Race the Machine

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5 Jul
2:52pm, 5 Jul 2022
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The Machines Assistant
Great! Will be good to have you moving through the series.
5 Jul
2:53pm, 5 Jul 2022
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The Machines Assistant
Just had a follow up from John - he hadn't run over a half marathon since 1994 - but since completing all 6 distances in Race The Machine he is now confident to take on a new challenge. He has entered a marathon for his 71st birthday! All of John's times can be viewed here: racethemachine.co.uk
5 Jul
8:21pm, 5 Jul 2022
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Seratonin
I am struggling to get form back after getting covid at Easter. I am now running without the need for walk break and my breathing isn't laboured. But getting in good enough shape for to the 1500 metres as my next race is proving to be tough.
26 Jul
12:16pm, 26 Jul 2022
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minardi
Finally got around to doing my 3km this morning so can now tick off my 2nd distance!
8 Aug
9:50pm, 8 Aug 2022
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Seratonin
I have managed to get my 1500m completed.
Have done a blog on it if you are interested
fetcheveryone.com/blog/37713/2022/8/453701

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Maintained by Seratonin
Been stalked by an advert here on Fetch tonight.
I haven't actually done a proper race for a good 5 years.

I clicked on the link and having given it a quick read, I am kinda interested. The blurb suggests that it is relative to your Riegel score, so it sounds like it is a reasonable target (i.e. acheiveable but a fair challenge)

So a couple of questions:

1) Did anyone do this challenge last year?
2) If so, how were the times you received from the machine? Easy, reasonable, challe...

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