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West Midlands Fetch Mile Challenge

Sat January 24 2009 Listed by sLickster
20 Entrants Club PB SB Pred Time WAVA
Barky Hermitage Harriers RC, Mickleover Running Club 5:57 5:57 5:57 66.97
Biking badger Aldridge RC 5:48 5:48 5:48 66.20
Boingy About right I guess given the amount (and quality) of training done recently. I know I can go a lot quicker than that, so roll on the next West Midlands mile when I can do it justice ! Leamington C & AC 5:47 5:53 5:53 65.27
Canute Unaffiliated 6:13 6:17 6:17 74.72
clare1976 Chuffed to bits with this time, and I feel so far off my peak fitness!  Fab event today, huge thanks to ElBee and V'rap for the organisation and great hospitality, cakes etc. afterwards! Spa Striders RC 5:53 7:10 7:30 7:10 58.82
Jigs Hoping the man-flu will have cleared up by then *coff, coff, splutter* Unaffiliated 5:16 5:16 5:25 72.47
JJ Flash Spa Striders RC 0 0 0.00
Johnny Blaze A pb - ok the only time I've done a mile but hey.... Unaffiliated 7:10 7:10 7:20 7:10 58.71
Little Barks Hermitage Harriers RC, Ivanhoe Robins 8:03 8:06 9:21 50.43
Mrs Jigs (Luverlylegs) Kettering Town Harriers 6:27 6:32 6:32 80.35
phal really quite happy with that :o) vey pleased :o) *grin*
HR didn't get that high though, and prolly could have kicked sooner..... think quicker is possible :o) :o) :o)
although I did feel really quite rough afterwards!! at least I've stopped coughing! Northbrook AC, FARC 5:37 5:37 5:42 73.58
Purps I ran the whole way :) I did it. I did it. It was hard. But I had a great support crew and lots of people cheering for me :) Unaffiliated 11:59 12:30 12:30 15:00 28.03
quimby Unaffiliated 7:59 8:09 8:09 54.34
Ronners Unaffiliated 5:49 5:49 6:00 5:49 64.09
sLickster Will not be pushing too hard as have a league 10k race next day...

So had a nice little run around. Hermitage Harriers RC, Midland Masters A C, Team derby runner 5:16 5:22 5:47 64.15
Smileygirlie 2nd to VRap by just 3 seconds!!!! Birmingham Running, Athletics, & Triathlon Club (BRAT) 6:49 6:49 7:30 7:08 60.16
SparkyMark Alchester RC (Bicester) 6:03 0 0.00
SPR I'm feeling very confident and think I may actually be able to go faster than i've predicted, but we shall see on the day                                                            

*UPDATE*         
I was able to go faster than I predicted :-) was on 5:35-5:37 pace until I murdered the last lap, which indicates I could have gone a bit faster. HR also indicates I could have gone a little faster (187) as i've averaged 189 for a 10k. Think 5:15-5:20 might be on by year end :-) Birmingham Running, Athletics, & Triathlon Club (BRAT) 4:58 5:29 5:40 5:29 67.66
thesteadygroove Northbrook AC, Fell Runners Association 5:24 5:24 5:30 68.92
Velociraptor Wasn't even expecting to crack 8 minutes, so was gobsmacked when I found myself leading the field from the start in the 7mm-8mm race. Worked quite hard. I *will* crack 7 minutes for a freestanding mile sometime :) Cumberland AC, FERC 7:05 7:05 7:05 65.36

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  • On 20th Nov 2008 at 9:37am, eL Bee! wrote: What are the chances of me running this time..??????????
  • On 20th Nov 2008 at 9:41am, eL Bee! wrote: Oh - Track is booked 1-3pm and there is plenty of free parking at the Leisure Centre Car Park.<br>I will provide maps drawn in my best crayon for getting to the Cavern for Tea/coffee/Hot Chocolate/Wierdy-breardy infusions and CAKE - yes CAKE - the main reason for the whole Extravaganza :)
  • On 21st Dec 2008 at 8:28pm, SPR wrote: B73 6EB, Nearest train station Sutton Coldfield
  • On 22nd Jan 2009 at 10:31am, Rudgie wrote: Hi ya, first couple of months on fetch..do we need to pre-register / enter the event or can we just come down on the day, thanks

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