Sub 5 hours

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06/11/2004 at 09:12
I just put in my time from the 3k race I did into the RW Calculator and it says:

easy run:11.43 (okay but would prefer 12.00)
tempo run: 9.49 (I think too fast)

VO2 Max: 8.53 ( yes I can't go very far at this pace)

Speed Form: 8.14 (eekk)

Long Run: 11.43 to 13.09 (the right pace for me)

Yasso's: 4.33 (does this mean I can do a 4.33 marathon, I think not!!).

Wonder where RW got their calculations from?

06/11/2004 at 09:13
Ill be doing one work sesssin , maybe two a week, and the rest easy base runs

and i do have to do my long runs, but pantie syas not to do over 2.5 hours
I suppose with my race prog Ill be doing over distance runs, ha ha
06/11/2004 at 09:13
RW Calculator is way out for me. I don't use it.
06/11/2004 at 09:14
3TL welcome: don't the Brits obsess about the weather :)))
06/11/2004 at 09:15
just off to input my half mara time
06/11/2004 at 09:44
How do you work out your pace when you are actually running?
I haven't done much running this week, mostly due to husband's shifts. His shifts are better this week though so I should be able to get out most days - won't be doing much distance though, probably just 30 - 60 mins.

Looking forward to Paula's marathon tomorrow.

see ya, tiny
06/11/2004 at 10:25
tiny toes, basically you just have to go by feel and effort. I have a Garmin 201 which takes the guesswork out of what pace to run. I guess you could measure a route of about 4 miles and aim to finish it in the suggested pace and see how it "feels" and take it from there. Speedwork could be done on a track or treadmill.
06/11/2004 at 11:22
EP sounds like you had a good session. You are bound to be feeling a little tired after two fairly hard sessions. I am resting today as I have this 10 mile race tomorrow, so will be an early start.
06/11/2004 at 11:47
Hi Jane

Yes, we get plenty of questions about the weather, but not 30 in one day, from one person. We've had a fair few running questions which have been interesting... normally along the lines of should i go for a run tonight or go for a drink!
06/11/2004 at 12:04
3TL and what do advise then re: the run or the drink and of course you can do both. I am fairly good at having a drink or two.
06/11/2004 at 13:06
Normally you'd have to text 63336 to get the answer!

But we often say go that rest and relaxation is as important as running - you can always get up in the morning and wipe out that hangover.

But I do have a question - does anyone have a good tried and tested sub 5hr training schedule that they could send to me? I note earlier there may have been some flying around.
M...eldy    pirate
07/11/2004 at 10:08
ouch EP .... good lesson though!

I am going to try another 3 miles tomorrow and keep my fingers crossed ;-)

(far easier than plodding with your legs crossed)
07/11/2004 at 15:51
Just back from a very hard and hilly 10 mile race and managed a PW and finished in 1hr 53 mins and not sure of the seconds as I forgot to stop my watch. Some of the last mile was off-road and fairly muddy which is not what you want when you are tired at the end of a race!!, nearly fell flat on my face a couple of times as I had road shoes on with no grip :))

EP ouch, not a good idea to over do it, maybe a lighter session tomorrow?

Imelda good luck with the 3 miler tomorrow.
07/11/2004 at 21:28

this is going to be a tallorder
M...eldy    pirate
07/11/2004 at 21:34

Hippo behave ... positive thoughts xx
08/11/2004 at 08:18
hippo, just have to keep trying :))
08/11/2004 at 08:26
Well done Jane for yesterday. I didn't race yesterday as work has taken over my life. Still - musn't grumble...
08/11/2004 at 08:59
yesterday i did 18 miles with no walking
finish time 5.25.45
it was bloody hard
Ye Olde Dragon    pirate
08/11/2004 at 09:08
Hippo - you wouldn't do it if it wasn't bloody hard!!!

NO WALKING and FINISH are the words to focus on ;)
08/11/2004 at 09:09
you should have seen the state of me in the last 8 miles
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