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MARCO HR/Pace Calculator

Posted: Yesterday at 23:25
It's all about lactate threshold though. Try some threshold runs. You'll be surprised at how long you can keep going at 87%. 92% is another 5% or 10bpm. That's a lot when you think about it. Just walking along the road you're probably already over 50%max.

MARCO HR/Pace Calculator

Posted: Yesterday at 11:31
Have you got a proper max? Maybe you're using HRR?

MARCO HR/Pace Calculator

Posted: Yesterday at 09:14
Yes. A bit of both. I just use the HR as a bit of a warning really. The difference isn't that marked though. Maybe an extra 10-15secs a mile in the last 3miles and 4-5BPM.

MARCO HR/Pace Calculator

Posted: Yesterday at 08:34
I don't see how it would work for a half. I do a 20minute warm up and then run at about 87% of max all the way. Whereas on a marathon in start to see a marked climb in HR after about two hours.

MARCO HR/Pace Calculator

Posted: 27/08/2014 at 11:51
It's trying to take that into consideration.

For me it's suggesting running that last 6miles at HM effort but about 45seconds slower than my HM pace.

At the start it's suggesting I run about 30secs quicker than my LSR but at 4BPM slower. It's round the right ball park though.

How to decide race pace to aim for?

Posted: 26/08/2014 at 22:50
Excellent. That should give you a 75min 10k.

Good luck.

MARCO HR/Pace Calculator

Posted: 25/08/2014 at 18:08
The second half would be at a higher heart rate but a slower pace. The first 3miles is at my maximum LSR HR but a lot quicker than my current LSR pace. I think it's basing your paces on your half marathon time but your HR on your max HR.

The idea is sound. Just needs tweaking for individuals. I don't think I can run at the HR and pace is suggests. So for me maybe I need to look at where I need to focus my training.

MARCO HR/Pace Calculator

Posted: 25/08/2014 at 09:18
That is absolutely superb.

I think I'll try this on my next marathon. The HR and paces pretty much match what I know I run at so it's just a case of slowing right down for the first half and then pushing it at the end. Assuming I've got anything left at the end!


Sub 50min 10k/Sub 1h 50 half marathon

Posted: 23/08/2014 at 19:31
I'm attempting the Yorkshire 3 peaks with a friend. We will cover 25miles. Exactly what proportion will be run remains to be seen.

Sub 50min 10k/Sub 1h 50 half marathon

Posted: 23/08/2014 at 18:51
Good man.

It depends when your week starts I suppose. I ran 16miles last Sunday so coiled with a 10 on Weds, a 7 last night and a 7 this morning that's 40miles. However I'm not running tomorrow. Next Saturday I'll be doing 25miles so will probably limit it to 7 on Wednesday.

All easy or slow at the moment.
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