Posted: Yesterday at 13:46
SK - great news about your nephew! That's amazing I have run my 2 x 18 mile and 1 x 22 mile run just on feel so far. I know if I run between 10-10:30 I can complete them without feeling like i have done 10 rounds with Mike Tyson (as long as I fuel properly). I don't really look at the watch - i just go on feel but it does end up being about that pace. This will speed up as my fitness improves - ahead of London I ended up running them at 9:30 much to Shades's consternation lol
Mama - i bought their book but you can see the plans all over the internet. For example if you go to Fetch and click on the plans section you can see the layout, but it won't give you much details on how to run certain sessions. It's very straightforward though - run the slow days very slow and run the hard days really hard Here is the 18 weeks up to 55 miles per week plan for example: http://www.negativesplits.net/files/longbeach09.pdf
I'm doing the Thames Trot 50 on Feb 7th. It's been flooded the last two years and they had to move a significant amount of the run on to roads (dull) both years. They ended up shortening it by 4 or 5 miles too which I imagine can be a little disappointing if you are trying to do your first 50 mile run. I'm hoping its dry - you never know
Shades - I'll be at Chester in spirit! I will try the 5:1 run walk on my 24 mile run tomorrow and see how it goes.