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White Peak Swift Half

Sat May 17 2008
6 Entrants Club PB SB Pred Time WAVA
caterpillar girl Unaffiliated 1:31:30 1:37:00 1:37:00 70.00
Fee First Half Marathon!
Well, we finished it! the downhills completely destroyed our legs :(  Will probably come back and do it next year.
Unaffiliated 2:57:39 2:57:39 2:45:00 2:57:39 40.31
Haggis 2 A great race apparently will be careful as is part of my Edinburgh marathon training in a weeks time, last long run i guess then taper for the week. 

Ha ha i canot beleive what i have acheived today, i really tried, brought a tear to me eye....never ever thought id go sub 1:40.....really tear to me eye. 10miles was 1:15 fastest ever. Unaffiliated 1:37:32 1:37:32 1:42:00 1:37:32 61.18
PeteFastFeet Great race, kept speed constant till the end.  My watch time. Unaffiliated 1:30:20 1:30:20 1:35:00 1:30:20 65.70
PJL Not done this before.  I gather it's a fast course though so I should manage a PB despite lack of long runs in recent training.
I had an absolute shocker.  Far too complacent beforehand.  Set off way too fast although it seemed comfortable at the time.  Struggled with sore quads from before halfway.  First 10k in 43mins then it went downhill both literally and figuratively from there - 2nd 10k in nearly 47mins.  Downhills were a killer on my shins.  In the end I was just aiming to finish without stopping.  Ouch!  Apologies to all who bet on me.
5k splits: 20:56, 21:56, 22:56, 23:43 Unaffiliated 1:29:04 1:29:04 1:29:59 1:35:01 61.61
roger, may be the faster brother ag Unaffiliated 1:25:12 1:25:12 1:25:12 70.46

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  • On 6th Dec 2008 at 5:59pm, roger, may be the faster brother ag wrote: nice small friendly half on old railway line so slt easier on the legs, some steep downhills towards the end to test the quads
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