Sub 5 hours

Slow, steady but determined.

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05/11/2004 at 15:32
EP thanks and have a good run tonight with your club.
debbo    pirate
05/11/2004 at 16:52
Well done with your race Jane. I've never done a 3k race - I did a 5k on new year's day in Canada last year - glorious sunshine but freezing cold, icy road and a hangover!
05/11/2004 at 18:45
Congrats on the time Jane and good luck with the club run Pixel.

I'm out of action with a head cold :-( Combination of stress and speed training in the rain I think.
05/11/2004 at 19:02
3k eek, I only did my first 5 mile race this year and that was only to run with my group. Fantastic Jane.
M...eldy    pirate
05/11/2004 at 19:03
3.3 miles and 37 mins pain free ....

same happened last time and it was short lived so I am going to sit tomorrow out and try again Sunday or even Monday and hope that I get day 2 of 100%

Doctors referral on Thursday and its kinda like having the car make a funny noise and you get to the garage ..... no noise!!
05/11/2004 at 20:20
Imelda hope the docs have good news for you.

3ks are so hard, now I have a time to beat in my next 3k race in December. I expected to be last today and wasn't and was running for the finish with another girl which was great. Just wish my breathing would let me go faster or I could go faster for longer.
M...eldy    pirate
05/11/2004 at 20:21
Jane have you tried the power breathe? Lloyds chemist sell them now and I have heard good things about them
05/11/2004 at 20:40
Imelda, what does power breath do?

Basically I like to run in my comfort zone and getting out of breath and not being able to talk is no fun, but I am always glad I have tried my hardest and disappointed when I haven't. It is so hard to judge the correct pace for a short race.
M...eldy    pirate
05/11/2004 at 20:44
I am not 100% sure but I think it is a tool to strengthen your lungs ... you use it 50 times a day or morning et.c and looks poss a bit like a peakflow monitor, but I think it is designed for lung efficiency and for £9.99 may be worth a try??
05/11/2004 at 20:46
Thanks Imelda, may have a look at them when I go into town.

M...eldy    pirate
06/11/2004 at 08:00
Just having a look at the pace calculator and thought I would work back from a predicted time (hopefully) for a marathon ....
for 4.45 marathon .... (15 mins leeway)

easy training pace 12.04
tempo run 10.08
VO2 max 9.10
speed form 8.29
long run 12.04

would this work backwards if training was aimed at these paces??
The Evil Pixie    pirate
06/11/2004 at 08:06
that's my aim too!
We have what 5 weeks to get to these paces comfortably before you start a 16 weeks plan
M...eldy    pirate
06/11/2004 at 08:07
The Evil Pixie    pirate
06/11/2004 at 08:18
161 days!
06/11/2004 at 08:18
till Xmas?
M...eldy    pirate
06/11/2004 at 08:19
Morning Hipps

Even less til xmas!!
06/11/2004 at 08:21
dont sya that

Ive done NOWT
06/11/2004 at 08:21
Morning all,

Am going to quietly join this group on a Saturday morning. Having done one marathon at 5:36 my aim is to run London in sub-5.

Started training last week with three not-to-painful runs of 2, 4, 3 miles as a gentle warm up. Don't care about pace at the moment as it will take me a month to really get into the running groove again, but this morning I'm setting myself the task of developing a running schedule as well as trying to sell a story to the Monday papers!
06/11/2004 at 08:25
oh... and btw the story i have been working on is that the brits are obsessed about many things...
M...eldy    pirate
06/11/2004 at 08:26
welcome 3TL

oooh errr missus sounds interesting!

Hipss - I havnt done anything either :-)
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