There's no point training hard unless you first train smart.
The temptation now will be to train harder and harder and all you'll do is compound any errors you've been making.
Or maybe it was just a bad day. What have your last 5 race times been(at any distance) and when was each run?
If you running 44 - 45 mins for 10K, i'd say 1hr 35 - 40 mins would be what you would be looking at for a half marathon. Especially if you not doing speed work, etc as part of your training
It looks like your 10k times are trailing off. It could be the hours you are working since May or maybe you've changed your training. Unless you've reached a life peak in ability your times should generally improve over any 6 month period and, if not, you need to look at what you're doing.
If I were you I'd compare your training and before the May race with recent training and also compare life factors. You need to come up with some idea as to what is going wrong and the best way initially is to try and do this through comparison, otherwise you'll keep getting slower assuming the trend holds.
Don't accept the decline.
Chris - she's not running a 20k not a half marathon, there's a good 5 minutes between the two distances.. However, you're right - 1:30 just isn't realistic given her current fitness.
4 hours sleep
Out of the ordinary 20 miles last weekend
100 hour working weeks
No races for 3 months
Hmm, can't think what could have affected your performance.
Take it easy this week - a couple of short runs with some mini-intervals for sharpness perhaps. You're not going to do anything to improve your overall fitness in a week, so maybe rest will be the best help.
100hr working week ? what job do you do ?????
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