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BUPA London 10,000

Mon May 25 2009 Listed by Dave B
134 Entrants Club PB SB Pred Time WAVA
1step2far Will prob 'end up' walking this one... still have arm in cast and knee is 'odd' (medical description) but persuaded my house mate ot do it so I have to try! Unaffiliated 1:00:00 1:04:13 1:12:03 42.10
aitchmac part of Edinburgh Marathon training plan. Just got over cold, and also have a tight hamstring so took it really easy. Was surprised to see average pace below 9min / mile as was really running easy and withing myself Stubbington Green Runners 55:36 56:29 55:00 56:29 53.19
Almostapb St. Albans Striders 42:36 44:36 44:36 65.17
Almostbarefoot Stragglers 47:51 49:17 48:00 49:17 61.48
aothen Greenwich Tritons 44:00 44:00 45:00 44:00 61.53
Argie yeah PB! and it was fantastically organised and managed. Marshall's were very efficient and (I guess) the odd fetchie was amongst them.
East Essex Triathlon Club, Halesowen Triathlon 44:05 46:41 47:22 46:41 57.57
bagapeas Unaffiliated 45:35 45:40 50:00 45:50 59.35
bagelFS I'm quite scared by the thought of a 10K, not sure how this will go. Unaffiliated 44:43 0.00
bakercow Unaffiliated 58:00 58:00 58:00 0.00
beffrey Started too far back so slowed by traffic for the km and was unable to make up the time. Unaffiliated 38:02 38:02 39:57 66.88
beula24 Unaffiliated 1:00:00 1:00:00 1:10:00 1:00:00 50.56
Big Scone I'm looking forward to this. Just like the London Marathon, but without the wall. Victoria Park Harriers & Tower Hamlets AC 36:02 36:02 39:00 36:02 74.14
BigEvilC Unaffiliated 40:47 42:57 42:59 42:57 67.12
boswandeling Unaffiliated 56:00 0.00
bozzer Unaffiliated 45:47 47:11 48:30 47:11 60.61
bundleboy Unaffiliated 42:01 49:01 49:01 54.59
Buttercup Wouldn't mind breaking my pb....!! Think it depends how busy the course is.
......(after the race)....
Great race! Lovely organisation, but spending all of the day before stripping wallpaper is not great race preparation. 30 secs or so outside my pb, bit annoyed but I'll just have to beat it another time! Unaffiliated 45:12 46:51 47:00 47:17 64.44
Cando Unaffiliated 42:16 42:16 42:41 67.00
Capucine Dulwich Runners AC 43:54 52:57 52:57 57.35
carolinef21 Unaffiliated 51:45 1:02:16 0.00
catcat London City Runners 53:29 1:02:00 1:04:00 42.73
catellington Unaffiliated 1:10:00 0.00
Cheeseman75 Unaffiliated 44:40 44:40 45:00 47:00 57.04
cityrunner London FrontRunners 47:50 49:27 50:00 49:31 58.70
Clatters NO training for 4 weeks before-hand, plus 4 days in bed with man-flu, yet I still got out and out in a 46 minute run.  Chuffed with myself, even if a bit stupid !! Unaffiliated 44:02 46:13 48:00 46:43 59.32
comfortablynumb Warm race Unaffiliated 1:04:57 1:11:27 1:11:27 45.49
Crazygang Unaffiliated 55:45 55:45 55:00 0.00
curlygirly really looking forward to this one. its u and me this time dick!!
update- loved it!!!( mind u garmin had it at 6.4?? )and 31st lady home-not bad for an oldie! Springfield Striders RC 39:26 42:10 45:00 42:10 72.96
Dalya Dorking & Mole Valley AC 1:00:01 1:11:45 0.00
Darth Vader Royston Runners 41:17 43:00 47:00 43:24 67.52
DawnieRuns Unaffiliated 46:00 46:00 50:00 60.67
Debbie78 Unaffiliated 52:48 52:48 54:49 55.34
Dick! Unaffiliated 44:56 44:56 44:56 64.16
DIY Diva Through 5k in 26:28.  Some form returning :-) Ranelagh Harriers, Vets AC 45:57 49:16 53:25 60.20
dizzyrunner Unaffiliated 1:11:00 1:11:00 1:11:00 45.26
DomStevens UKnetrunner 47:32 48:05 47:00 50:52 52.61
FaeryImp Unaffiliated 59:16 1:01:46 1:01:46 52.06
Fast&Furious Official time - was 5th in M45 age group and 42 overall Woking AC 36:29 36:29 37:00 36:29 79.02
Fitguy Caught the 6.34am train up, meeting Nick at Faversham. It was perfect conditions for this well organised race through London's landmarks, and we were in the Red A pen, so a bit nervous about getting in the way of the really fast runners! Cloudy but not cols & only light wind. Nick & I went off well &  he was only 20secs back at 5k. 
I kept up a fast pace throughout & felt the pain for the last 2 k, but beat the 42 minutes mark (as instructed by Flo) finishing in a new PB of 41'54 - and I was amazed to see I was 1st in the Unaffiliated 41:54 41:54 43:00 41:54 78.28
FitterStu Ran well for first 7K and then started to struggle.  Still a PB, but may have been worse actual performance than Edinburgh, 3 weeks before.  It is possible that standing, jumping and drinking in pub watching Rangers win the league on the afternoon before may have caused some extra fatigue.

