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Percy Pud 10k

Sun December 7 2008 Listed by PJL
23 Entrants Club PB SB Pred Time WAVA
Angus Watson Unaffiliated 46:45 47:15 47:15 63.58
BunnyRunner Unaffiliated 45:07 45:07 45:07 67.54
Cavey Handsworth Roadhogs RC 42:18 42:18 45:00 42:18 63.19
Digga My fastest 10k for 18 months Unaffiliated 38:37 39:44 39:44 74.36
Durbat Chip time 49:12 missed PB by +35 seconds
Perfect running conditions, had a chat to Heidi M, who I think does look like Puddington but I do wear glasses which I didn’t have on at the time , and RooA who wasn’t running cos she was proper poorly.
Was doing ok till the last kilometre when the wheels came off a bit until I got a shout of “go on Durbat!” which I think was Roo but I was hallucinating at the time so couldn’t be sure, either way it helped.
Interestingly at 49:12 I was 3 seconds slower than last year so was obviously not trying hard enough. Elsombreo and Mrs Elsombreo both had a good runs, just need some brandy sauce for the puddings now
Killamarsh Kestrels RC, Tickhill Velo 47:39 49:12 49:12 59.56
el vencejo Dark Peak Fell Runners Club, Sheffield RC 0 0 0.00
gedward Crystal Peaks Runners 57:32 57:32 1:05:00 57:32 59.76
HeidiM North Derbyshire RC 48:46 48:46 50:46 60.60
Hinzy9 My first official 10k, so anytime would have been a PB but really please with 43:21. Really enjoyed it, perfect conditions...Sub 40 next year! Unaffiliated 38:51 43:21 48:00 43:21 61.63
janey tpot Unaffiliated 0 0 0.00
Lard Buster UKnetrunner 44:43 44:43 51:19 52.24
laurat Unaffiliated 57:03 57:03 58:39 52.45
McGettingThere Nice race. Perfect conditions. Very even pace (19.49 out 19.48 back). Battling a chesty cold and a lack of training so reasonably pleasd to go Sub40. Penistone Footpath Runners AC, Fell Runners Association 37:03 38:47 39:37 68.66
Mrs Sombrero PB Killamarsh Kestrels RC 56:26 56:26 56:26 53.75
NellyMarcos Well pleased, I did it last time in 62 was looking to get 60 so well chuffed to do it in 57.25 after all the probs with my ankle also. Unaffiliated 55:14 57:25 1:02:00 57:25 54.08
PJL I seem to be a PB machine at the moment, so expecting another here, despite not racing 10k yet this year due to concentrating on a half-marathon goal.   What a fantastic day/route/result!  A gorgeous crisp, frosty, sunny morning.  The beginnings of a cold made me doubt myself beforehand, so I foolishly didn't bet on myself, expecting a time around 40mins.  Nice downhill first km got me warmed up nicely and I was into a good rhythm by 2-3km, averaging 3:45/km despite a few undulations.  Hit 5km at 18:53 (a PB!), still feeling strong so I knew I'd done enough for a PB.  Unexpectedly managed to maintain the same pace all the way to the end, falling into rhythm with another runner from about 6-8km, then spurred on by the leading lady overtaking me between 8-9km - outsprinted her on the final hill.  58th out of 1410. Unaffiliated 37:50 37:50 39:00 37:50 71.27
red panda Unaffiliated 42:45 42:45 42:30 44:06 64.85
roger, may be the faster brother ag recovery race after achilles prob, steady first half then pushing a bit second when no pain Unaffiliated 36:52 38:16 38:52 71.86
runningowl very happy with this. garmin ran out of charge just before start so couldn't track time. might have made sub 39min not. aim for this early next year. Sheffield RC 36:51 39:42 40:00 39:42 67.32
Sombrero-ho-ho-ho Perfect pacing - went through 5K in 21:27, second 5K in 21:17.  I can see sub-40 in the future.  My best WAVA for years.
Wife got a PB too...56:26. North Derbyshire Running Club 40:22 42:44 43:59 42:44 62.73
Steady Fast Happy with these - beat PB by 1m40s. All went pretty well. Really like this race Penistone Footpath Runners AC, Fell Runners Association 38:28 43:40 43:40 61.18
tim1979 No pacing whatsoever. Only realised the time when I got to the end and the clock said 41.57! A great race with loads of friends and colleagues Team Manvers Run 40:21 41:46 42:00 41:46 63.97
zosie Unaffiliated 40:53 42:27 42:27 62.96

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  • On 2nd Sep 2008 at 10:43am, PJL wrote: 9:30am start
  • On 10th Sep 2008 at 4:59pm, SODDING HILLS wrote: Race entry form on www.steelcitystriders.co.uk as of 9th Sept
  • On 3rd Nov 2008 at 10:26am, PJL wrote: Route map & hill profile on mapmyrun.com
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