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Are you aiming for a sub 60 10k?

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5 Jan
12:11pm, 5 Jan 2020
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GimmeMedals
I'm about 30 minutes off achieving this atm; let's see how near I can get by the end of the year!
5 Jan
3:24pm, 5 Jan 2020
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Toks
My current time is now 80 mins and I use to do 65 consistently but far away from that, but will go back to working on it
8 Jan
10:04pm, 8 Jan 2020
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FreshStart
This is one of my longer-term goals for 2020. I've got a long way to go before I get near the hour mark run
11 Jan
8:00am, 11 Jan 2020
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JustCommando!
Big stretch goal for me too, first is 50 (where's the percent on this thing) wava (so 31:4x parkrun) then 30min parkrun. At about 32:30 parkrun at the mo!
11 Jan
8:37am, 11 Jan 2020
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Dvorak
I've got sub 29 at parkrun so hopefully soon (if i don't fall apart). Although i have to find an actual race! Next planned is a hilly 12.5 km - doubt if I'll hit sub 60 anywhere in that.
11 Jan
9:02am, 11 Jan 2020
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GimmeMedals
You are close to achieving it this year, Dvorak and JC 😃
12 Feb
3:13pm, 12 Feb 2020
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sparklecloud
This is a big aim of mine. I don't think there's any chance of it happening this year (current PB 1:09:13; managed a 28:42 5k once but currently more like 31ish) but I'd love to achieve it by the end of 2021. We'll see!
12 Feb
3:47pm, 12 Feb 2020
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Dvorak
Hi sparklecloud, I think you'll get there, quite possibly sooner than you think. Had a look at your training, couple of long ones - your half training? And a fair bit of walking. If all goes well at Inverness and after, looking good for a solid 10K pb in April.

To be nosy, big jump in mileage! Is that right, or were you not logging everything before?

I ran 30:20 from the line in a ridiculously hilly parkrun on Saturday (146m of climb, according to FE. Maybe actually a wee bit less.). My above mentioned hilly race is this Sunday, in probably howling weather. Then to find something flat, I think. It will be a relief.
12 Feb
4:12pm, 12 Feb 2020
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The Scribbler
Declaring myself in this group. Not sure when or how this will happen, but I'd like to give it a go and training for 2 half marathons in 2020 might make it feasible.

I have run sub 60 in my early running days, but not for a long time. Currently struggling to break 30 mins at parkrun.
12 Feb
4:48pm, 12 Feb 2020
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GimmeMedals
It's great to see this thread alive again. Welcome to sparkle cloud :)
I'm just sub 40 at 5k atm but hoping to make a significant dent in that this year so I'd like to be 1:05 for 10k by the end of the year and sub 60 will be next year's target.

About This Thread

Maintained by GimmeMedals
I'm ever hopeful that once again I will get a sub 60 minute 10k - that's about 9:35mm.

A training plan:
Run a bit
Run a bit further
Run a bit faster

A few potential PB races:

January: Cleethorpes (1st), Stubbington
February: Southport Mad Dog
March: Exbury Gardens, Skegness
April - Lincoln, Moreton Fire Service College, Balfron
May: Dumbarton, Women's 10k
June: Vale of Leven, Woodhall Spa, Kirkintilloch
July: Worcester Pitchcroft, Musselburgh, Laxton

August: Birchwood

September: Glasgow, Wetherby, Stratford, London Pride, Stirling, Swansea Bay, Preston, West Pinchbeck, Fleetwood, Trafford
October - Southend, Bournmouth
November - Billericay, Conductive Education @ Edgbaston, Windmill, Leeds Abbey Dash, Regents Park, Wesham, Market Rasen
December: Bolsover

Bex66 - 1:05
Chramies - 1:00:44
Claireruns - 1:05
*collettedeann - 1:02:32
Cyclops - 58:00 medal
DaveO - 53:38 medal
Dvorak - has been there before (54:12) 1:00:36
Fragile - 1:00:59
geordiegirl - has been there before,
*GimmeMedals - has been there before but not for years
GlennR - 1:00:08
GregP -

HellsBells - has been there before, starting from 1:06
Jambomo - 1:06:03
*kaiser - 1:05:47
J82 -

JustCommando - 1:01:50
*Kimbles - 1:03
Labwalker - 1:00:26
leaguefreak - 1:02:30

MissChappo - 1:00:00
Nicholas -

Night-Owl -

Not so lazy toad - 1:13

princesszee - 1:00:47
ReturnoftheJuddi - 1:00:09
*Rosehip - 1:00:21
Sallykate - 1:02:30
SarahWoo - 1:04:48
Serendipily -

soozie - 1:07:31
Spally - 1:02:07
sparklecloud - 1:09:13
SusiesueH - 1:08:17
Toks - 1:04:11
totalbeginner - 1:12:13
Turtlemania - 1:03:32
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