How important is a pre-half 10k for pacing?

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Jan 2016
10:34am, 28 Jan 2016
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Daz Love
I agree that a longer run would be more beneficial.

I see 10k as a speedy workout that I'm pushing most of the way, a half dare I say is more enjoyable from a point that up its more controlled! It's normally to later that I am really digging in! Maybe I'm being conservative at the start!!
Jul 2016
11:03am, 20 Jul 2016
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Hey, what happened to that HM, Fat Tulip? Looking at your training, I'm guessing you might have been injured?
Feb 2017
2:35pm, 3 Feb 2017
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Fat Tulip
Just seen this reply! I've been injured for over a year now, so missed out on all racing last year. :(
Feb 2017
2:37pm, 3 Feb 2017
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Personally - I use 10 miles as a sort of a benchmark type distance for pacing a half.

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