Follow Wardi as he trains for a sub-3:00 marathon
Wardi: your HR zones appear to be very similar to mine. Max recorded in a sprint finish was also 174 I think, but there's a singular spike reading from one race that went to 180. I can only think that was a bit of a misfire. Resting is also about 47.
Regarding your trip to Kingston, I'd check which one they were on about first. There's you thinking about Hull, and they are thinking about Richmond, when actually it's in Jamaica.
Kings cross BR - Victoria line to Vauxhall - South West Trains to Kingston Rail station. 47 minutes shortest expected journey time. Good stuff this interweb.
it would be boring if everyone followed the schedule exactly.
What you have done has worked pretty well before so i don't blame for you for wanting to at least retain part of what has worked before.
The schedule Garmin's recommend looks sound but isn't what I would do myself and I probably also would try and augment it with extra training.
Sometimes difficult to judge a schedule's worth by one run as maybe if you'd even done 100mpw, you may have had a bad run at that Berlin, because of the heat.
Dewsbury 10k won't be a fast time then but the important thing is to come out of with a good even paced run (depending on wind) and feel you would have run a good time if the conditions were better.
just dropped in to wish you the very best in this adventure, haven't been around much, missed the Brass Monkey and I'm on a real downer, struggling with tendonitis at the moment.
Anyway this is about you, keep yourself fit and we're all behind you, you hope! All the best.
Great run Wardi. I agree this was definitely progress
Good, controlled effort in the conditions and shows your speed endurance and pacing are improving.
Well done - it was a hard day for a sub-40. It also takes a strong will to get out and do an 11 later in the day, with the race still in your legs.
[as for the 6:30 alarm call- at that time I was already over an hour into my long run]
Hi Wardi - I keep popping over to your thread to see how you're doing - your running seems to be going really well! I'm well impressed with your 11 miles after the Dewsbury 10K. I was at home up in Halifax for the weekend so I know what the weather conditions were like
Hope you'll be able to make the Kingston run (Saturday night West End theatre visit perhaps as a 50th birthday treat for your partner?)
Keep them going in Wardi. A sub 40 10k is at least the right side of the line. Just you wait, after London, reduce the mileage and hammer out a string of short summer road race blasters.
Righty ho, weather is being English.
Once more unto the breech, dear friends, for England, King Harry and Saint George.
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