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Millennium Runs On 10k

Sun December 30 2007 Listed by Pricey
18 Entrants Club PB SB Pred Time WAVA
Beijing Blade The course was very flat and was all road.  So it was set up for a good time.

I felt pretty good throughout, with the exception of the last mile which was quite hard.  I took it easy for the first mile, though I still did in about 6 minutes 10 seconds.  Second and third miles in a little under 6 min 30 eachh.  A little over 19 minutes at the half way mark.  Averaged c. 6 min 50 miles for the second half.



Unaffiliated 39:10 39:24 41:30 39:24 68.04
Boycie One of my oldest PBs and the only distance I have not PBd in 2007 - you can bet your house on me PBing here, barring injury or illness... UPDATE: Amazing race - thought I started off too hard with Mile 1 in 5:45, but when mile 2 came up also in 5:45, I thought I could be on for something special... Made mile 3 with a 5:54 and then a 5:49 mile 4. Tired a little as a few slight undulations in the final 2 miles with a 6:03 and a 6:01, but sprint finish saw me home in 36:28 - a pb by over 2 minutes. Finished 30th overall out of 650ish and beat some peeps I am never normally near! Apparently that was worth 430 betting points!!! Unaffiliated 34:46 36:28 37:45 36:28 73.29
carryonregardless Victoria Park Harriers & Tower Hamlets AC 35:17 35:54 35:59 74.25
chap steady run, shake off the xmas feast. someone at the race mentioned fastest flat course in the UK, well that set me off!, fantastic PB nearly a minute off my best, woo hoo! Long Eaton Running Club 43:20 43:20 45:00 43:20 68.18
Craggy Good race. Flat course and good conditions helped me to my first sub 35 for over 5 years. Skegness & District Running Club 33:52 34:51 34:51 77.68
FML Got my number, looking forward to this after doing 45 mins for 5 miles recently. So hoping to get under 1 hour!. OMG over 1200 bet on me (21/12), no pressure then!. 2800 bet on me 28/12 and I am not feeling to well today... oh! no!  I did it... big style over 4 mins under my pb, thanks for all those who voted for me. Sleaford Town Runners 50:02 57:02 1:00:00 57:02 47.69
gavine1976 Real Buzz RC 40:59 45:13 45:13 59.11
Greenman Would have liked to have ducked under 38 mins but considering I haven't trained much over Christmas I ought to be pleased.  Grantham Running club 37:07 37:10 38:03 73.98
koilowe Bingham Triathlon Club 46:09 48:39 48:39 57.41
matt75 Unaffiliated 40:21 40:21 43:03 62.16
Mudlark/Titan Tri sport dont bet !have had calf injury,so not quite sure how to run it ?Update=had great run considering small amount of training since calf injury on right calf,but i must have been favouring it cos left calf started hurting at 2 miles !!but still pushed on. Titan RoadSport 36:11 36:11 37:00 36:11 80.99
ninemins Redhill Road Runners 42:46 53:34 53:34 52.96
rollerman I am in, not sure yet about a pb, too early to tell.

Well what can i say 750 credits bet on me?. Set myself a target of running at 7m30s m/m and did it.
Still feel a bit down as I always think I could have done more! allthough in this case I did strugle from 5.5 miles, but still managed a sprint to keep under the 47 minute mark.

Any comments? Long Eaton Running Club 43:45 46:44 47:00 46:44 61.19
runForestfanrun Perfect course & conditions for a PB. Sorry to anyone who bet on me, I had to ruin it by turning up late and starting right at the back. Still, the Evening Post photographer took my picture so it's not all bad. UKnetrunner 46:54 46:54 46:30 50:08 54.26
Scar Tissue Perfect conditions. Race went pretty well as good as i could have hoped. I got in a group and we worked well to 5 miles. Holme Pierrepont RC 33:31 33:31 33:30 33:31 81.16
Sonneur37 Unaffiliated 43:21 43:21 0.00
SPKoF OMG OMG! All 3 of the 2007 targets have fallen! Sub 20 5k, sub 3:30 full and finally, at the last chance a sub 40 10k. OH yeah baby!

Thanks so much to the 2 non-club runners who dragged me along from mile 4. Mike and Steve - you are legends amongst men.

If you were ballsy and did bet on me well done! Long Eaton Running Club 38:19 39:46 41:00 39:46 67.58
Trehis Six seconds behind my Bolsover run but far more relaxed running. Mansfield Harriers & AC 38:18 39:38 39:45 73.12

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