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Grand East Anglia Run

Sun May 3 2009
22 Entrants Club PB SB Pred Time WAVA
10.13 SLEAFORD STRIDERS 48:49 50:32 52:00 54:12 53.19
Ben B Only 7 days after FLM so not expecting too much. UPDATE, surprised myself today good run. Really enjoyed it. Newmarket Joggers 36:37 37:12 37:12 72.77
Cando Unaffiliated 42:16 42:16 45:35 62.74
chimpy Was hot and streets were packed but got the pb I wanted so a great race. Ely Runners 39:12 43:58 45:30 45:04 59.31
Disco Dave Fourth year for me. Nice course.
Update: Totally gutted that I come so close to my PB. I always get a stitch when I do this race. Still beat my time from last year though. Red Lodge Runners 50:42 55:29 56:00 59:15 46.16
DrBob Wasn't reallly in the mood for this, worrying about a niggly heel pain and not feeling very boingy.  Got running with first lady for the first half of the race which helped pull me along.  Didn't work hard enough in the last couple of miles but overall fairly pleased with the time.
I suspect the chip timing was taken by someone waving a baton at the numbers, rather than a timing mat.  Mine was a couple of seconds out from what the clock said when I passed it at the finish. Cambridge & Coleridge AC 31:04 35:36 35:50 82.45
EarlyRiser Benchmark race for start of summer training. Will run this one because can't be at Thetford 10k. :-( POST-RACE. Quite content with time. Hard effort, but good to run this distance again after four months absence. Will improve later in the year. Unaffiliated 43:07 43:11 44:00 44:30 67.51
eddieboy 2nd fastest 10k missed PB by 2 seconds Great Yarmouth Road Runners 37:51 39:01 39:01 72.71
F4rley Longstanton Limpers 44:12 1:04:10 1:04:10 41.88
fromboris Tri-Anglia 41:20 43:15 43:15 61.77
jackonaplane Unaffiliated 44:29 50:34 51:20 52.05
JKC Norfolk Unaffiliated 38:20 38:20 38:20 75.82
LBM First time for me at Kings Lynn, and was hoping to PB, which thankfully I did by 49 seconds. Would have preferred to have gone sub 40, but never mind, I'll have to do that next time:-)

Very pleased with finishing position (84th out of a finishing field of 1550) Norfolk Gazelles Running Club, Trail Running Association 38:43 40:11 39:59 40:15 74.02
markhucker Unaffiliated 51:08 51:08 54:49 48.76
neilk Unaffiliated 46:53 46:53 46:53 57.51
nitro g PB by 13 seconds Wymondham AC 44:01 47:30 48:24 60.55
Purple Green Imp Felt a lot better in this race than at Lincoln 10k.  In the end this amounted to a 22 second improvement on my time.  A step in the right direction but it's about time I got under the hour mark again. Witham Runners 57:43 1:01:45 1:01:45 46.31
Saffron Unaffiliated 0 0 0.00
SMS_Clarkey Bushfield Joggers 44:28 50:07 50:00 50:07 54.28
Smudger 3 The slower lioness Hoping to go under the hour at last for this race.Didnt do well last year as was injured xxxxxxxxMy chip time should be arround 56.56 the sameas my garmin.and wow wow wow is a new pb.Even my gun time was still a pb but will go with chip time as thiswas my true time wow wow wow.Fantastic race and stayed with the thursday club girls.My name was read out over the speaker at the end:-):-):-)xxxxActual chip time 57.06 still more than happy with that as still shiny new pb Ryston Runners AC 55:43 57:02 59:00 57:06 56.32
Ted 41:43 chip time and 41:54 gun timel Ramsey Cycling Club 41:54 41:54 42:00 41:54 66.14
wayne700 Unaffiliated 44:35 44:35 44:35 61.73

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  • On 17th May 2009 at 7:29pm, markhucker wrote: my 1st 10k race loved it

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