The course was excellent and was really well organised.  Good atmosphere and the weather got it just about right. Unaffiliated 49:11 52:54 1:02:00 1:03:31 44.67
Footpad It cannot possibly rain anymore than last year! Was my fave 10K of last year tho :-)

Another new shiny PB!! Oh and I went through 5 miles faster than 2 weeks ago so I can do that quicker too! Was a great run. Race very well organised. Route is magic especially through Ledenhall Market, past St Pauls, Mansion House.... totally PB-Tastic! Official time 3 secs quicker than Garmin!

Saw One Ronaldo, Ragged Sporran, DIYDiva, BCRB and Gymfreak. Was a good day to be running... no monsoon rain, sun stayed hidden behind light cloud... :-) Unaffiliated 49:30 49:39 49:59 49:39 57.60
franceeeee Muggy and dusty in the big smoke... Unaffiliated 47:17 48:16 49:03 62.48
Garfield First 10k in almost 10 years...last one was Frimley 10k in Oct 1999...where I did 1:03:52 or thereabouts.  I would like under an hour if possible!  See race report in blog.  Sub 1 was out when I temporarily destroyed knee in February after the snow went away and couldn't run for 2 months. FERC 56:20 1:03:18 1:00:00 1:03:18 50.80
GemSharpe Unaffiliated 48:55 53:18 55:00 53:18 56.91
Ghengis Redhill Distict Royal Mail AC, Striders of Croydon AC 41:35 48:41 48:55 57.55
Ginger Chicken My Garmin says I did 10km in 39m30s. The only thing is that the finish line was still 200m away at that point. No excuses - still a good, fast time and if I lose a bit more weight I'll be flying. I have a month until my club 10km race. Wimbledon Windmilers 39:14 39:47 39:30 40:06 66.85
gingergrumps Unaffiliated 50:14 53:30 53:30 50.11
gjc Just had to pull out of the London marathon due to acute pancreatitis so not looking for a PB. Just easing back in! Unaffiliated 45:28 46:30 55:00 48:30 59.93
grahamk345 UKnetrunner 39:13 41:38 47:00 44:31 60.04
Gymfreak Datchet Dashers 42:25 45:47 48:26 62.63
Hawky5 Unaffiliated 55:17 58:23 59:47 53.79
Imogen Perfect conditions - not too hot or sunny, few drops of rain early on. I had a cold and wasn't feeling great, had to slow down at 7k, but really enjoyed the crowds, the music and the scenery. Great goody bag too! Unaffiliated 56:06 56:06 56:06 54.21
Ivi Juuuuhuuu :-) 

