Stoke 2010K

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08/02/2010 at 22:12
I've just heard this announced on the radio - anyone know more details of the route etc?
09/02/2010 at 10:27

The 10km run will start in Stoke town centre, travelling around the town before moving up through Shelton, Hanley, and Central Forest Park before returning to Stoke. I don't think it will be flat!

09/02/2010 at 13:59
nothing is flat in Stoke!!!
09/02/2010 at 16:42

Try the following link for course details:

http://www.stoke.gov.uk/ccm/content/cc/news_releases/2010-press-releases/2010-02-february/039-10/

Sign up now folks - let's make it one to remember!
16/02/2010 at 10:49
16/02/2010 at 18:22
Looks like a fairly flat route, apart from the hard slog up Lichfield street
17/02/2010 at 10:15
Yes it doesn't look to bad and it should be well supported along the route too. Will you be running it Mr Bozlem?
17/02/2010 at 18:57
I shall be there,just down the road from me, Oatcakes at the drinks stations i hear !!
18/02/2010 at 09:35
So is it back to yours for a barbie and beer afterwards??
mjk
27/02/2010 at 22:13

Hello

Just found this post while searching for local events. I'm a complete noobie after only starting running this week but starting to find it addictive!

Do you folks think it'd be daft to go from no exercise at all  to 10k in May or is it quite achievable? I'e managed about 17 miles of walking this week and today done my first attempt at mixing running & walking so quite an unfit git

Matthew

28/02/2010 at 21:50
if this is hilly   i am signing up then   love hilly races
01/03/2010 at 13:37
Hi Mjk, Have a look at this running plan,        http://www.runnersworld.co.uk/beginners/get-started-schedules---midrange/47.html
mjk
01/03/2010 at 13:58
Cheers Eric - from reading that I think I'm going to struggle to get fit enough in time.. maybe next year! LOL
02/03/2010 at 21:17

mjk - you will have plenty of time for this race, it will be very friendly and lots of run / walkers.

I'll be entering and I'm currenly only able to run / walk 5k, and if there is a whiff of a hill well, I'll be having a stroll up it!!!!

I've just started a running club for beginners like me, where are you based?

mjk
03/03/2010 at 08:45

Hmm you recon?

Newcastle (u Lyme of course )

Are you doing the RW 10k training thing then at the moment then? 

03/03/2010 at 18:47

Hi MJK

I live in Porthill so every run has a hill or two,so if you follow the plan you will be having a bit of hill training at the same time,

09/03/2010 at 15:39
A race that goes right past my front door ,, I can't really say no can I ??
No parking issues either , or arriving too early !!
mjk
09/03/2010 at 15:47

Which plan Eric?

09/03/2010 at 19:27

The plan that i have put in a link in earlier post,You can just alter the days and distances to suit,

Speed does not matter for 1st timer,mainly time on feet counts,

09/03/2010 at 19:36
Yes mjk eric is right , it's time on your feet that's the main thing when training for your first event. I'm back a square one too cos of my long term injury coupled with a dash of laziness !!!!
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