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Cardiff Valentines 10K Love Run

Sat February 9 2008 Listed by smash
16 Entrants Club PB SB Pred Time WAVA
Calamity My first 10k. Paul Popham Running Club 57:19 59:41 1:05:00 59:41 51.18
Is Aiming to go sub-50 again. 

S-l-o-w... Ran it two years ago, with a sprained ankle and flu, in 51 something. So this was, um, gutting. But dad's garmin measured it at 6.57... which fetch tells me would make my 10k time 49:58. But, um. I guess that doesn't count. Woe. Warwick Uni Triathlon & Road Cycling Club 46:50 53:02 53:02 57.82
julian hoare Unaffiliated 40:19 41:28 45:00 48:27 55.87
Justonemorehill Mumbles Milers 51:54 52:02 53:50 57.40
kaperner I-pod recorded the distance as 11.30 km not 10 km. Heard other people saying that the actual distance could have been a bit longer than 10 km Wootton Road Runners 45:18 52:04 52:04 58.26
LateStart Wanted under 45 mins, but not to be...though gather the course was more like 6.5m long! Unaffiliated 44:06 44:06 45:00 46:34 60.92
Lloyd. race was 10.52k long
Unaffiliated 40:44 42:12 43:59 46:32 57.61
Odie_Wan Northbrook AC 40:49 45:56 47:25 56.34
olly1 Unaffiliated 39:25 39:25 46:55 60.00
past it Chepstow Harriers 1:06:54 1:11:16 1:15:52 54.18
runningman69 This years course was long 6.51 on my garmin. Pontypridd (Roadents) AC 36:18 41:15 40:30 43:47 65.32
smash Disaster - Sorry to all of you who bet on me for Saturday.  The race was 600m too long, my legs hurt and I stopped to assist an injured runner, so I came no-where near beating my PB.  Unaffiliated 53:05 58:01 53:00 1:01:00 49.73
stuartmc Les Croupiers RC 37:15 37:15 42:35 63.57
Tatws My splits were good up until the 3km and the 7th km. This threw me off the time and affected my mind in trying to get my PB. 
4:12, 4:31, 6:00, 4:58, 4:46, 4:48, 6:23, 4:45, 4:46, 4:34

This run was longer than advertised and I have adjusted my time accordingly to 47 mins FERC 47:07 47:07 50:00 47:07 57.04
The running poet A slow time but then my Garmin did read 6.57 at the end instead of the expected 6.21.  Also, I haven't run at all for the last three weeks or so as my left calf has been injured so I decided just to jog around and see if I could cover the distance comfortably without my calf 'popping' again.  Got to 25 minutes and the calf tightened up but I kept going at a steady pace and even managed a last push along the final long straight.  In 2006, the start/finish for this race was much further up the long straight towards Cardiff so maybe they put the start/finish in the wrong place this year.  FERC 48:16 53:31 54:00 56:10 53.49
The_Saint The Garmin http://tinyurl.com/yu4t29 said 6.52 miles or 10.5 KM, that has to be classed as very disappointing, two other Garmin users recorded 6.54 miles. I wonder whether if there is general agreement we could ask for this race to change to a Non-PB race or have the distance amended. Have run it 3 years in a row, doubt that I will run it next time. San Domenico RC 40:53 41:52 44:42 63.47

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