the start was too slow, too many people.... I would like to run the race in 58 minutes next year ;-) Unaffiliated 1:02:49 1:02:49 1:10:00 1:02:49 48.29
JamRuns Unaffiliated 58:55 0.00
joehappe Orion Harriers 37:21 40:27 40:27 68.04
John66 Barnes Runners 58:44 59:14 59:59 1:09:33 40.79
julian hoare Unaffiliated 40:19 40:19 41:28 65.60
Jumpinglilac Unaffiliated 1:02:08 1:02:38 1:05:00 1:02:38 51.80
K8.T Unaffiliated 43:26 43:26 45:45 69.17
kat101 Unaffiliated 55:00 0.00
katemint Ranelagh Harriers 50:17 50:33 50:33 60.86
kaybear Going to work hard for a PB on this one Wimbledon Windmilers 52:27 53:47 52:00 53:47 57.74
kaysdee Not racing it as Edinburgh marathon on Sunday.
Really hard to slow down in a race! Heaton Harriers & AC 39:45 45:34 49:00 48:21 62.81
kdp Very crowded run Hillingdon AC 56:55 1:02:17 54:00 1:02:17 45.92
LimpFigRoll Had to stop after 2K for a wee! All that free lucozade caught up with me :) A lesson learned as the queue for the loos were 5 or 6 mins Unaffiliated 1:08:35 1:08:35 1:08:35 40.72
LorLor Orpington Road Runners 1:00:01 1:00:01 59:00 1:00:01 50.67
Lucretia Unaffiliated 1:07:41 1:09:19 1:09:19 46.01
lxr 1st 10k race Unaffiliated 1:09:00 1:09:00 1:15:00 1:09:00 44.16
MAT68 Unaffiliated 55:41 55:41 59:59 1:00:59 45.80
Max71 Serpentine RC 57:02 1:01:36 1:08:00 45.24
Mildred Newport & District RC 54:34 54:34 54:34 56.38
monkey harris Unaffiliated 49:07 53:08 53:08 52.16
morebeer Tadworth AC 44:46 48:49 55:00 54:44 49.97
Mr. K. Not bad esp after Wokingham Half. Must be in with a shout of fastest NUN - 1st time in full fancy dress for a 10 Km - bring on the habbit jokes!!! Cove Joggers, Windle Valley Runners 43:36 45:14 48:19 57.36
Mrbanners Castle Point Joggers 45:46 57:03 1:00:00 57:03 46.99
Mrs GT Bedford Harriers AC 57:17 58:37 58:37 54.40
mrs womble first race post itbs Unaffiliated 1:03:07 1:03:07 1:03:07 48.18
mrsbadi Unaffiliated 57:11 57:11 59:55 0.00
nachozx Unaffiliated 0.00
nick_evans Updated with official time. I managed to take just under a minute off my previous personal best despite an unscheduled toilet break at 2km on the Embankment. Unaffiliated 42:25 42:25 40:00 42:25 63.03
NLeather Unaffiliated 44:01 48:37 48:45 56.10
oceanspirit I am really pleased with my time. I knew I wasn't going to do better than a PB. My goal was to get around without the my hamstring stopping me. And I achieved my goal! My hamstring was alright all the way round the course. The one and only time I actually felt any little niggle was doing a 90degree turn towards the horse guards after the 9k mark. 

