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Fetch London One Mile Challenge No2

Listed by Mikuro
, London SE6 UK
27 Entrants Club PB SB Pred Time WAVA
*Anj* Unaffiliated 7:09 7:15 7:30 7:15 58.58
abdou Kent AC 5:05 5:05 5:10 5:05 73.02
anne23 Unaffiliated 6:07 6:18 6:28 6:18 65.88
Big Scone Victoria Park Harriers & Tower Hamlets AC 5:01 5:01 5:10 5:01 74.02
BigChiefRunningBore Watford Joggers 5:39 5:39 6:19 5:47 67.88
BigEvilC Unaffiliated 5:44 5:44 5:55 5:44 70.57
Blister TeamBath AC, Walton AC 4:45 4:55 4:59 4:55 75.49
ChrisHB Unaffiliated 7:34 7:42 8:30 7:42 57.39
Ellem East Lothian Triathlon Club 7:44 7:54 7:54 62.41
Garfield FERC 8:09 8:26 9:00 8:26 53.69
Gasping 4 breath Unaffiliated 7:56 7:56 10:00 7:56 57.75
GordonG Unaffiliated 6:23 6:23 6:29 6:23 62.43
icklechick Winchester & District AC 6:15 6:54 6:50 6:54 60.15
JEJ Unaffiliated 4:43 4:55 4:59 4:55 75.46
Jock Itch FERC 5:00 5:01 4:59 5:01 77.10
MartinCunningham Southern Counties Veterans AC, Petts Wood Runners 5:47 6:12 6:00 6:12 65.76
MattTheRat Victoria Park Harriers & Tower Hamlets AC 5:08 5:08 5:10 5:08 78.22
Mr BooBoo La Boy Croydon Harriers 5:57 5:57 5:57 62.84
Night-owl Unaffiliated 7:27 7:40 7:42
Rebel Unaffiliated 8:18 8:18 8:18 60.17
RFJ Swindon Striders 5:29 5:35 5:45 6:00 64.94
Roobarb Unaffiliated 8:18 8:18 9:00 8:18 58.66
Runs With Coyotes Unaffiliated 4:58 4:58 4:59 4:58 77.88
SarahL FERC 6:20 6:20 6:45 6:39 62.58
SteveT Hart Road Runners 5:07 5:07 5:00 5:07 78.47
Tpod Unaffiliated 6:51 6:51 8:00 7:08 52.01
youlooktired Unaffiliated 4:55 4:55 4:59 4:55 75.46
Really good fun, excellent to meet other Fetchies and race a mile on a nice track. Good pacing from JEJ, but I slipped off the sub-5 pace after 900m and it was pretty grim after that. Splits of 75,77,78,78 tell the story. But a 14 second PB, so still very happy. 14.6 for the 100m as well.
Hello to everyone who was there and a big thank you to all the organisers for putting on such a good wee race! Very happy with the time. A combination of the race and the free flowing pints on saturday night meant that my time at bluewater today(sunday) wasn't too good... Hope to see some of you again soon!
really loved it pace per lap 87,86,87,84 good and even , good fetchie atmosphere happy to go under 6 and will do again sometime
Would love to get under 6:30 as part of my plan for world domination (otherwise known a sub-6 mile) in the next few years. UPDATE: That went much better than I expected! Thanks JEJ for some incredibly helpful impromptu pacing.
Woohooo!!! at last, got past that 5 minute barrier and managed an 11 second PB, thanks to JEJ for pacing and abdou for sorting out the track...I still owe you £4! - full report will be in my blog...
much better time than i dared to hope for, thanks entirely to Blister's pacing - cheers mate.

New PB, highest ever ranking points, highest ever WAVA - fab day!
Very pelased with this. I couldn't race it because of the sciatica. Although it was feeling a lot better it was still there and didn't want to set myself back. So took first two laps nice and easy then gradually increased pace. Felt good and strong and remarkably easy. Which is quite scary! :) So not a PB but very pleased as it seems my sciatica is heading in the right direction. I might be able to get back into some proper training soon! :)
Runs With Coyotes
Looking forward to this immeasurably and training hard. Sub-five is goal number one, but it may be out of reach. Beating Blister is goal number two... but that'll probably be out of reach too! But whatever happens I plan to give it absolutely EVERYTHING I have... UPDATE: And I did. Made some tactical errors, but just about squeezed in there under five minutes. Will blog soon...
Have to go for this........ Jnr will be up for it too, but I dont intend on letting him beat me.......!

UPDATE.... Beat jnr but only got 6:00.... seriously hard.
Post marathon training .... hopefully will be able to lower the pb towards the magic 6min/mile mark
Ah, lovely warm June *RACE UPDATE* Was lovely and warm. Which probably accounts for a fair bit of a pleasing 14-second PB. Was perfectly placed on JEJ's pacemaking shoulder with 2 to go but had overcooked it a bit and struggled on lap 3 as the guys streamed past... Still had a kick though - now know I can do sub-5 next time. 12.3 for the 100 :)
Just hoping to do better than last time...which exceeded my expectations. Wheeeeeeeeee - had SarahL pacing me...
Jock Itch
Cant make this but will be doing my mile at Bracknell with club. Timed mile with Bracknell Forest Runners. Should be an easy PB. Lump on !

*****UPDATE**** Pleased but gutted not to go under the magic 5mins. Ran on my own and timed by Bracknell Forest Runners club official. Went through 400m in 1:10 (bit suicidal) , through 800m in 2:24 and then basically hung on in there. Looking at my watch several times on final lap proabaly cost me. Next time and with competition I will do it. Another PB though :)
Loved that. Just a bit slower than last time but really enjoyed it. Great support from Fetchies, and Blister was great as a pacer for us. Thank you all. Next time sub 7:30 !!!!
Gasping 4 breath
Thank you Craig for pacing- really chuffed with outcome.
I think last time I did 7.33. would like to sub 7.30 but will depend on how training is going etc....*POST* Due to a great pacer, I managed 7.15 :) Very hard and hurty!!! Lungs burning etc.
Big Scone
I'm looking forward to the next one whenever it may be. Thanks to everyone who helped organise the event and made the journey down to Ladywell.
1s pb!!!
I'll jog around a few laps to put the sub 5 boys through 1209m in a nice even 3:44.

Alternatively I could run with a camera to film the race on the move...?
PB day of joy (ignoring CBA 100m) *cough cough*

Race Noticeboard

For useful updates, lift shares, cancellations etc:
  • On 21st Apr 2008 at 10:32am, Mikuro wrote: CHANGED AGAIN! Now at Paddington Recreation Ground Athletics Track @ 11am
  • On 25th Apr 2008 at 2:54pm, Mikuro wrote: AND AGAIN!! Now at Ladywell Arena @ 10am. :P
  • On 30th Apr 2008 at 10:06am, Mikuro wrote: AAAAAND AGAIN!! Now at Ladywell Arena @ 12pm
  • On 11th Jun 2008 at 6:13pm, GordonG wrote: i can offer a lift from Lewisham station. see http://www.fetcheveryone.com/viewtopic.php?id=11342 for details.