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NSPCC Milton Keynes Half Marathon

Sun July 22 2007 Listed by Adrian
35 Entrants Club PB SB Pred Time WAVA
10.13 SLEAFORD STRIDERS 1:49:31 1:53:52 2:00:07 51.13
Athlete Al Unaffiliated 2:01:14 2:01:14 2:01:14 54.52
Becfleck Ampthill & Flitwick Flyers RC 1:50:08 2:00:26 2:23:28 45.45
Bedarat Unaffiliated 1:41:15 1:42:35 1:42:35 56.91
BigChiefRunningBore Took 5 mins off last years time. Sadly I under estimated how UTTERLY dull this run is. really hard to focus. Weather played part - got burnt even with lotion on! Lack of recent training kicked in after half way despite easy start. Everyone I knew running it found it harder than they expected, not a PB course. Oh did I say it was DULL? Watford Joggers 1:28:27 1:32:55 1:33:00 1:37:10 61.41
Brookers MK Lakeside Runners 1:25:59 1:58:10 1:58:10 49.41
CanaryYellow Unaffiliated 1:40:48 2:06:16 2:32:03 38.41
CC2 Speedy Goth So close but yet so far. 14th lady of 356. Notts AC, VEGAN RUNNERS UK, Midland Masters A C 1:24:51 1:36:59 1:38:07 1:38:27 66.23
ChrisThePuma Milton Keynes AC 1:28:23 1:41:38 1:56:48 51.09
Coops1973 7.54, 7.42, 7.37, 7.45, 7.49, 7.42, 7.45, 7.48, 7.50, 7.54, 7.54, 7.50, 9.45 Unaffiliated 1:33:18 1:34:22 1:45:00 1:43:15 56.70
duke88 Yaxley Runners and Joggers 1:33:16 1:51:25 2:06:45 46.06
Feebee101 Race was ok, felt tired and 1st 3km and last 3km were not great, took it easy to keep running mile after mile. Treated race more like a training run as only recent recovery and still unfit and not eating the right foods. Unaffiliated 2:05:00 2:05:00 2:00:00 2:05:00 52.52
Gandhi Have been finding it harder & harder to keep under 2hrs. I think this will be the one that takes me over it.
Haven't done a 1/2 since Broadland in March .
Update:-
Did better than expected. Injuries held up well.That last mile (?) was a killer. Coltishall Jaguars 1:42:03 1:50:22 2:10:00 1:55:42 60.51
HB Unaffiliated 1:53:08 1:54:47 2:02:38 53.23
icemaiden Unaffiliated 2:02:55 2:18:18 2:28:00 46.21
jaybro Unaffiliated 1:59:09 2:13:43 2:30:00 2:22:06 41.58
jonoshea Unaffiliated 1:49:45 2:01:48 2:00:00 2:08:23 46.23
Lieutenant Lucerne It's difficult to make an accurate prediction about this one: a lot will depend on the weather. Last year it was warm and very humid and I managed a relatively slow time. If I were to get a PB, it wouldn't be by very much.
UPDATE - a better time than last year's race, but 52 secs slower than my pb (which was set on a cool day in March). I pushed the pace as hard as possible, but the warm conditions and the congested start made a difference. However I was pleased with the way things went. I usually run a very slow 12th mile, but did better this time. (I also set an unofficial pb for 10 miles)
The final 1.1 miles seemed longer than that. Either the course was over 13.1m, or more likely the 12 mile marker was too early - but if that's correct it means that I didn't cover the 12th mile that much faster than usual :(
Finally, if you placed a bet on me, I hope you didn't lose too many credits. Unaffiliated 1:25:52 1:31:30 1:34:00 1:32:22 68.16
Loca West 4 Harriers 1:20:11 1:30:14 1:31:00 72.15
Mikey T Unaffiliated 1:34:39 1:58:09 2:00:00 1:58:09 50.23
Monster Feet Not chipped, which is bit annoying. First sub two hour half marathon, although bit disappointed, thought ran really hard. Did not feel well at all afterwards :( Doesn't bode well for marathon time. Unaffiliated 1:44:57 1:58:02 1:58:02 55.24
Mrs Gandhi Haven't trained for this race. Last minute decision to enter. Coltishall Jaguars 2:06:23 2:09:22 2:25:00 2:25:45 55.52
Neilpearl Unaffiliated 2:10:00 2:10:00 2:20:00 2:10:00 0.00
nice and slow Alchester RC (Bicester) 1:44:07 1:50:46 1:50:46 52.71
philinstone Stone Master Marathoners 1:29:45 1:40:38 1:40:38 58.08
poppysox Watford Joggers 1:36:34 1:42:23 1:45:00 1:42:23 63.70
Runner Martin Nice event - but stays the same each year, which is OK but would be nice to see some improvements, first two miles very congested, no chip, goody bag poor - did Wycombe last week and far better value. Would it have been great if the race finished at the new stadium Redway Runners 1:38:46 1:50:17 1:52:30 57.41
Slowly But Shirley MK Lakeside Runners 2:03:00 2:05:21 2:30:00 2:22:44 46.98
starfleet1985 Official time. Lovely course and flat. Poorly organised route as places are extremly tight. Very warn weather. so sruggle due to heat and walking periods for the last mile. Unaffiliated 1:56:46 1:59:56 2:10:00 2:15:11 0.00
Steve Zodiac Spa Striders RC 1:14:41 1:25:33 0.00
Stewey 100 Marathon Club, Roadhoggs Leicester AC 1:37:18 1:48:02 1:50:04 58.68
Tarmac Runner Cobra RC 1:32:09 1:35:21 1:39:47 59.48
Tim of Fife NSPCC MILTON KEYNES HALF MARATHON   (503rd of 1179 finishers)

Mile 1 - 8.30 (all run)
Mile 2 - 8.19 (all run)
Mile 3 - 8.15 (all run)
Mile 4 - 8.32 (all run)
Mile 5 - 8.32 (all run)
Mile 6 - 8.18 (all run)
Mile 7 - 8.49 (all run)
Mile 8 - 8.35 (all run)
Mile 9 - 8.55 (incl. 1 minute walk break)
Mile 10 - 8.43 (incl. 1 minute walk break)
Mile 11 - 8.44 (incl. 1 minute walk break)
Mile 12 - 8.50 (incl. 1 minute walk break)
Last 1.1 miles - 10.34(incl. 2 walk breaks)

Total - 1:53.36

I was OK up until about mile 7, when my lack of stamina (due to little or no training through May and June) started to tell. 

Also, I was beginning to hurt in the spots where the osteopath had been working yesterday. 

So, decided to take walk breaks, which actually didn't 'cost me too dear' as I was more refreshed for the running segments.

I'm well pleased with this result. The time wasn't stunning for me (albeit my best Summer half ever). But what was important was that it was the 'first step' on the road to getting my running fitness back.

Unaffiliated 1:39:33 1:44:15 1:53:36 55.42
Ultra Sparkly Bridget (USB) Ran just under 1:40 for a hilly 10 miler yesterday so I should be capable of a PB here. UPDATE  Although notas good as predicted a pb by 2 min 30 sec.  Went off too fast and suffered for it after 10 miles having run a 10 mile pb to that point.  Weather stated dry but it was pretty humid in places due to all the drying out that was needed.  :-) Buckingham and Stowe Running Club 2:00:57 2:12:50 2:10:00 2:12:50 52.34
VicksterH Unaffiliated 2:36:00 2:36:00 2:30:00 2:36:00 41.81

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