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Moraghan Training - Stevie G

Posted: Today at 09:35

i think stories like the the chap who did high mileage and then did a 2.30 marathon are outliers.  He was probably a 2.30 marathoner anyway and just did the training.  IMO most people trying to run 18m+ a day over a long period would break.  and spend large parts injured.  Or they run them that slow that they would probably benefit from a smarter training routine with faster miles.

Moraghan Training - Stevie G

Posted: Yesterday at 11:59
The Bus wrote (see)

Took me a while to work out how to do 1000m on the track

reminds me of a chap who had to ask how many laps needed for 800m

Moraghan Training - Stevie G

Posted: 27/09/2016 at 15:20

most tracks do have a 300m line as well.  look at the 100m start and on the bend will be a staggered line used for relay.

Moraghan Training - Stevie G

Posted: 27/09/2016 at 12:44

yep...just thinking the same Lit.  nobody starts a 300m off the 400m start line.  always finish there.  start at the 1500m start. 

Moraghan Training - Stevie G

Posted: 26/09/2016 at 14:13

simon - congrats - i think thats me, you and matt at the nationals in a fortnight.

yep, same course at sutton park...was v windy at the top.   very happy with the time as im still in early stages of building fitness back from the summer.

Moraghan Training - Stevie G

Posted: 25/09/2016 at 16:33

a bit random Ric...throwing in your mates ripped arse..i guess where the thread goes is where the thread goes 

Bus i had to do my 12m LSR on my treadmill...so mine was hardly inspiring too.  though a couple of episodes of prison break s2 help keep my idle mind entertained.

yesterday was the midlands 6 stage road relays.  we were missing our best runner (GB level) and another chap who could probabaly smash out a sub 15 5k too.  but after leg 1 we  were in 2nd, after leg 2 we were in first.  then the 2 weeker chaps up next and we dropped to 10th.  gutted as i was our 5th runner i was hoping to be chasing down for medals.  anyway set off like a man possessed and got us into 9th before the hill.  couldnt see anyone else so thought that was it.  worked hard up the hill and by the top i was feeling leggy after the higher mileage ive been on.  pushed along the top and then spotted some vests.  didnt know if i was lapping someone or moving up a place but chased anyway.  Balls! im lapping them.  then i spot more vests in the distance and im motoring now.  Balls! more lapped runners.  overtake them then spot a familiar vest i know is ahead and i must have made a minute up on them.  i drive hard and overtake, we are into 8th.  more vests ..and more lapped runners but i focus on whoever is ahead rather than who is on my shoulder.  then overtake another to get us into 7th.  i feel like i have the entire race sitting off my shoulder using me and im collecting runners like my kid collects pokemon go.  into the last half mile and i concentrate on the finish as anyone on my shoulder that hasnt been able to push past me by now is going to struggle to take me in a sprint finish.  but some clown tried.  pushes past on my inside so i accelerate earlier than i planned. i take off.  dropping them all with a very hard fast finish.  finish in 19.03 sub 5.20 pace on a hilly very windy course.  only 1 vet (i think) beat that time and that was tim hartley who im sure simon would vouch for being a bit of legend.  so im proper happy with that.  i never run well on this course so happy to find a dash of form.  we finished 7th overall and onto the nationals in a fortnight where im sure a few of you chaps would have qualified too

 

Moraghan Training - Stevie G

Posted: 24/09/2016 at 08:06

Ric.  Wasps and horsefly bites don't hurt you....I'm kinda thinking you might be chuck Norris.

Moraghan Training - Stevie G

Posted: 23/09/2016 at 14:57

Pete. i was stung last saturday on a run.  was reliably told it was probably a horsefly and i could expect massive swelling and itchy.    i got lucky as it didnt swell but was v itchy.  hurt like hell at the time.....Felt like a snake hawk pitbull bite type pain, and i went down like i had been hit by sniper fire in platoon. 

Moraghan Training - Stevie G

Posted: 22/09/2016 at 15:00

I have been lucky that i have always had very good coaches. i put 100% faith into them and do as im told.  Its worked out reasonable well so far.  no chance i would have developed this far without a 3rd party to watch and create a tailored plan for me.  

Bus - good debut on the mile.  hard distance to race and get right.   looks like you had a good one.

Reg - that session sounds odd for a middle distance runner let alone someone who is a 5k and above.  A session like that must have been for form and improving running economy rather than any training benefit.  though i very tidy 400 rep.

another view of the brownlee brothers was Jonny was dangerously dehydrated and was pulled away from the waterstation where he had stopped

Moraghan Training - Stevie G

Posted: 21/09/2016 at 14:25

sounds like you have the advantage simon,  i joined a club in 2011, you have 11 years on me ...what have you been doing mate   strong session last night as always (you seem to smash out 1k reps with ease).  i did 8*800 with longer recovery and wasnt as quick as yours.

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