I thought I would try to gleen advice, experience and knowledge from the runnersworld forum.
I'm a cyclist and have been for about 16 years on and off.
I started running 3 weeks ago and really enjoy it, due to its low cost, accessability and its ease of getting a workout in around shifts.
So far I have been doing short tempo runs 2-3 miles, and longer 5 mile runs. My aim potentially of running a half marathon at the end of September.
I have never run a race before, but am capable of pushing myself in training, as I do in cycling.
I want to achieve a 1:40:00 half marathon is this feasible?
2 miles 12:59
5 miles 35:12
This isn't pan flat, its undulating and the both the 5k and 5M are on fire road.
Any suggested weekly schedule would be a huge benefit, as at the moment I just go out and run, but I have no structure.
Looking forward to your hints and tips.
If you're doing those sort of times in training on undulating courses, then you should have no problem doing a sub-1.40 half marathon. If you gear your training specifically towards it, you'd probably knock the best part of 10 minutes off that. People always go faster in races than training. I wouldn't be surprised if you could do a sub 40 10k and maybe even a sub-19 5k race.
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