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First sub 21 minute 5k today
I tried to reach a goal I'd posted in a reply to Jeff where I mentioned: 'Next stop 6:45 minute mile average in a 5k.' I thought after running 12.5 miles Sunday, I'd be in shape to do what I posted. ...
by Steve_Farmer_Jr
Re: How to race 5k?
Sorry about the way that post turned out. This should be easier to read :-) End Of km # Feeling: 1 - I usually switch from 3/3 breathing to 2/2 between here and 1400m. It's my way of forcing myself ...
by skylover25
Re: Short Race Report- Lou Cox 5k
Wow Troy, CONGRATS!!!! I've been waiting for this post for a while! Way to do it in style, too - you really smashed through the barrier. Looking at your splits, it would appear you went out too fast ...
by moshulu
Re: New (overweight) treadmiller questions
Frankly I consider a 10 minute pace good even on flat ground. It would be a good training goal. However don't worry if you have a difficult time getting there until after you loose your excess ...
by wormhole_07
Short race and training summary.
... ed half-point in 1:33.30. After that I had to slow down a bit, but I still was a minute ahead of my goal time at 37km. Last 5km was lousy. My legs were dead and I ...
by jillsandr
This forum is great!
I just wanted to say hi and to say that this forum is really great. I'm running for 6 years now with some small brakes during winter and summer. I run 5 to 6km, three times per week. I've just ...
by qube
Re: Preparing for the Cleveland Marathon. Anyone know the course
Kieth, My goal is to run a Boston Qualifying time of 3:10. I haven't made up my mind which spring marathon I am going to do. I live in Columbus, Ohio. There are a few I am deciding between. ...
by pickles_mummy
And the Old Man Died
The old man poked his head out the front door to be sure that the coast was clear. He was about to do something drastic, and he preferred to have no witnesses. Perhaps, he was a little embarrassed ...
by skylover25
Re: Barrier vs mark
... at's an interesting analysis, charlie. i never thought of it like that. i usually think in terms of goals. e.g. my next goal is to run a sub 5:00 mile. but i guess you are right about barriers. it's ...
by garynolan
Re: Marathon time prediction tool
I think the way it's supposed to work is that it may help confirm or deny whether your marathon goal is reasonable... So if you are shooting for 3.00 in a marathon, then you should try and run the ...
by Europan
Race Report: Chicago Marathon with the photo I was waiting for
... :30am Finishers: 31,107 With an injury I planned to walk the whole marathon with the 6:00 group. My goal was to finish right before 6:00 showed up on the time clock and since it took me 19:43 to ...
by Baradaf
Cyclist switching to running - needs advice
I bike fairly regularly and consider myself in quite good shape. I'm getting bored with cycling, and the traffic where I live is worse and worse as time goes by, making it unappealing unless I want ...
by Alexosar
Re: My first race report - longer than the race itself :-)
... a race than you do your training runs, eh? I ended up running my first 5km 5 minutes faster than my goal time. Shocking, but it was a flat course. It must ...
by terapsnips
Belated Chicago Race Report (oops - a bit long...)
Chicago ....It's my kind of town! Definitely a good news/bad news sort of a race. First, a selected good news bit: I ran my first ever negative split - by 12 minutes! So, we got to Chicago on ...
by Jim Davis
Re: Controlling Your State of Mind
... and run probably 100m. It allows me to collect my thoughts, focus out the pain, and re-visualize my goal. The only ...
by Newtron_Flux
Race Report: Amy Thompson 8K, Kansas City MO
... ince the marathon a month ago. I figured coming in somewhere under 40 minutes would be a reasonable goal. The course is mostly flat with a couple of rolling hills, ...
by TerraScoulio
Re: Beginner to run 5 miles
slowing down a bit helps a lot. also had pains the first week, but were gone the next. Maybe you can use http://www.sportscoach.com.au/runcoach.html to make a training program for you? my program: ...
by RayRC
Cleveland marathon report (long)
... atulations on qualifying for Boston. You must be well and truly chuffed. Sorry you didn't make your goal time but on the other hand... you qualified for Boston! John London, ...
by Europan
Re: Race Report - Wendys Strawberry Run 5k
Thanks, Daniel! I suppose that my new 5k goal should be 'sub-17:30'. Boy, it feels good to say that! ;-) I was beginning to worry that sub-18 would never come....
by Thumper
Re: Shooting Pains Below Calf
Oh yes there are races in Ottawa in March... even in December and January :>) It keeps us masochists happy. The run is the St. Patrick's Day 5K/10K. Contact any Running Room for registration or ...
by stevo_jimmy
Race Report: Burlington Marathon - another view (and long, too)
... eason why I quoted the above paragraph, is it must be nice not to have to work so hard to meet your goal (and ...
by dfghdfbffd
Re: Active Release Techniques?
Troy, I've had that done 3 times on my calves (gastroc and soleus mainly) and shins (tibialis anterior), as well as on thigh muscles (all three vastus muscles) and hip flexors, but not the hams. It ...
by Verushca
Re: Speed work
If your goal is to run a sub-5:00 mile, then you have a bit of training ahead of you. Firstly, more that anything else it is important for you to get back into regular running. If you start training ...
by jillsandr
Tighten the skin
Hey all, I've been running on and off for the past three years and have lost pretty much all the weight I want to.(I'm 155pd male) The only problem is I'm still a bit flabby on the stomach and other ...
by Thumper
Newbie needs advice on running, weights and diet!
Hi all I just started running recently, trying to do a mile 4 times a week. I took up running for fitness, fat loss and to help me quit smoking. Anyway I'm trying to lose fat and so I've been trying ...
by questioner
Re: Race Report: Chicago Marathon
You were lucky there. I was getting ready to take a picture of me in front of the video screen then it started showing something else. What a drag. From your splits, It looks like you did just fine. ...
by duck168
Goals For Tomorrows Half
I want to type out my race goals and strategy for the half marathon tomorrow, I guess more for myself than others, but perhaps some are interested: My tapering went as follows: Last Few Weeks: Feb 5 ...
by Calibre
Re: Treadmill vs. road running comparision
If treadmills are a useless a you say, then using your logic, how was Janis Klecker able to win the US Olympic Marathon Trials and have a respectable finish in the Olympics by training mostly on a ...
by Jim Davis
Race Report - 4-miler
... nd gusting up to 50 km/h with approaching snowsqualls (none on ground yet). Goal: my somewhat lofty goal was a sub-24:00 run, which would break my old 5k record (18:53) by a large chunk, as well as ...
by mathman
Race Report - Confederation Park 8k
I just ran what I believe to be the best race since I started running.I think this is the beginning of the payoff for my new training methods, quite frankly. If it isn't, there's certainly no harm ...
by salafanil
Durham, NH Homecoming 5K Race Report.
My first race report since traveling around the US all summer. Back to reality running in the north east (more on that in a bit). Anyway: Location: Durham, NH USA Race: Homecoming 5K I am also an ...
by Europan
How Do You Run?
... lot of runners are dealing with the vast and empty months of winter that lay sprawled ahead with no goals or motivation ahead, wondering how they are going to combat the reduced endorphin induced ...
by Denise

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