Southend Half Marathon

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  • Rated 75%
  • 13.1mi
  • Road
Entrants (41) Club PB SB Pred Time WAVA
BGT Unaffiliated 1:27:44 1:31:40 1:42:25 57.49
BillericayTrotter Way too hot! And lack of training clear Thrift Green Trotters 1:40:16 1:40:16 1:40:16 62.79
Blazer Ist race back from broken toe!!!!!

HOT FERC 1:42:20 2:00:05 2:00:00 2:00:05 49.20
brotherjohn 5 races in 11 days and it felt like it today, bit of a grind to get around today. Struggled with the wind along the very long seafront part which we did twice and could not make it up coming back the other way. PB but was hoping for quite a bit faster. Nice event though, maybe 2,500 runners and well organized. Didn't hang around after, but somewhat surpriseingly I was first V50! Dorset Doddlers 1:16:37 1:18:10 1:25:00 1:26:02 77.06
cawillemat havent done a great deal since Embra marathon, so not planning to pull up any trees here... Unaffiliated 1:29:59 1:31:21 1:35:00 1:32:19 63.31
CHAPPER5 Scorching hot day, got badly dehydrated Springfield Striders RC, EC4 Amblers 1:23:39 1:26:41 1:25:00 1:26:42 68.14
Cheg My first race of any description. It was a steaming hot day, and I had only given myself 6weeks to prepare with my longest training run being 5miles. I decided to enter the race after missing the entry into the London Marathon ballot. 

I went off too fast and so had to walk for big parts of the race. But was pleased just to finish and get my first medal, hopefully of many. 

Will learn from the numerous mistakes I made throughout my preparation and the race. Have already booked my next two races, a 10km in London and the Bristol Half Marathon. Can't wait! Flyers Southend 1:30:05 1:50:58 2:00:00 2:17:48 42.37
Chestfield Bill Thanet Road Runners AC 1:58:45 2:03:49 2:15:59 51.97
curlygirly bloody horrible race-far too hot and not enough cool breeze along the seafront. thought i was gonna die! really disappointed even though realistically i prob shouldnt be cos i was 6th woman home Springfield Striders RC 1:26:24 1:34:14 1:36:20 68.90
DaisySun Hot Unaffiliated 1:43:37 1:55:25 1:55:25 56.49
Dick! Unaffiliated 1:40:10 1:40:10 1:40:10 62.34
disco Chelmsford AC 1:25:38 1:27:16 1:28:00 74.04
Fast&Furious Official result.  My overall position was around 18th, and 4th M40. Woking AC 1:20:58 1:21:24 1:23:00 1:21:24 76.71
gazzap77 Unaffiliated 1:28:58 1:40:05 1:44:35 55.82
Ginger N Too hot, to breezy boring course and too many recent races meant this was a slog! Beckenham RC 1:19:36 1:21:04 1:23:10 70.21
jasonb Unaffiliated 1:39:00 1:39:00 1:40:00 1:39:00 61.06
jasonkf Unaffiliated 1:38:00 1:38:00 1:38:00 61.68
john crisp Unaffiliated 2:09:58 2:13:49 2:14:26
Jon B Springfield Striders RC 1:22:56 1:29:13 1:34:36 62.03
Maggie B Unaffiliated 2:06:53 2:19:00 2:20:00 2:22:00 48.55
Marwood Unaffiliated 1:39:38 2:01:15 2:01:15 48.39
mel88 Dagenham 88 Runners 1:53:58 2:01:55 2:14:51 49.22
Melksham runner Avon Valley Runners, Redway Runners 1:29:42 1:44:57 1:50:46 55.00
morebeer Hot!!! Tadworth AC 1:40:17 1:52:21 1:59:59 1:59:41 49.59
Night-owl Did this last year but lacked long runs post London. Would like to beat pb. 
UPDATE - Hell on earth it was so warm i really struggled sorry for the loss of bets Unaffiliated 1:53:09 1:53:09 1:50:00 1:59:18 56.54
OllyW Unaffiliated 1:23:23 1:23:23 1:26:25 67.56
Pedro 2 Unaffiliated 1:22:13 1:34:44 1:34:44 61.63
Prior Unaffiliated 1:31:54 1:46:35 1:46:35 54.78
Richard118 TOO HOT!!!!!!... really suffered from this today. Unaffiliated 1:28:50 1:38:24 1:29:00 1:38:24 59.33
Rioja Lover Southend-on-Sea AC, Southend Athletics 1:43:22
Runner Martin Very hot and 4 times along sea front Redway Runners 1:38:46 1:53:54 2:04:58 52.59
runningl8 Unaffiliated 1:39:27 1:39:27 1:50:38 53.94
selwyn Very Hot Day (again!). No Shade on slightly differant course. Very flat. Enjoyed alot. Will do again next year. Unaffiliated 1:47:02 1:53:00 1:53:00 52.81
Smallks A very hot day - too hot to realy push hard. a PB by 50 seconds Unaffiliated 1:58:03 1:58:03 2:07:00 1:58:03 49.86
SUPERWOMAN63 I'm not sure if l'm going to do this , l'm really not fit enough to get around because of my back yeah, yeah , yeah BUT l am NOT a quitter and being a teensy bit stubborn might just turn up, run, walk, crawl to get across the finish line.
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SORTED .......YIPPEE Unaffiliated 2:17:00 2:26:11 2:31:52 2:39:31 43.98
terryf very hot.good flat course.struggled after 11 miles,probably spending the last 10 days in ibiza was not ideal preparation! Unaffiliated 1:41:26 1:45:32 1:48:00 1:47:02 61.94
tobin Thurrock Harriers AC 1:29:32 1:32:54 1:35:00
Vicksta Really enjoyed it today, although the weather was a bit too toasty, 28 degrees! I don't think I have ever run a flatter half marathon. The new course was better than last years one. Didn't get the time I was wanting, but the headwind along the front, and the heat in general was a bit much to deal with. I would love to run this course on a cool day and when I am in good form, its a PB course for sure. Went for fish and chips on the beach in Southend afterwards. 34th Female...exactly the same as last year! Harlow RC 1:36:55 1:36:55 1:42:00 1:43:32 63.41
Vindicator UNOFFICIAL TIME: Currently in the middle of a lot of short fast 5M/10K's (will be 4 races in 2 weeks come Wednesday) so decided to run this one at 95% ( long tempo run). Set off at ~7 min mile which was easy to start but the temperature was warm. On the sea front there was a cooling (but slowing) headwind, but the way back was in to the sun and very hot. At the end of the first loop I had a bad patch, but recovered on at the end of the second loop. Leaving the seafront, miles 11 & 12 were hard as my lack of longer runs started to kick in. I wanted to go for it in the last mile, but it was very hot and airless with a gradual climb. Finished 3 mins down on PB time - realistically it was always going to be hard in the conditions anyway. On a cooler day with no wind this course has PB potential as it is essentially flat. Harlow RC 1:28:30 1:30:12 1:33:13 62.95
Wenners Springfield Striders RC 1:38:37 1:45:56 1:45:56 61.98
Wolfwoman Hot day, felt the sun burning on skin.  Didn't like course, quite boring, seemed never ending.  Got muddled up with mile markers, so it all went to pot after that.  Walked a bit (which i hate to do).  I so wanted to get under 2hrs. Unaffiliated 1:44:54 2:00:54 2:06:38 54.01

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