Derby Runner Bolsover 10K

accurate 10k?

19 messages
26/10/2013 at 21:44
Not done this since it moved base to the school but liked it when the castle was the base. However, seen a few queries about the distance being accurate. Anyone heard owt?
28/10/2013 at 12:21

I have run the event the last two times from the school and have clocked 6.28miles both times on my Garmin.

01/11/2013 at 09:29
14/11/2013 at 12:47

Looking forward to my first stab at the is event! Flat and fast with a bit of road and a bit of trail? Anyone else offer me some info?

17/11/2013 at 19:15

done it every year since 2005; the start from the castle was only temporary while the school was rebuilt

all certified 10k races are accurate to something like 10 metres (0.1%). Garmins are generally 1-2% inaccurate, ignoring how much you wander across the road!

24/11/2013 at 19:16

New course for this year.

24/11/2013 at 20:01

explain please spirete! (or spireite?)

 

28/11/2013 at 22:35

well, I`m in!

29/11/2013 at 12:55

Different course never been done before

29/11/2013 at 12:57

All road, mostly flat with some undulation, no hills as such

30/11/2013 at 15:57

I'm in for this one and not run it before and is my first race since the Worksop half but will be using it as a tempo run rather than a PB attempt.

01/12/2013 at 22:13

Any course profiles knocking about? I`m looking for a PB . . ..

 

15/12/2013 at 18:47

Length according to my Garmin 310XT was dead on. Undulating but no great hills. Definite PB potential and loads of loos. 

16/12/2013 at 10:26

I knocked 1:25 off my admittedly unimpressive PB despite the headwinds coming back - second half was definitely slower. Thought it was a fab run, liked being parked right next to the start/finish (I'm lazy!).

16/12/2013 at 10:27

Does anyone know if there was an official photographer?

16/12/2013 at 10:49

I saw a guy photographing everyone coming in but was not sure whether he was"official".We have had photos in the past.

16/12/2013 at 13:53

pb for me too, bet there werent too many negative splits tho

16/12/2013 at 15:39

The wind was a strong southerly I think, which is a little unusual. More likely to be westerly (hitting from the side most of the route) or northerly, which would be in your face outbound and be considerably colder. I marshalled yesterday so haven't run it in race conditions, only as a practice when the club were looking at rerouting the course last year. I beat my old time by nearly 2 minutes.

16/12/2013 at 17:38

I agree David - I hit 5k at 21 and took 23 to get back. Everyone seemed to be slowing. Very good race.


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