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|_andy||Kinross Road Runners||1:20:41||1:28:05||1:29:31||1:28:25||68.24|
|awatson2||Falkirk Victoria Harriers||1:34:07||1:35:31||1:39:00||1:39:07||67.01|
|BigMac9||Scottish Veteran Harriers Club||1:40:32||1:44:14||1:47:16||63.51|
|cake muncher||Falkland Trail Runners||1:17:15||1:17:25||1:17:25||81.65|
|Cheeky Geordie||Dunbar RC||1:29:08||1:33:31||1:34:00||1:33:37||72.17|
|Coz I can||Central AC, Ochil Hill Runners||1:16:52||1:19:00||1:19:24||75.51|
|Donald S||Harmeny AC||1:29:10||1:34:35||1:34:35||71.41|
|Fid||Kinross Road Runners||1:23:57||1:38:14||1:45:00||1:38:14||71.23|
|Hibeedeb||Wrekin Road Runners, Pirate Ship Of Fools||1:52:38||1:52:38||2:00:00||1:56:00||65.26|
|Lynchy||Carnethy Hill RC||1:31:23||1:45:05||1:45:05||57.83|
|pdmacmill||Garden City Runners||1:40:00||1:40:00||1:47:00||55.35|
|Run Ralphie||Kinross Road Runners||2:14:17||2:14:17||2:14:17||44.11|
|Selfish Git!!!||Greenock Glenpark Harriers||1:29:28|
|STOOSH||Falkirk Victoria Harriers||1:20:46||1:31:17||1:31:17||64.88|
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1:28:25 is a pretty hefty PB for me, neatly dodging the 1:29 times completely. Felt comfortable most of the way, joined a group of about ten between 2 and 4 miles and tucked in nicely at the back, but the hill at Vane farm proved a bit too much and I fell off the back. After that, it was a pretty lonely nine miles, with three runners passing me at various points and me pulling back one place with an impressive sprint finish (that's what I'm built for - this endurance malarky running is just me being daft). 39th place and mission accomplished. Yay!
not a lot of training these days due to a new job, we will have to see on the day
well its around the time i thought due to new job not getting a lot of training in these days
BUT actually its a PB
Mixed feelings about this. Considering that I came down with a stomach bug on Sunday and have been on under half rations all week, I suppose turning up was a bit of an achievement, and finishing, even more so. Ran reasonably to around 10 miles, though I could feel the power draining from around 7: seriously ran out of juice then, last 3.1 in over 35 mins with several walk breaks. If I had been a wee bit faster, I would have been happy, but it just wasn't there. Still, this is a marker: I will NEVER run a slower HM.
Coursewise- I suppose the overcast day didn't do it any favours, but I found it a bit so-so. Also a lot more vehicular traffic than I expected. Pretty well organised, and the goodie bag (featuring a towel and the actual bag itself) was different.
entered 45 minutes before the start, having had a sore right calf for a few days - it was fine on race morning, but my left one hurt, so I havered a bit, and then entered, planning on taking it easyish...
Placed 3rd / 1st vet. A very well organised and scenic race around Loch Leven. I really liked the souvenir towel and bag. Thought they were much better than a medal. We even got good running weather for a change!
steady paced training run. Enjoyed my little run round the Loch. Cool and dry but a tad windy. Hillier than I remembered though
Another good run. Very steady pace from start and kept it going well. Rather cold and I probably put too much on. Great course and scenic although the hill at Scotlandwell concentrates the mind
Looking forward to progressing towards that 1 hr 30 mark sometime this year.