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Moraghan Training - Stevie G

Posted: 26/09/2015 at 20:08

Hi Folks, good to see the usual suspects lurking about here! 

As some may know I've got a broken foot at the moment having been stood on by a large drunken gentleman at the Leeds Festival. It's a month to the day since and have another 4 weeks until I can even attempt putting any force through it.

Shame, as I had run 17:24 in a 5K where it had been as part of a 65 miles week and had done 20 miles 4 days before. Was feeling very fit.

Hey ho, I'll be back and currently eating myself out of shape. My ribs have disappeared and having a poo makes me out of breath! Good times! 

Hope everyone is killing it and fit, I can't read the forum whilst I'm not running it just annoys me, as I want to get involved. 

Matt, hope it's not a full on tear as your were in horrendously good shape!

Having never been injured I'd urge you all to enjoy tomorrow's long run and try not to take it for granted! 

Moraghan Training - Stevie G

Posted: 21/06/2015 at 21:46

Results are in from today's 10K. Not a great one,

It was humid and very windy so expectations were low, also not feeling great and considered binning it off this morning after turning my alarm off and immediately falling asleep.

Got to 5K in 18:05, having battled into the wind for 2K, I knew if I had to run into it again I'd pop and K 6 was straight into a nasty headwind circa 14-16MPH. It is a Cheshire GP race and I was where I should be I  terms of local competitors.

Time of 37:15 was made worse by the course being 10.10K, both my club mates had 6.25 and 6.31 miles on their Garmins - apparently this was an issue last year.

As you can see no PBs or even SBs at the club runner end and everybody is a minute down on PBs. So not only me who had a mare! Not too fussed as it was never an A race and it's part of the process.

Moraghan Training - Stevie G

Posted: 18/06/2015 at 23:28

Me and Dean have earned our F-OFF this week, good and proper.

Not a good idea week after week but I feel I've really pushed on. I'll do a 40min 10K and snap both hamstrings on Sunday now!!

Moraghan Training - Stevie G

Posted: 18/06/2015 at 21:34

Ric backing up my gung ho training! Nice one mate. Can you now explain why I did 4 miles then 8 x 200 tonight?!

I agreed to do the 400s Monday, thinking Tuesday would be a tempo, but it ended up quick. Didn't want to leave my mate doing the 400s on his own so did them anyway.

4.5 miles easy run tonight then joined the group for 8 x 200, kept them casual at 37/38 pace. Then another 2 miles to warm down. I don't do tapering anymore, non of my PB's this year have come off anything more than a 2 days ease down.

Great race Dean, solo track efforts are not enjoyable.

Nice LSR Bus, especially since your feed station was shut down!

Moraghan Training - Stevie G

Posted: 17/06/2015 at 21:54

8 x 400 (2 mins rec) tonight, not easy the day after those mile reps.

7 x 74s, ended with a 72s. Horribly windy again.

Great session Dachs, that's an eye watering session. Over distance at 5K pace!! Crazy.

Moraghan Training - Stevie G

Posted: 16/06/2015 at 21:38

Mile reps for me too SG. 4 x 1 mile (90 seconds)

5:46, 5:45, 5:39, 5:30.

Too many good sessions going on here! Dean and SG standing out.

I've a 10K Sunday - time to level up that PB!

Moraghan Training - Stevie G

Posted: 11/06/2015 at 20:32

At the same meeting as Dean, I managed to run 9:59 for the 3K. Felt awful from 350m so to dig out a sub 10 was a good result. Slow start as I got stuck in a massive pack of girls completely unaware of pacing. 1500 next meeting!

Having a hectic week so a flying visit!

Hope everyone is healthy and getting some good runs in!

Moraghan Training - Stevie G

Posted: 03/06/2015 at 22:27

9.5 miles  - sober.

Moraghan Training - Stevie G

Posted: 02/06/2015 at 23:26

Nice session in the wind Dean, and an interesting one that will hopefully help you with those mid race surges of pace that can sometimes ruin that middle third.

Nice session SG, that sounds like more of a headache on the track, too much number crunching to ensure pace. Good outcome never the less.

RE alcohol, I find when I drink I go mad and get so drunk I'm desperately ill for 2 days. It then takes me a week to feel ok (running wise) again. I just can't manage it now, try to keep up with the lads and end up a jibber mess. I'm worried about going on a stag to the Leeds festival a month before a proposed marathon! I try to stay off the stuff as much as possible but being quite social it's tricky!

Track Tuesday:

20 x 200 off 30 seconds. All in 36 apart from a couple of early 35s. Good stuff. Was nice after feeling half dead on my LSR on Sunday, but a 9.5 last night eased things up a bit. Track race planned a week today! There will be an end of school year Watford road trip in July too!

Moraghan Training - Stevie G

Posted: 28/05/2015 at 21:26

Great 10K Simon, I've always wanted to do the London 10,000. A strong first 5K, not sure what caused the slow down at the end? How long is your long run? For me, I tend to flag if I've neglected long runs.

SG - good 5K and nice to be back below 17min with the dodgy ribs too. We are spoilt for quick 5K races up here, there's literally one every month.

Track Thursday (after a hangover Wednesday in bed) 1 x 1K (2mins), 4 x 400 (90s), 4 x 200 (30s).

1K (3:15), 400s (74, 75, 75, 73), 200s (34, 34, 33, 31). The K felt God awful but my legs livened up for the 200s.

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