RFJ


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Monday 30th May 2016

Posted: 30/05/2016 at 20:09

Blisters great report and Tri-ing too, well done

Loving the long run Ale

Thanks, am really happy with the pace today...

I think we had everything today from the bands in London OH

Take care

Monday 30th May 2016

Posted: 30/05/2016 at 14:04

Race Report Vitality London 10000m

Ok, not the best preparation to a race is running a 4:41 marathon on the Saturday 2 days before a fast and flat 10k....

Did an easy warm up after buying some throat sweets as my throat had gone from the cheering on Sat... legs weere a tad heavy and so I said to my self and to Mr Parkrun Mr Paul SH on the start line that 42:30 would be good....

Mile 1 - 6:43, very congested and no space, and flat as is nothing there and being passed a lot didnt help.

Mile 2 - 6:31 Thought I was having garmin issues, as was still being overtaken and didnt feel like 6:31...

Mile 3 - 6:31 Okay so maybe its not the garmin (milli seconds quicker) the overtaking has stopped and I am strting to take a few myself inc 1 club lady

Mile 4 - 6:29 Its not the garmin, as I am feeling stronger (however garmin does register long on this course) 20:53 for 5k (3.18m)

Mile 5 - 6:25 afterburners are on and loving it, no effects from Saturday now and fully up to race pace, take another club mate and looking forwards to seeing Nelsons Coloum again

Mile 6 - 6:22 Oh yes, I like this, as we speed down HorseGurads and Birdcage walk (would love to run that fast at the end of the VLM)

.35m - 2.12 Last bit and round the corner to finish in front of the Queens Residence

Chuffed to have delivered a 41:15 on the garmin (the extra .14 will be a garmin issue with buildings etc) Happy

Take care

Sunday 29th May 2016

Posted: 29/05/2016 at 21:24

Great report and well done LMH (I have been in that position a few times, not nice - Inc VLM last year)

OH well done on your 10k too

Good mileage Ollie

A total rest day today, ready to wreck my legs tomorrow at the Vitality 10000 in London as I have a club place... should be interesting after yesterday... (only solice is I wasn;'t racing yesterday)

Take care

Saturday 28th May 2016

Posted: 28/05/2016 at 20:00

Thud at LMH 110 miles well done

Great day at KRR Marathon, going the wrong way round 21 laps cheering peeps on, totally awesome day and then the organisers treated me to an upside down bespoke medal about 4:40 but well off the racing line and 27:4m but fun was had... a tad tired and sore throat and hands

Take care

 

Friday 27th May 2016

Posted: 27/05/2016 at 19:53

Evening all,

easy 3.75m

Marathon tomorrow, no doubt will be anything between 4:15 and 5:00 (not worried about time) should be fun but warm...

Great to see you posting Pammie

Take care

Wednesday 25th May 2016

Posted: 25/05/2016 at 18:43

Eveing all

Dustin - I like your killer session (glad that I am not doing them)
Ale - you amaze me keeping on the streak along with Ollie, well done

Jnr came off the bench tonight, said he was going to the track and didnt so I offered to take him on my 5k loop to get him out... and he did... followed that up with 5 x 100m strides

Easy week as have Kent Road Runner Marathon on Sat.

Take care

Tuesday 24th May 2016

Posted: 24/05/2016 at 18:54

Great pics OH and smiling
Rest day for me, easy 3.66m yesterday

Went back to see the Hand specialist yesterday following procedure, it didnt work, so booked in for full surgry on 15th Jun, so will have to take a break....

Take care

 

Sunday 22nd May 2016

Posted: 22/05/2016 at 19:04

Well done yesterday Emzap and even better today with the PB, well done

Don, well done on the 7m, that's a good increase in entrants.

Weight is the bain of my life, need to lose more to get quicker, but my main issue is stress, when stressed I eat more.... need to learn....

double run day for me today, 8m very easy this morning (8:58mm) and then 6m progressive tonight at 7.38mm

Take care

Saturday 21st May 2016

Posted: 21/05/2016 at 18:57

Naughty boy Ale

Well done OH

Parkrun this morning at Andover, not the best for me, but the conditions were not great, 10/300 an attendance record at Andover, plus I was first V45 20:38.

plus 2 x 1.75m in the guise of a warm up and cool down.

Been working most the day, but have been able to watch / listen to the cricket as I did..

Take care all

Thursday 19th may 2016

Posted: 19/05/2016 at 22:43

Evening all

busy, busy busy

Glad Ops seems to have gone well Ale

Well done on day 3 OH, sounds hard

6.25m for me which consisted of fartlecks, mostly around 800m, but with a couple of shorter ones.

Take care

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