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Moraghan Training - Stevie G

Posted: Today at 14:00

With out being too rude the standards to get in the Elite/Gold or grand prix will probably prove an obstacle but the regional races have a more relaxed entry and will have some super fast but plenty slower than you. They tend to be in areas that dont have a good open fixture.  for example in manchester we have the stretford open every 3 weeks & in watford you have the same. so i dont think there are regional races in manchester or watford.

Actually isnt there a watford open next week on wednesday?  i was planning on coming down but i have vets league closer to home. i think you would get close to 9mins over 3k

Im hoping to get into the Coventry BMC  in a couple of weeks (maybe try your arm Samir style!)  I just need to clear the excess weight, which is now down to only 4 lbs over thanks to double long runs.

Moraghan Training - Stevie G

Posted: Today at 11:32

Dachs - Superb.  could tell from your training you were well under of 16mins, as you were hitting times similar to me when i trained for the 5k.  So expected a time close to mine.  My only worry was if you were brave enough to attack the race early and a 5min first mile shows you were ! 

Find another 5k in the next 2 weeks, on the track or at a BMC regional if you have to.  Go for sub 15.30.   I would be tempted to have a crack at a 3k as well.

My coach believed that othe day i ran my 5k PB i would have run a sub 32.30 10k.  So sub33 shouldnt be much of a problem


Matt3 wrote (see)
I might be wrong but I think when I joined the thread there wasn't anyone with a sub 16 .!

*Cough* Rob and Me *cough*

Moraghan Training - Stevie G

Posted: 20/07/2014 at 20:06

well done Bus.  High placing and vet prize. Congrats.

carved a couple of lbs off already by running an 8m and a 10m in the last 2 days.  Still way over.  the first run felt odd, couldnt get above 7mm no matter how much i tried.  10m i just ran to feel and managed 6.49 ave.  going to do a double day tomorrow.  Who would have thought 50cm wide bbq ribs and getting lagered every night would have an adverse effect on running.

Moraghan Training - Stevie G

Posted: 19/07/2014 at 20:41

managed to put on 11lbs in my 4 days in washington so having to do some additional miles to clear the weight. looks like tuesdays 3k is out but hopefully can get some decent training in for a week on wednesday.


Moraghan Training - Stevie G

Posted: 17/07/2014 at 18:58

great session Matt , agree with Ric that you are looking sub 33 as those reps were pacey and another good race from Bus.

Dachs looking forward to see what you can do in the 5k.  everything points to a good performance

I have been in washington for the week so only ran once since my race last saturday night though it was particulalry scenic having woken early and been on the beers watching the world cup final i went for a 6am easy run running past the white house, and all the monuments for washington, lincoln, martin luther king, roosevelt and the capital hill building, smithsonian etc..etc...  Made a nice change than running along a canal path in stoke.   Im in no shape to race next week as every meal has been like an episode of man v food. 

Is it only me……!

Posted: 17/07/2014 at 18:43
RicF wrote (see)

 (a 3lb Roach if anyone knows what that is). ..


a 3lb big was the rest of the joint...that sounds jamaican parsnip size.

RicF wrote (see)

Pudge, It was a very long time ago. 1979.


be careful Ric...if Rolf harris has taught us anything it is the fact things "acceptable" in the 70s can still get you into trouble.  mind you if operation yew tree came knocking you just cut that big boy down with your chain saw

Moraghan Training - Stevie G

Posted: 12/07/2014 at 23:11

good park running Bus and in particular Dachs.  Sub 16 is a its by how much   Phil maybe time to ease off the heavy race schedule and target a specific race and gets some solid training in? 

BMC grand prix for me tomight.  1500m not expecting big things as i have been sick all week and only ate/drank something on thursday night since monday morning.  and only one fast session in the past 2 weeks.  so some sharpness has gone.  hoping for anything under 4.10 but if i could get a pb that would be good.  we were told the pace maker would get us to 800 in 2.06 which he did.  i stayed back and went though in 2.09.  i was starting to feel the lack of sharpness and eased off a little.  Got to 1100 in 3.01 and then just tryed to hang on to 200m to go then i could kick.  got to 200 and was leggy, managed a small kick and crossed the line in 4.07.99.  nearly 3 secs off my PB but all things considered a better performance off the back of the sickness.  Happy that i could hold near my pb.

Whiteman went in the 800 A race winning it in 1.48. A world record for a v40. and the 1st time a vet has won the BMC A Race.  i think the 12th fastest time by anyone in the UK this yr.  He is giving the rest of us vets a bad name  mind you its only him and me in the V40s that have gone faster than my 1500m time tonight this yr.

Moraghan Training - Stevie G

Posted: 11/07/2014 at 15:38

been off sick for last 4 days, only just started eating today.  a nightmare bug that flattens you.  not run all week so perfect build up to the BMC grand prix tomorrow.

Just seen the start list,  bearing in mind we are ranked #1 & 2 in the v40 rankings for 1500m, never has the gulf between myself and antony whiteman been so apparent. 

I just about scrape into the slowest race for 1500m he is in the A race for 800m.  He will then go on to pace the 3000m later at my 1500m pace.   i need to train harder next yr.

Rob - good to see you healing.  try to take regular rest. Running streaks are a recipe for types like you need recovery


Overdone it?

Posted: 11/07/2014 at 15:28

Bob - another great 1500m perfromance and PB.  imagine what you will achieve when you focus and train specifically next yr for the MD.

anyone use energy gels

Posted: 07/07/2014 at 10:14

jason, its not the amount of miles its the amount of time.

anything over 90mins then you might want to think of taking a gel at around 50-60mins.

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