Friday, 2 October 2009
LONDON MARATHON 2010, I MAKE THE GRADE!
I will soon be consulting with Barry Magee on when to start my Marathon build up after getting my London Marathon acceptance. Exciting times ahead!
TRAINING FOR THE WEEK
Long steady run with Tess over the big sandhills and through the pinewoods, very windy! =2.16
Easy run with Niz along the velvet trail
5k tempo run [road] 3.11 miles at 10.0 mph av, 6.00 min per mile pace, this was 8 sec per mile slower than my best time just before the London marathon in April. 18.39, total with warm up/cooldown
Long easy run over the big sand dunes , inc running drills, felt very tired, =1.38
6 mile tempo run on the Clieves hill circuit, 1min 6 sec faster than last month [ felt quite strong] 6.17 p, 9.5 mph av, 37.44, total time = 1.17
Easy fartlek session on the sandhill 6 course.
30 sec-1 min-2 min-3 min-3 min - 2 min - 1 min - 30 sec with = recovery