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Running > Race

9th Apr 2006 at 10am by loobyloo

  • 2:43:00
    Time
  • 13.10
    Miles
  • 12:27
    Min/mi
  • road
    Surface

Notes & Comments

  • Top of the world
Reading Half - my first ever half marathon! - and I managed to get round in one piece. OK, I'm not fast (2h 43m) but I'm just amazed to have got round at all. I was all set to drop out at mile 2 when I just felt overwhelmed by the task - but kept on going and now feel great. Ran with my dad, who is now 60, he could actually have got round in 2 hrs but he stayed with me the whole way with lots of encouragement (along the lines of 'never mind eating jelly babies, just get running'!) Legs seizing up now though - am supposed to take kids to legoland tomorrow - assuming I can still walk....

Predictions

Best WAVA 42.65%
Dist Time Per Mile WAVA
1M 10:40 10:40 40.80
5km 35:28 11:25 42.65
5M 58:43 11:45 42.16
10km 1:13:56 11:54 41.93
10M 2:02:26 12:15 41.47
Half 2:43:00 12:27 40.96
20M 4:15:15 12:46 40.99
Mara 5:39:51 12:58 41.25

Borg Rating of Perceived Exertion

                   
                   
                   
                   
                   
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