jdarun M45

About
Race Times
All Races
Mileage
Training

  • Races
    40

  • Miles
    7545

  • Miles
    2972

  • WAVA
    81.91%

  • 5k
    18:13

  • 10k
    37:33

  • Half
    1:21:23

  • Mara
    2:48:44

About Me

Dubious and reluctant mid-life (~2011, early 40s) recruit to running, surprised to find it enjoyable!

Got my sub-40m 10k at the end of 2013, followed by a sub-3 marathon at Chesterfield in Sept 2014 and then 2:54 in Manchester 2016 (pic above). Further gradual improvement to 2:51 and 2:48 in 2017 and 18, both at Mancs again. A result of accrued experience and gently increasing mileage.

Lifetime goal of 2:45 still seems just tantalisingly out of reach though, and age will surely catch up eventually. But it doesn't seem as impossible as it felt a few years ago when I had barely broken 3h. I'll keep plugging on and see where I get to. There still should be some PBs to come at all distances unless I get injured...sub-18, 37 and 80 at 5,10 and half are all in sight now.

Race Standard

Cheetah (81)

Current Status

Just jogging along for the summer

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