The weather was much better this year which made the course much more enjoyable. I loved coming around to the corner to see St. Pauls Cathedral. Loved running up towards trafalgar square. Loved running down the Mall. Loved starting at Buckingham Palace. Unaffiliated 1:00:53 1:00:53 1:09:50 43.44
oneronaldo Well pleased another Pb. Sixth in age group. Bearbrook Joggers RC 46:39 47:39 47:59 47:39 71.46
Owie Unaffiliated 48:25 48:25 1:10:00 48:25 0.00
Peteb69 100 Marathon Club, Serpentine RC 38:06 40:46 41:49 65.81
pirate anything under 45mins for me Unaffiliated 39:26 44:13 45:00 44:13 65.73
PJK Over optimistic prediction so soon after the Halstead marathon.Realistically though, a good run for the first 10k this year. looking forward to some good 10k training, hopefully new P.B. on the cards at either southend classic or chelmsford later this year. Spitfire Running Club 38:19 39:59 38:00 40:28 66.90
Pneu Pfleet Feet Running Club 42:05 44:21 44:21 62.49
Porthos Not bad considering the lack of training and the toilet stop !! .. will be better in 2010 Hailsham Harriers 56:33 56:33 1:04:06 45.72
pschof1802 Unaffiliated 53:26 57:08 57:08 55.38
Puffing Billy Unaffiliated 49:24 50:26 50:26 60.08
purple_sunshine2 Unaffiliated 1:07:00 0.00
Race Jase Unofficial time. HeartRate through the roof. Averaged 199! that's not good, thought I was going to have a heart attack at mile five. Still, very pleased with the PB. I know I can go quicker too as I'd only done 43 miles since 26th April. Great event, lots of support and supert drummers. Garmin had it as 6.41 miles but then it always over eggs it, doesn't it! Leeds City AC, Orpington Road Runners 32:05 36:52 38:00 38:07 70.09
RedShift Unaffiliated 47:59 54:15 54:15 49.25
reevesie Bexley AC, Petts Wood Runners 39:33 39:33 39:33 71.73
Rosscopico Place: 3133
Male Place: 2109
Race Number: 9897 Unaffiliated 58:10:00 58:10:00 58:10:00 0.77
roverman 100 Marathon Club 50:26 56:08 56:24 50.71
Ruislipguy Unaffiliated 44:42 46:06 46:33 57.73
runner duck v pleased with that as i was on the green start with my charity place. lots of weaving about but good fun. Unaffiliated 51:04 55:14 55:14 58.22
runningbean Entered this one at the last minute because Keri isn't running - exciting Unaffiliated 47:28 50:21 50:30 50:21 53.08
runningtink Unaffiliated 1:06:15 1:07:00 1:24:42 35.85
runnyknows My first ever race!!! Ran all the way... I'm going to keep wearing my medal :D Unaffiliated 1:09:00 1:09:00 1:09:00 44.78
runrebeccarun Unaffiliated 53:34 53:34 56:04 54.66
SarahBoots (Solitude_Fairy) Unaffiliated 1:01:21 1:01:21 1:01:21 50.62
SharonD Loved it, went round with Heather and just enjoyed the day...neither of us wanted the course to end - it's just a lovely, lovely course through the city and finishing on the Mall :-) I just wanted to get within th ehour and was shocked to discover that I had gone round only just over a minute slower than last weekend's race....that 50min target is just around the corner.... Ranelagh Harriers, St. Mary's University College AC 48:27 48:27 1:00:00 53:20 57.46
sherryf Injured Framlingham Flyers 1:06:07 1:07:01 1:11:29 43.69
shezz Caerleon Running club 44:08 50:04 50:04 53.36
Shin-Twigs great day, great race.  much fun Unaffiliated 53:27 55:05 57:00 1:01:00 51.52
Shred Betty Lliswerry Runners 50:24 57:39 58:00 57:39 53.87
simpleeeee Unaffiliated 43:28 44:19 46:00 45:33 61.31
SK aka Clive Ashford and District RRC 49:44 54:00 54:00 58.60
Slowly But Shirley My last race before Edinburgh Marathon MK Lakeside Runners 54:57 1:12:25 1:15:00 1:13:03 43.02
Smallks My 1st 10k. Great conditions. following a VERY hot FLM nice to race on a cool day. Was going for 57m would have been happy with anything under 59:59 so well pleased with 55m. Great course, would recomend and will do it again. Unaffiliated 53:33 53:33 59:00 55:08 49.10
Sporran Final sharpener before Edinburgh Marathon. Would not encourage betting on this one. Update- unofficial time! might squeeze a couple of seconds off, met a number of Fetchies both before and after the race :-) Dagenham 88 Runners 48:50 48:50 48:48 49:36 58.12
Stevce International Maraton Klub Delta 1893, Old Gordonians Runners 49:39 55:42 55:42 51.76
Steve Bienvenu Awesome race!!!  Due to injury I was struggling to even run 6 miles in the weeks uilding up to the race and I couldn't run any faster then 6:30 pace in training.

