Dubai Dave

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RW Forum Six - Sub 3:30

Posted: 27/03/2015 at 16:03

Chick: of course it hurt any 56mile run hurts! But tbh it was no worse than the second Comrades I did prior to which I did several 30milers. The third and quickest of my Comrades was run off a lot more long runs, but more importantly I had learnt how to pace a ultra, even ran negative splits! 

Who makes Sayonaras?

RW Forum Six - Sub 3:30

Posted: 27/03/2015 at 10:19

Home again, having two days off as after last nights club speed session during which I felt as if I should be asleep in bed I decided I am tired and need a break. ½ M on Sunday and i will need a 3 mile warm up and cool down to get a long ine in, as no long runs for 6 weeks.

O4S: its been cold here too, enjoy your event tomorrow.

Barry: that CNBA fairy is a little sod welll done for sending him away

Chick; agreed Kinvara arent what they were but havent found anything else yet.

Brol: for my first Comrades I never ran beyond 13 miles after qualifying 4 months in advance, you will be fine. My beat Comrades came off. 3 x 35 mile training runs



RW Forum Six - Sub 3:30

Posted: 23/03/2015 at 07:10

O4S: Dorset is indeed beautiful which is why I live there! Well done for staying with BA!!

2Old: just the odd 22K warm up for the 10K then, nice. I was looking for Liverpool to beat Utd, didn't bank on Gerrard to be a fool.

Nell: No treadmill on here, its a Dive support vessel not a rig so there's not a lot of room. Hibs must be bad if Rangers beat them

Chick: Your the Girl, nice long run

Leaving this heap of rust today, fly home tomorrow. Will probably have a trot in Abu Dhabi this evening. Beer and Pork on the horizon!!

RW Forum Six - Sub 3:30

Posted: 22/03/2015 at 05:51

England... so close.

O4S: Does BA consider not be left on his won a reward or a penance? 

AA: Back home sometime this week then off to Spain for easter and some serious mountain cycling from my Hacienda. I'm sure there will be a bar somewhere in Boston showing the FA Cup, Google usually works!

2Old: Its not intervals in the true sense of the word but it was certainly an effort above normal plodding, One ends up running at an inward leaning angle as if on a fairground ride! 

Think I will rest today or maybe trot / walk 5K to pass the time.


RW Forum Six - Sub 3:30

Posted: 21/03/2015 at 12:41

O4S: Ditch the 20 for a 30, im sure there is logic in there somewhere

Barry: a very tasty 20 when tired.

Carrot: Good luck with the 10, i love 10 mile races, not to short and not too long. Sometimes I lose count, but amazingly given the 19M diameter my Garmin is pretty accurate and counted laps V measured distance are usually within ½ a lap. Running around a centre circle is nuts.

Nell: moderate pace? Hmmm

Chick: i didn't race for months and started again in Feb, realised how much i had missed it. Your on the way back!

2Old; thats the problem with 5K races, go out to fast and your done inside 4 mins!

7 x 800 off 90secs for me today, not very quick cos i have to change direction every 5 paces, all around the 3-30 mark but perceived effort was what it was all about, home next week and really need some long runs before Marathon on 03/05.  

RW Forum Six - Sub 3:30

Posted: 19/03/2015 at 10:01

Barry: Bad days happen to remind us of the good days

O4S: As usual you don't let life's problems get in the way.

Chick: Hungary sounds good, hard to believe its been a year since Boston.

Nell: That would be a sprint for me these days

2Old: Come and have a go at North Dorset Village Marathon May 2016, its fun! At least 5 spectators guaranteed.

Off to the Heli deck in minute for another wind swept 5 or 6 miles, depending when the "god I'm bored" moment kicks in. Longest I've managed was 12 miles, really need longer but there are limits!!!!

RW Forum Six - Sub 3:30

Posted: 18/03/2015 at 08:29

2Old: Yes I change direction every 17 laps.... only 7 days more!

RW Forum Six - Sub 3:30

Posted: 17/03/2015 at 13:32

Hi Folks

Just  a quick drop in to show I'm still alive, have been offshore for a month so far running 50 mile weeks around a helideck, 17 laps to 1K. Mind bogglingly boring and hard on the joints running on steel. Home soonish

Some nice racing going on folks, Particularly please to see a debut duathlon.. welcome to the dark side Minni and start saving for that carbon  tri bike!




RW Forum Six - Sub 3:30

Posted: 06/02/2015 at 10:08

Minni: yahoo, back running. In my experience it wont take long to get the miles back, as Freemers says pace is another matter

AA: fingers crossed for you

2Old: i once skied straight into a river in the dark whilst drunk at Soll.

O4S: just the 30 on Sunday then.

last night turned out to be 6 x mile repeats off 90 seconds, up and down various North Dorset hills, seem to have run them all at about 7-20 pace, Ok with that for now. Today is a trendy 5 if it ever warms up


RW Forum Six - Sub 3:30

Posted: 05/02/2015 at 16:38

AA: hope the recovery is going well

Carrot: nice PB, your ½ and marathon times are way better than mine yet your 10K time is almost identical to mine, one of us isn't converting their speed into endurance events and its not you!

Free: well done grinding it out in sleet, i would have gone home.

Nell: thats a pretty quick MP!

O4S; you probably do a years worth of exercise every week, i wont be at Bramley, life just got in the way.

2Old: Is the Kangaroo bar still in full swing? 

Monday was a trendy 5, Tuesday club tempo 6.8 miles in 49-50 pretty quick for me these days, yesterday was a steady 10 and tonight is whatever monstrosity the club coach has come up with for speed work 


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