, but need to finish in 7:30ish  )
7:32 - held this last mile together remarkably well - this "training" lark really works! - looked down at my watch just after crossing the chip mat (had started it as I crossed the mat at the start) to see 1:20:01 so anxious wat til official resultswent up... paged nervously down the results... past 1:20 gun time... there's my name... 1:20:14... chip time... 1:19:59

can now aim for sub-1:45 for half-mara, but still no desire to do a full

 

19/11/2012 at 07:50
DTS- superb! Jonahesque effort that!

JS- glad you got it OK, was a bit worried one of the kids had moved it.
19/11/2012 at 09:26

Great running DTS.  I can't imagine there'll be many last mile=fastest mile stories from S10.

19/11/2012 at 09:28

That's a good time BHB but you appear to have lost to a child?

19/11/2012 at 13:02

Thanks for pointing that out RB.  I guess it depends which way you look at it...he could have been thinking "I can't be beaten by someone old enough to be my Dad"!

I possibly should have beaten him but he flew up the steps on the last lap whilst I tip-toed up them like a wimp.  I guess he created a 20 metre gap (as he also did on the first lap, so I had been warned).  Waiting for PPP or someone else to give it a go - interested to see how others run it. 

DTS, those splits aren't too inconcistent and to run the fastest time for your last mile is always a good thing.

19/11/2012 at 13:10
Manchester marathon relay- might be fun to get a team together for stockport!
19/11/2012 at 13:34

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19/11/2012 at 14:04
BHB - I think he would have been thinking Grandad! yes I do need to get it done. So maybe if I do it next week he could get beaten by his Dad but still beat his Grandad. Although I reckon my own mother would beat me at 9am on a saturday.

Manchester marathon relay looks like it could be fun a week after London. But it is a ??120 per team which, unlike the course, is a little steep.
19/11/2012 at 15:00
Plod- I didn't see the cost- Best to stick to x country then!
19/11/2012 at 15:31

Please can I remind you all to sponsor my fantastic tache. You will be grateful of my efforts when you need your prostate zapped with a bit of radiotherapy.

Obviously it doesn't require a load of effort to not shave my top lip so am not expecting significant amounts but every little helps.

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19/11/2012 at 15:31

And the link!

http://mobro.co/jamescorden

20/11/2012 at 13:11
I'm not surprised there have been no postings since that picture. The kids saw it last night and subsequently had nightmares and I've not eaten since!
20/11/2012 at 14:48
Eric-- I reported it to the moderator!
20/11/2012 at 16:02
Doing shortened Stocky 10 route 2nite from track if anyone is interested
21/11/2012 at 00:05

J8-recorded a 12.92s 100 metres tonight, that's a wava of 90.56, did 4 runs-14.07/14.22/13.27/12.92, i'm now retiring

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