When I got to the start line I realised I was starting about 10metres behind Mo Farah, so that got my adrenaline running, My pla was to take it easy but when the race started I just got carried away with the crowd, my first 2 miles were 5:30 and 5:40 which I knew was way too fast but it felt comfortable.

I managed to stick to 6min miles after this and it was only with 1.5 miles left I really started to struggle because of the lack of training.

I managed to put in a strong sprint finish which got me across the line in 38:10 and I finished 73rd out of 12,500.

Doing it again this year, hopefully sub 37min and another top 100 finiah Guernsey Island AAC 33:39 38:10 39:00 38:10 70.00
Sting Ray Did the very first one last year. Very good course. A good way to get the feel of the FLM without running 26miles! .Well organised and good atmosphere so worth the money. It will be my annual event. Had he remains of a flu while running so could not get a BP Dagenham 88 Runners, Pitsea Running Club, Flyers Southend 44:48 47:50 46:00 49:40 53.79
Struggers68 Ran with Breda Unaffiliated 51:08 52:10 56:30 49.05
stu8 Thetford AC 37:31 37:34 37:34 72.80
SUPERWOMAN63 I am sure the weather will be better than last year !!! Have strained my back pushing a shopping trolley !!! once it's better l will get ready for this run ,  yeah yeah Bring it on.
Okay l done a very lacklustre 4 miles yesterday, lets not even talk about how long they took to do !!!
I AM NOT A QUITTER,  I AM NOT A..........I AM NOT.......... Unaffiliated 1:02:32 1:03:10 1:02:31 1:07:43 47.91
suze78 Dartford Road Runners 53:48 57:02 57:02 53.19
The funky monkey Poor result due to the need for a comfort break at 2k!!. Had to wait for 6 mins! 
Also, climbed scaffell Pike  the day before, excuses i know, must do better next time. Ampthill & Flitwick Flyers RC, Bedford Harriers AC 51:52 1:03:47 59:00 1:10:42 38.29
TheBeetroot Have had a knee injury for the past couple of months so I will be run/walking this just to get the medal and goody bag, and enjoy the lovely scenery! Unaffiliated 1:06:52 1:13:59 1:25:00 1:15:16 43.99
tinx Been ill and unable to train at all for 4 months prior. decided last thing to do it. Great run, very well organised. Heathfield RRC 51:43 53:26 1:04:05 48.01
Tonius Unaffiliated 44:25 44:25 44:25 60.17
tr_88 Unaffiliated 56:01 56:24 56:24 47.37
Tryffydog Vegetarian Cycling & AC 1:00:24 1:00:24 59:59 1:00:24 56.08
Tuzzer British Military Fitness 53:06 1:01:08 1:00:00 1:01:08 45.02
Virgil Tracy Unaffiliated 40:36 40:36 39:59 40:36 65.80
Vitani Weston AC 39:08 40:04 44:01 60.70
WestCountryLad Dulwich Park Runners 40:52 41:55 41:55 63.74
Winky! Unaffiliated 51:15 55:10 0.00
wonkenstein First timed 10k. Lots of fun - http://wonkenstein.tumblr.com/post/112953096/bupa-london-10k Unaffiliated 47:30 49:42 49:42 53.76
YoungWallace Very well organised race.

Slow first kilometre as expected in traffic at the start, then a nice track round the streets of london for a bit.  A bit stuffy to run in with a breeze into the face for a bit along the Thames on the way out.
0-5km 19:52
5-10km 19:20
Happy with result - bit tired at the end.  Would happily run this again even though it is a massive field. Garscube Harriers 38:03 38:03 39:12 68.15

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  • On 20th Mar 2009 at 4:30pm, tr_88 wrote: Anybody got a spare number? Also willing to swap place for Reading Half!
  • On 10th Jun 2009 at 9:03pm, runrebeccarun wrote: loved this race, so organised, it was a breeze..
  • On 12th Jun 2009 at 6:00am, comfortablynumb wrote: Nerves got the better of me again. Last year negative split, this year struggled 2nd half. Sure I can do better than this.
  • On 12th Jun 2009 at 12:34pm, tinx wrote: great race. I was ill for 5 months before this so not up to fitness. got the hr though, booked for next yr
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