Posted: Yesterday at 15:10
Hey, sorry to jump in so late in the thread. Been keeping an eye on this thread and looking for some advice if poss.
Following P&D for the first time, the 18/55 plan starting the 2nd mesocycle this week (officially been on it for 8 weeks but have repeated some weeks due to holidays etc) and have two main thoughts atm ....
1) Struggling to do the long runs with the marathon pace parts. I've actually resorted to just doing my long runs at my easy pace in order to complete the distance as the times I've tried with MP in I've ended up crashing. Hopefully will add some MP action in again soon.
2) The lack of intervals so far I think has impacted my HM time and this is making me nervous. I can see they come in later on but a practice HM I did at the weekend was a whopping 7 mins slower than my PB.
I've done two marathons, PB 3:56:40 (april15) and many HM, PB 1:42:20 (feb15). Next marathon is Dublin (Oct15) for which I am targeting anything sub my PB, at this point I am looking for advise/reassurance from you more experienced P&D people.