3k - an awkward distance at the best of times

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Jul 2012
2:26pm, 20 Jul 2012
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Frobester
Last night I took part in a 3k relay race in Stevenage. My legs hurt, and lungs hurt, and the rest of me just felt like it was an unwilling passenger. On the assumption I'm going to do it again next year, because I really should beat 13.05, can anyone give me advice as to how I get better at it? Drills, drills and more drills?
Jul 2012
2:50pm, 20 Jul 2012
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sarah1
Ha Ha I did the the 3k Fairlands too... Fantastic fun :) .... That Hill bit nearly killed me off last year,I paced it a bit better this year !
Jul 2012
3:46pm, 20 Jul 2012
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tom_craggs
Clearly drills are important for all runners, regardless of distance but also training at the right intensity. Do you do many intervals at 800m-3km pace?

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