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P&D spring marathon 2016

Posted: Yesterday at 07:45
Great 5k Tommo. Sub 18 has been my goal for the last 3 years. Just need to give the distance a proper focus at some point.

Tom13, still sandbagging I see!

P&D spring marathon 2016

Posted: 24/05/2016 at 19:15
AWC, at least you know what it is now. Sounds sensible to have a bit of rest. You can now enjoy the summer.

Got out for 8.5 miles tonight. First run in 10 days. Managed to fit in 450 steps in the middle. Will look to build this up to 1000 over the next few weeks.
Also got myself back in the gym (garage) at lunchtime. Was shocked to see how i am struggling with the strength work. Served me right for neglecting it for 6 months.

P&D spring marathon 2016

Posted: 24/05/2016 at 11:06

Great result in the Tri Reg. I`ve heard that that one is a tough course.

Tom. a leisurely sub 60 10 miler that's not bad for a Tuesday morning!!!!!

Macca, is it the Kent Roadrunner you are doing? I`ve done it twice. A very well organised event and the laps are good for working out your pacing.

I`m back to running today. 8 miles later with some steps in the middle.

P&D spring marathon 2016

Posted: 23/05/2016 at 10:20
Tom, the first bit of training will be for a coastal 50k in August. Will focus on hills and steps (the race has over 1000) until then. From the middle of August I'll go back to a more P&D approach for the 9 weeks to Abingdon. I don't think I will need to do a lot of base milage build up.

P&D spring marathon 2016

Posted: 22/05/2016 at 20:58
Some great parkrunning this weekend guys . A special shout to Macca for the PB.
Brixton, Tom, a couple of hardcore training sessions there very impressive.

Still no running here. Had a very boozy wedding yesterday. Woke up slightly worse for wear. Headed down to breakfast to see my mate just coming back into the hotel from a run. If that's the type of commitment to required to get to 2:45 for the marathon then I don't think I'm willing to move up to that level.
Training starts for me on Tuesday.

P&D spring marathon 2016

Posted: 20/05/2016 at 16:10
Brixton, glad I've inspired you and HA77 to do more trail stuff. It's great fun. Just don't do any races that I'm doing. I don't want to be knocked down the leaderboard with you speedsters coming along.

Nice LT run Tom, that's a hardcore session.

I'm at a wedding this weekend do plenty of beer and very little running. The Autumn plan starts on Tuesday.

P&D spring marathon 2016

Posted: 19/05/2016 at 13:06
glad to hear the test results came back ok AWC. Enjoy those weeks off. A nice rest before the autumn training kicks in.

P&D spring marathon 2016

Posted: 18/05/2016 at 22:23
Great racing Scott.

Lots of triathlon talk going on. It reminds me that I haven't got out on my bike since I had it serviced. Still resting here.

A t-shirt and a free entry in 2017?

Posted: 17/05/2016 at 12:49
I wonder what sort of publicity it would have received if the "winner" was a middle aged bloke in a club vest who wasn't running for charity and had run loads of marathons?

P&D spring marathon 2016

Posted: 17/05/2016 at 10:37
Thanks for all the kind words, glad you enjoyed my report.

AWC- hope you can get to the bottom of what's causing your issues.

Menn- That sounds great value for the test. I really should do something like that as I tend to just run on feel for most of my runs.

I'm not doing any running this week. Legs don't feel too bad but right calf still isn't right after all the cramping. Have a very busy week of work and the heading down to Cornwall for a wedding at the weekend so I think the time off will do me good.
Have already started to have a think about what I need to work on over the summer. It always seems to be a common theme.

1. More strength work. Have neglected this recently and my back has been hurting even though my pack on Saturday was very light. So some core strength will help.

2. Don't get to hung up on mileage targets. I have plenty of base miles in my legs so will make sure I get the main sessions in and play the rest of it on feel. Main session will be hills, steps and a hard parkrun every fortnight.

3. Sort my diet out. I race my best at around 68 KG but tend to let this creep up towards 73-74 after races. This can't be good for my training.

I may plan in a few shorter races over the summer just to force myself to get the legs moving a bit faster.
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