Sub 5 hours

Slow, steady but determined.

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The Evil Pixie    pirate
16/10/2004 at 16:29
i'm hardly near your speed benzie but I'm trying!
M...eldy    pirate
16/10/2004 at 16:31
EP - been looking at the shedule you emailed (thankyou) .... what is the best way to judge pace when it says 6x400 @10.25 ... its either that or I convert it to percentage for HRM ??


Hi Hipps xx
The Evil Pixie    pirate
16/10/2004 at 16:37
will you do the intervals on a tready?
I worked out what the tready speed is if you need it

the intervals are 2.35 (ish) mins per 400meters
M...eldy    pirate
16/10/2004 at 16:42
There is an old disused track near me that is grassed over, I will prob use that as I kknow the perimeter of now field will be about right!!
Spose should be easier to work out once I have done a few ..
16/10/2004 at 16:45
dont forget people
the long endurance runs are the most important
The Evil Pixie    pirate
16/10/2004 at 16:48
yes but it's also important to keep the legs turning over and not getting stuck plodding.
this is a mistake that I have fallen into
my woman's club captain is a trained PT and has been running for 24 yrs, she says I'll get to 5hrs, i hope she is right!
M...eldy    pirate
16/10/2004 at 16:51
Will be one hell of a celebration if I do .... !!
16/10/2004 at 17:18
Im having a celebration anyway
M...eldy    pirate
16/10/2004 at 17:20
Now why doesnt that surprise me !!! do you think we ought to start a gin stockpile now??
16/10/2004 at 17:27
I think this would be advisable

i shall be staying over on sunday night he he
M...eldy    pirate
16/10/2004 at 17:32
Book a double and a single room then - we can use the single as a minibar!!

I shall be on the train wether I plod or support ?
16/10/2004 at 17:47
pity imelda


back on sunday night then?
17/10/2004 at 21:36
Hi folks, back from a very cold and damp Amsterdam Half Marathon. First ever race abroad. Anyway I am getting slightly faster as the halfs pile up but not yet back to pre-injury pace. Managed 2.28 which is 5 mins faster than previous half.

Definetly up for celebrating for just finishing the marathon but the bubbly is one me if I break the 5 hour mark.
debbo    pirate
17/10/2004 at 22:10
Well done Jane! I'm sure you'll break the 5 soon!! I'll help you with the bubbly if I'm there!
17/10/2004 at 22:16
Jane thats ace


get the champers in



im gona do it
18/10/2004 at 08:23
Well done Jane - what was the race like? I assume it was flat???? How was the atmosphere etc?
18/10/2004 at 08:43
MM it was a flat course with one or two or three small rises as you went on bridges over canals. It was a good atmosphere with thousands of runners, there were at least 3 bands playing on route so crowds massed there and there was alot of encouraging shouts if I spoke dutch I would tell you want they said. There were 4 water and energy drinks stops. At the end the marshalls stood around the track and really supported you in the final run around the Olympic stadium, I like running into stadiums. Everyone was friendly and helpful but didn't think much of the toilet provision. It was a cold and damp day and I wish I had taken warmer leggings and running top. Overall Amsterdam is a nice city but a bit touristy.
18/10/2004 at 10:00
Well done Jane, that's a big chunk off your PB and will motivate you towards that sub 5 next year.
18/10/2004 at 10:21
I have motivation for a sub 5 too.


Mr Nessie says if I break 5 hours in London or Lochaber, we will go to IOM.

:o)))
18/10/2004 at 10:56
actaully, i might not do it at FLM
you see, ill want to stop at mile 18 to socialise
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