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by Spindash » Sun Sep 09, 2018 12:54 pm

Salford 10k this morning. 39:36 and took 20 seconds off my PB. :mrgreen:

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by poshrule_uk » Sun Sep 09, 2018 7:52 pm

Spindash wrote:Salford 10k this morning. 39:36 and took 20 seconds off my PB. :mrgreen:


Bloody well done.

I ran the Greater Cambridge 10k today in 45:21 which in itself is a PB but the course was 160 meters too long and I really wanted to run sub 45. My Strava has me at 10k running 44:41 but it's really wound me up.

I guess it's still a PB.

They had subsidence on the track and ended up having to change the course and go Garmin distance instead, not sure what that means other than bring 160 meters too long.

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PostRe: The Running Thread
by mcjihge2 » Sat Sep 15, 2018 3:41 pm

Today I took my consecutive parkrun tourism run at a different venue streak to 20.

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PostRe: The Running Thread
by Spindash » Mon Sep 17, 2018 1:29 pm

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Just an average pace of 4:38 per mile...

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PostRe: The Running Thread
by mcjihge2 » Sun Sep 23, 2018 4:41 pm

Got my 10k official PB today, 49:32.

Ran for bloodwise charity, the t-shirts look pretty cool.

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PostRe: The Running Thread
by Avon » Sun Sep 30, 2018 5:24 pm

Well that didn’t go to plan.

Collapsed 100 Miles into Spartathlon (153 mile ultra in Greece) at the Mountain Base Checkpoint, was put on an IV drip and then pulled from the race by the medics.

It was pretty grim conditions with a Cyclone hitting the course causing torrential rain.

Feeling a bit sorry for myself today. Got one more ultra in a few weeks (Thames Trot) which I will aim to plod through and then looking to take a nice long break from ultra events.

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by satriales » Sun Sep 30, 2018 6:09 pm

Avon wrote:Well that didn’t go to plan.

Collapsed 100 Miles into Spartathlon (153 mile ultra in Greece) at the Mountain Base Checkpoint, was put on an IV drip and then pulled from the race by the medics.

It was pretty grim conditions with a Cyclone hitting the course causing torrential rain.

Feeling a bit sorry for myself today. Got one more ultra in a few weeks (Thames Trot) which I will aim to plod through and then looking to take a nice long break from ultra events.

Ah that sounds pretty horrible, but at least you're okay. I had a quick look at the results page last night but couldn't see you on there and just assumed the site hadn't updated.

My training for the Thames Trot isn't quite going to plan. I haven't been building the distance up quick enough (keep getting niggling pain in feet and knees) and the race has suddenly crept up on me. Got a 20 mile run in today but even at a slow pace it was tough.

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PostRe: The Running Thread
by mcjihge2 » Sat Oct 06, 2018 12:29 pm

Managed to get around to do Platt Fields park parkrun. I beat my four an a half year record time too. Ive also now done all the Manchester parkruns within the M60.

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PostRe: The Running Thread
by Avon » Fri Oct 12, 2018 1:40 pm

satriales wrote:
Avon wrote:Well that didn’t go to plan.

Collapsed 100 Miles into Spartathlon (153 mile ultra in Greece) at the Mountain Base Checkpoint, was put on an IV drip and then pulled from the race by the medics.

It was pretty grim conditions with a Cyclone hitting the course causing torrential rain.

Feeling a bit sorry for myself today. Got one more ultra in a few weeks (Thames Trot) which I will aim to plod through and then looking to take a nice long break from ultra events.

Ah that sounds pretty horrible, but at least you're okay. I had a quick look at the results page last night but couldn't see you on there and just assumed the site hadn't updated.

My training for the Thames Trot isn't quite going to plan. I haven't been building the distance up quick enough (keep getting niggling pain in feet and knees) and the race has suddenly crept up on me. Got a 20 mile run in today but even at a slow pace it was tough.


Satrialies, just pulled out of the Thames Trot. Only just recovered from illness and now my body seems to be a bit broken.. have deferred until next year.

After running (on average) a marathon or an ultramarathon every month for the past 10 years I think I need a rest!

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PostRe: The Running Thread
by Curls » Fri Oct 12, 2018 8:12 pm

mcjihge2 wrote:Managed to get around to do Platt Fields park parkrun. I beat my four an a half year record time too. Ive also now done all the Manchester parkruns within the M60.

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I wouldn't go running on busy roads mate. That's quite dangerous.

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PostRe: The Running Thread
by poshrule_uk » Sun Oct 14, 2018 7:24 am

First ever half at Peterborough today

Wish me luck

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PostRe: The Running Thread
by Spindash » Sun Oct 14, 2018 2:45 pm

poshrule_uk wrote:First ever half at Peterborough today

Wish me luck


I would wish you good luck, but you'll have finished by now... how did you get on?

Had a half marathon of my own this morning - Manchester (which actually takes place entirely in Trafford). New PB of 1:27:08. :msgreen:

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PostRe: The Running Thread
by poshrule_uk » Sun Oct 14, 2018 8:09 pm

Spindash wrote:
poshrule_uk wrote:First ever half at Peterborough today

Wish me luck


I would wish you good luck, but you'll have finished by now... how did you get on?

Had a half marathon of my own this morning - Manchester (which actually takes place entirely in Trafford). New PB of 1:27:08. :msgreen:


1:48:36 Ran the second half faster so it went perfectly to plan, apart from the all day rain!

Absolutely buzzing at the moment, feel like a champion!

Well done on your PB


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