Post details of your last run and what you think of it
A steady state 8.11miles this evening, just picked up a new garmin 910xt so loads of data to study now, great for making me get out of the door.
18 mins jog down the road. Sounds like nothing, but after 6 weeks of injury it felt amazing. Hopefully the start of a comeback.
Nice one, Jane
The Streak now stands at 600 days and I *celebrated* with my 12th 10k session in a row, pausing only to share the time of day with four Irish Wolfhounds near Crosby Beach
10 miles on the treadmill tonight.
Sat 7.30am - 10km (garmin free)
bright sunny morning - a touch of frost on the ground when I started - which reminds me that I need to get some gloves for the winter
last long run tomorrow - marathon in 3 weeks - then a break from running for a couple of weeks
keep it going everyone
Glad to hear your training is going well, Cidlad
Having rested my achilles for a couple of weeks, I decided to venture out today (I'm dog sitting again this weekend) to do a walk/run. I did more walking than running, it has to be said, but there was no discomfort in the tendon, which was heartening. Obviously I mustn't overdo it, but I'm hoping that the rest and eccentric exercises are paying off. Finger crossed!
My longest run ever today !
18miles this afternoon along the local canal in 2hrs 35mins, which was a bit faster than I'd planned, but I was slowing down exponentially at the end. I reckon another mile would have taken me half an hour !
Still contemplating a marathon in 6 weeks. Today made me feel hopeful I could do it.
Sat 4 miles (38 mins)
4 miles this evening, looking good for a sub 60 minute 10k on sunday week. I almost got run over by a young lad on a bike, he came out of a driveway not looking where he was going, probably couldn't see around his hoody, fortunately no harm done !
Sun 7.00am - 36km (2.56)
last long run completed - wasn't too bad and felt that I still had enough left in the tank for comfort
off to the match now - hope there is a dignified and respectful atmosphere prior to kick off - but followed by a meaty game of football
happy running everyone
20.36 miles at 7.14m/m pace this morning. Very wet.
Well despite having a dinner party last night I ran the 10K race this morning and got a new PB of 36:16.
excellent news, guv001, and an excellent PB!
managed to get in a lap of Richmond Park with the club this morning before the heavens opened. with the Middlesex 10k next week, acted on an old piece of Stephen Forde advice and did 3k at 5.30m/km, then 4k at 4.35m/km (goal 10k pace), then back to 4.5k at 5.30m/km. good workout!
Wow guv, Thats about two minutes faster than my PB.
sun 10 miles (1:40)
Last long run before 10K race next Sunday, happy enough with my progress but I'm noticing that I'm running out of steam around the nine mile mark, will need to improve stamina over the next couple of months.
Congrats on the pb guv, you must be delighted.
9 miles @ 7:22 m/m average pace. Legs were a bit tired in the last couple of miles but it was a good run in the rain!
Good work all and weel done guv for the PB!
I did the Cirencester 10k yesterday and got a PB of 45.30. Although I watched it and got 45.09 - understand a couple of seconds difference but 21?? Either way, chuffed with the PB.
Snap DunkyD! I also did the Cirencester 10K. Well done on the PB. Same to guv - that's a terrific time.
Theyr'e giving gun time on the list but if you click on your name, you get your chip time. My gun time is 45 seconds slower than my chip time, which is one second faster than the time I had.
I missed my sub 50 target by 50 seconds. As my gun time suggests, I got stuck right at the back and spent the race, from the 1st kilometre marker, working my way up the field, which involved a fair bit of zigzagging and waiting for gaps where some groups decided to run four abreast (!). A bit annoying but it's my first 10k race so it's good to know that I at least got close to my target and probably, on a different day (where I didn't need a wee a few minutes before the start!) I could have got under it.
Cheers for clearing up the gun/chip, will have a butchers.
Well done on hitting your target, just about - I stuggled with the first 2kms with bodies in the way too!
Are you doing the Stroud Half?
Not this year no as we're away that weekend. I doubtless will do at some point in the future though as that's very local to me.
Next race for me is the Bath Hilly Half.
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