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Stamford 30k

Listed by Lumsdoni
, Norwich NR3 UK
31 Entrants Club PB SB Pred Time WAVA
Boba Cleethorpes AC 2:37:15 2:49:00 2:49:00 51.62
Chaz Wootton Road Runners 2:06:38 2:06:38 2:05:00 2:06:38 68.16
cidermonkey Unaffiliated 2:49:00 2:49:00 2:49:00 56.75
Coffeeman Running UKnetrunner 2:32:25 2:32:25 2:32:25 64.20
controversial Clapham Chasers 3:06:38 3:06:38 3:08:00 3:06:38 46.25
dan-o PACTRAC 3:17:44 3:17:44 3:17:44 46.99
darkhorse Ropsley Road Runners 2:28:44 2:58:29 2:58:29 49.97
daveski Cambridge & Coleridge AC 2:22:55 2:34:55 2:34:55 57.57
flanker Todmorden Harriers & AC, Trail Running Association, LDWA 2:19:25 2:44:04 2:45:00 2:44:04 52.91
frizzle Yaxley Runners and Joggers 2:54:01 3:00:00
Gaubfar Yaxley Runners and Joggers 2:20:17 2:41:39 2:59:00 2:41:39 53.40
Glen Bulb Cambridge & Coleridge AC 2:21:46 2:23:46 2:23:46 60.04
Greenman Grantham Running club 2:03:36 2:10:47 2:10:47 68.75
hellen 100 Marathon Club, Barrow Runners 2:17:40 3:07:28 3:05:00 3:07:28 51.61
KinkyS Todmorden Harriers & AC 2:12:52 2:29:07 2:30:00 2:29:07 64.29
Lumsdoni Trail Running Association, Stotfold Runners 2:56:23 2:56:23 3:15:00 2:56:23 48.94
mag243 BRJ Run and Tri 2:23:36 2:23:36 2:23:36 66.38
Marts Werrington Joggers 1:57:33 1:59:25 1:59:59 1:59:25 72.28
Martyn Fisher Almost Athletes 2:38:37 2:44:13 2:44:13 55.20
micklemil Unaffiliated 2:55:10 3:27:49 3:27:49 45.70
Morriaty Eastern Veterans AC, Riverside Runners 2:18:02 2:35:25 2:35:25 62.96
Nathan Holmes Northbrook AC 1:47:19 1:47:19 1:55:00 1:47:19 80.43
Number 6 Ramsey Road Runners, Ramsey Cycling Club 2:28:22 2:38:11 2:38:11 59.75
Prettybubbles Unaffiliated 2:53:00 2:53:00 2:53:00 57.10
Rocket Reader Fittleworth Flyers, Riverside Runners 2:41:42 2:55:41 2:55:41 51.60
Runnig Dude Leicester Coritanian AC 1:48:12 1:48:12 1:50:00 1:48:12 83.78
ShaneH Holme Pierrepont RC 2:30:00 2:30:00 2:30:00
SPKoF Long Eaton Running Club 2:07:46 2:25:59 2:30:00 2:25:59 59.13
tangledfeet Ivanhoe Runners 1:56:47 2:05:24 2:05:24 74.10
Vickyy Long Eaton Running Club 2:28:00 2:40:39 2:40:39 60.02
Vitalstatistix Bedford Harriers AC 1:57:18 1:57:18 1:57:30 1:57:18 75.43

This event is listed on these dates:

KinkyS
I'll write a proper report later, but for now I'll just say it was a good'un :-)
Coffeeman Running
Constantly undulating course with around 1000 feet of up & down. Nice field of 600 plus and plenty of space out there after the first 2k. After lots of rain it turned out to be a nice day. I just kept on knocking out km splits of 5:00 to 5:10 until the hills eventually began to take their toll and I think I slowed a bit from about 23 to 29 km. I didn't have much in the tank at the end, I know that, and am very pleased with my time as this brings a climax to the last two months of training. Two or three easy weeks now and then a strong build up to my spring marathon. This race on a beautiful course has given me lots of confidence, especially as none of my niggles really troubled me. What a nice, well organised race. Proud to be a yellow belly!
flanker
running at WP mara pace, just to understand what I need to do in the next 3 months training.

Update: need to do lots. To start with learn how to pace 8:30s properly, and not start with 3 x sub 8. Having been on for 2:30 at 15k, ended up with a dodgy knee and just a fraction under target. It will do .... for now.
Lumsdoni
Great race!
Marts
i'm in! love those hills! PB attempt at MP. perfect weather. negative split also as sped up to make sure of sub-2 in last 2km. (60:08/59:17) 22nd place and 2nd local i think.
frizzle
Not as fit as I was this time last year so now hoping to do this in under 3 hours!
Gaubfar
aiming to do this one at marathon pace, so will see how it goes as will be my longest run to date UPDATE, really good run, though struggled the last 5km, beat predicted time by 17 mins and target time by 8 mins so well happy....
Chaz
Hit the halfway marker in 62m15s, 10miles in 66m57s. Didnt quite have the legs from 24k onwards, but happy with a 2h06m. Will put in some fast long runs now, so I hopefully have this speed to 18m at FLM without feeling quite as empty as I did.
Martyn Fisher
After mixed weather reports in the last few days, we were treated to dry, cool and still conditions.2:45 was my 'just about realistic' target, so v chuffed to have achieved this. Delighted with this, especially as my calf has been dodgy all week. Perfick !
SPKoF
Not too tough. Been ill all week so was a little worried so downgraded my 'hold my half marathon PB for as long as possible' idea and went with the sensible hold PMP.

Good course with excellent marshalls. the weather held for us and even got warm towards the end.

Finally meet KinkyS and Flanker and dumped myself as KS's running partner for the first 15k.
Greenman
Pulled my hamstring early on. Painful, particularly downhill but managed (foolishly?) to carry on and finish. Nowhere near the time I was after, pi**ed off doesn't come near it. Hopefully not out for too long.
controversial
My first race as a pacer on a 10min/mile pace. Quite a lot of fun on a nice sunny day. Very undulating course for a very nice race!
hellen
much hillier than expected. Had to slow myself down to keep HR down as this was a training run. Had energy in reserve for last few miles so increased the pace and finishing feeling I could do more which I suppose is what a trainign run is meant to be like
Vickyy
Didn't want to go out too fast as wasn't sure I would survive the distance otherwise. Managed to hold sub 8.30s - hillier course than I was expecting but helped my confidence with marathon training - did have two stops to actually take on water and use energy gels (trying them for the first time) so lost 5 mins but needed to try out the gels. Now focusing on completing marathon in 3.40 hours!!!
Vitalstatistix
Had a "crap" race (4 times seeing as you ask between 14K and 22K)...must be the hills that cause the ills...anyway, 4th time in a row here and have PB-ed each time...but never run a good race...next year maybe
Prettybubbles
Injured, not enough training.

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