Monthly Archives: June 2012

Anatomy of a long run

Yesterday’s run was always going to be a disaster – it was just a matter of degree. It was the last of my three long runs before the Gold Coast Marathon in two weeks. So far they’d gone from bad … Continue reading

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Big Hairy Audacious Goals

Last week I ran a 3000m Time Trial around a local lake, and lowered my PB from 11:07 to 10:45. I started playing around with the McMillan Running Calculator to see how this fared against my 5km time of 18:11 … Continue reading

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Building run speed, fast!

Only four weeks to the Gold Coast Half Marathon, and I’ve got some serious confidence issues. My PB is 1:28:10 set last year, and I want to go under that. Last year I was on track for 1:24ish (4min/km pace), … Continue reading

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Race Plans though to early 2013

I’ve planned out the rest of my race year, through to my key race – the Tararua Mountain Race in March 2013. In fact it’s the Tararua Mountain Race which has forced me to start planning. I’m fairly apprehensive about … Continue reading

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