5 Miles

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03/09/2013 at 17:47

After a 5 mile race in the east midlands, our club has a record time for this distance and I think I can beat it. Any suggestions would be most welcome

03/09/2013 at 17:50

Eh ? 

03/09/2013 at 17:53

I am looking for race in the midlands, the distance being 5 miles. I know it's a strange distance for a race but I have seen a few

03/09/2013 at 18:00

Used to be a couple in the old East Mids Grand Prix series .... Banbury  and Rugby ? 

03/09/2013 at 18:01

cheers I will check that out

03/09/2013 at 18:04

all of them have been run earlier in the year :/

03/09/2013 at 18:06

Ohh yeah sorry forgot to mention that 

03/09/2013 at 18:08

Wellingborough ? 

Its 10 years since I lived in the area, how about asking someone at your club ?

03/09/2013 at 18:13

I will ask them but I have had a little scour of the internet beforehand

03/09/2013 at 18:18

If you still haven't done it by February try Alsager. What is the club record?

03/09/2013 at 18:21

it's around 40 minutes I think, althought it's only that because most of the club have never raced a 5 miler

03/09/2013 at 21:32

Well, in that case definitely don't ask them what races there are, or they'll all notice what you're doing and turn up at the same race!

03/09/2013 at 21:45

Good job you havent used your own name and stated your intentions on a popular running website too. 

 

03/09/2013 at 22:50

If you think you can beat them then you should organise a club race. Put your money where your mouth is.

I'm sure you could find a few club members to marshall. Could even become an annual event and expand to non-members. 

03/09/2013 at 22:55

I hope they do turn up, the competition will push me harder and thats not a bad idea tim

03/09/2013 at 22:55
Mr Puffy wrote (see)

Good job you havent used your own name and stated your intentions on a popular running website too. 

 

Good point. Actually, you might as well tell us what club it is now. I might join and have a go at that record myself.

06/09/2013 at 18:45

It'd be quite a trek from the Midlands (if a fairly straightforward journey), but this race sells itself as being good for a PB attempt: http://www.ickenham5.co.uk/ I've never run it before so can't comment, but will be there on the 15th to test it out for myself. Best of luck in your goal!


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