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P&D Spring Marathon Thread 2015

Posted: 28/01/2015 at 21:45
Oops. Went off plan tonight for a smash round a 7 miler with some faster club mates. Thoroughly enjoyed myself, so there.

Marathon fade from mile 19

Posted: 28/01/2015 at 14:09

I think I'd be looking to up the mileage overall - 4-6 miles isn't really enough outside of your long run to build stamina.  Your current training's much more suited to 10K/half than a marathon.  I'd be looking to put the easy 4 on Thursday and do a longer run on Monday or Wednesday - at least 9-10 miles.  I'd also lengthen the intervals as 300s don't really build endurance in the same way...  I think I'd bin the short intervals too and do another easy 4 or 5.

P&D Spring Marathon Thread 2015

Posted: 28/01/2015 at 13:56

Sunday should only be a 15 miler this week anyway marrows.  I'd just bin it entirely, but I'm lazy

FG, I'm sure it's fine.  But beware, Fergster will accuse you of being a sandbagger if you hit a bit quicker than you're strictly meant to

Well done Westy.  Good work.  I'm sure your hair will forgive you.

Ramjet, are you also working the windswept look now?

LFR, um, wot?

P&D Spring Marathon Thread 2015

Posted: 28/01/2015 at 10:55
I vote for wind and rain. Or wind and snow as it will be by the time I get out there tonight.

Overdone it?

Posted: 28/01/2015 at 10:37
I have a scar on the back of my head from falling off a garage roof.

Mundane thread

Posted: 28/01/2015 at 09:18

Saffy  Hugs for you xxx

Overdone it?

Posted: 28/01/2015 at 07:31
That looks a bit cavernous Lou. Nice work hope they sort you out!

Well done Bob on the long run restraint. Sure the low intensity sessions do a lot of good, and they don't leave you feeling wrecked.

Mace, yowch, that sounds a tough session. I had enough problem clinging to MP last week...

Muddy, I struggle with all the available time slots too, mainly due to peculiar work hours. I was fine on a schedule with two rest days, and when I wasn't having to work two jobs (both of them on a mediocre level currently!) but it's got really tricky this time round. I think you just... do. And in my case accept that often the runs will be out of sequence. I am mainly just holding my breath and hoping not to break when I do an MP run followed the day after by a 14 miler for example.

I'm enjoying a rest week. A mere 55 miles of dossy running

P&D Spring Marathon Thread 2015

Posted: 28/01/2015 at 06:53
Glad it's not just me Fergs!

Ramjet, it's a particularly lovely area of Middlesbrough - not the actual building where I work I am still shuddering a little at the thought of some of your Hanson sessions.

Stewart, that sounds a nice workout

Andrew, good to hear you're on the mend. Take it gently, too easy to launch back in and break again!

RBC, wow, even more impressive as a 40+! I'm sure I've read that most marathon runners do peak in their 40s though, which may be a bit at odds with the 7 year statistic... Who is actually average though anyway?!

Horrendous day at work yesterday. Looking forward to a nice social club run tonight. Enjoying the dossy GA and recovery nature of this week!

Things you want to say but can't

Posted: 27/01/2015 at 22:29
Some information for you, you self-centred, self-important, manipulative critic

1. I am also not well
2. I was counting on some removal of pressure which you have totally scuppered
3. In your selfish decision you have deprived me of one of the things I need to cope
4. Your equally self-important child was on the other side of the argument
5. If you duck out of the session, you also forfeit your right to stick your nose in with parents
6. The world does not revolve around you
7. I am scared of you, because frankly you are also something of a bully

P&D Spring Marathon Thread 2015

Posted: 27/01/2015 at 15:03

We all know that's not true Wenty!  My bimbling equated to a 2:20 odd half - you run a marathon in less than an hour more than that 

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