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BUPA London 10,000

Listed by Dave B
, London SW1 UK
135 Entrants Club PB SB Pred Time WAVA
1step2far Unaffiliated 1:00:00 1:04:13 1:12:03 42.10
aitchmac Stubbington Green Runners 55:36 56:29 55:00 56:29 54.35
Almostapb St. Albans Striders 42:36 44:36 44:36 66.68
Almostbarefoot Stragglers 47:51 49:17 48:00 49:17 62.79
aothen Greenwich Tritons 44:00 44:00 45:00 44:00 62.72
Argie East Essex Triathlon Club, Halesowen Triathlon 44:05 46:41 47:22 46:41 58.45
bagapeas Unaffiliated 45:35 45:40 50:00 45:50 60.63
bagelFS Unaffiliated 44:43
bakercow Unaffiliated 58:00 58:00 58:00
beffrey Unaffiliated 38:02 38:02 39:57 67.21
beula24 Unaffiliated 1:00:00 1:00:00 1:10:00 1:00:00 50.56
Big Scone Victoria Park Harriers & Tower Hamlets AC 36:02 36:02 39:00 36:02 74.70
BigEvilC Unaffiliated 40:47 42:57 42:59 42:57 68.70
boswandeling Unaffiliated 56:00
bozzer Unaffiliated 45:47 47:11 48:30 47:11 62.06
bundleboy Unaffiliated 42:01 49:01 49:01 55.21
Buttercup Unaffiliated 45:12 46:51 47:00 47:17 64.60
Cando Unaffiliated 42:16 42:16 42:41 68.61
Capucine Dulwich Runners AC 43:54 52:57 52:57 57.43
carolinef21 Unaffiliated 51:45 1:02:16
catcat London City Runners 53:29 1:02:00 1:04:00 43.74
catellington Unaffiliated 1:10:00
Cheeseman75 Unaffiliated 44:40 44:40 45:00 47:00 57.79
cityrunner London FrontRunners 47:50 49:27 50:00 49:31 60.06
Clatters Unaffiliated 44:02 46:13 48:00 46:43 60.81
comfortablynumb Unaffiliated 1:04:57 1:11:27 1:11:27 46.32
Crazygang Unaffiliated 55:45 55:45 55:00
curlygirly Springfield Striders RC 39:26 42:10 45:00 42:10 73.25
Dalya Dorking & Mole Valley AC 1:00:01 1:11:45
Darth Vader Royston Runners 41:17 43:00 47:00 43:24 69.06
DawnieRuns Unaffiliated 46:00 46:00 50:00 60.67
Debbie78 Unaffiliated 52:48 52:48 54:49 55.35
Dick! Unaffiliated 44:56 44:56 44:56 65.67
DIY Diva Ranelagh Harriers, Vets AC 45:57 49:16 53:25 60.59
dizzyrunner Unaffiliated 1:11:00 1:11:00 1:11:00 44.75
DomStevens UKnetrunner 47:32 48:05 47:00 50:52 53.20
FaeryImp Unaffiliated 59:16 1:01:46 1:01:46 52.40
Fast&Furious Woking AC 36:29 36:29 37:00 36:29 80.88
Fitguy Unaffiliated 41:54 41:54 43:00 41:54 79.67
FitterStu Unaffiliated 49:11 52:54 1:02:00 1:03:31 45.75
Footpad Unaffiliated 49:30 49:39 49:59 49:39 58.98
franceeeee Unaffiliated 47:17 48:16 49:03 62.70
Garfield FERC 56:20 1:03:18 1:00:00 1:03:18 51.13
GemSharpe Unaffiliated 48:55 53:18 55:00 53:18 56.91
Ghengis Redhill Distict Royal Mail AC, Striders of Croydon AC 41:35 48:41 48:55 58.96
Ginger Chicken Wimbledon Windmilers 39:14 39:47 39:30 40:06 67.74
gingergrumps Unaffiliated 50:14 53:30 53:30 50.77
gjc Unaffiliated 45:28 46:30 55:00 48:30 61.32
grahamk345 UKnetrunner 39:13 41:38 47:00 44:31 60.61
Gymfreak Datchet Dashers 42:25 45:47 48:26 62.63
Hawky5 Unaffiliated 55:17 58:23 59:47 54.14
Imogen Unaffiliated 56:06 56:06 56:06 54.31
Ivi Unaffiliated 1:02:49 1:02:49 1:10:00 1:02:49 48.29
JamRuns Unaffiliated 58:55
joehappe Orion Harriers 37:21 40:27 40:27 69.72
John66 Barnes Runners 58:44 59:14 59:59 1:09:33 41.78
julian hoare Unaffiliated 40:19 40:19 41:28 67.02
Jumpinglilac Unaffiliated 1:02:08 1:02:38 1:05:00 1:02:38 52.16
K8.T Unaffiliated 43:26 43:26 45:45 69.59
kat101 Unaffiliated 55:00
katemint Ranelagh Harriers 50:17 50:33 50:33 61.10
kaybear Wimbledon Windmilers 52:27 53:47 52:00 53:47 58.02
kaysdee Heaton Harriers & AC 39:45 45:34 49:00 48:21 62.89
kdp Hillingdon AC 56:55 1:02:17 54:00 1:02:17 47.02
LimpFigRoll Unaffiliated 1:08:35 1:08:35 1:08:35 41.74
LorLor Orpington Road Runners 1:00:01 1:00:01 59:00 1:00:01 50.77
Lucretia Unaffiliated 1:07:41 1:09:19 1:09:19 46.17
lxr Unaffiliated 1:09:00 1:09:00 1:15:00 1:09:00 44.25
MAT68 Unaffiliated 55:41 55:41 59:59 1:00:59 46.94
Max71 Serpentine RC 57:02 1:01:36 1:08:00 45.42
Mildred Newport & District RC 54:34 54:34 54:34 56.60
monkey harris Unaffiliated 49:07 53:08 53:08 53.47
morebeer Unaffiliated 44:46 48:49 55:00 54:44 51.14
Mr. K. Cove Joggers, Windle Valley Runners 43:36 45:14 48:19 58.80
Mrbanners Unaffiliated 45:46 57:03 1:00:00 57:03 47.61
Mrs GT Bedford Harriers AC 57:17 58:37 58:37 54.74
mrs womble Unaffiliated 1:03:07 1:03:07 1:03:07 48.28
mrsbadi Unaffiliated 57:11 57:11 59:55
nachozx Unaffiliated
nick_evans Unaffiliated 42:25 42:25 40:00 42:25 65.46
NLeather Unaffiliated 44:01 48:37 48:45 57.42
oceanspirit Unaffiliated 1:00:53 1:00:53 1:09:50 43.45
oneronaldo Bearbrook Joggers RC 46:39 47:39 47:59 47:39 72.60
Owie Unaffiliated 48:25 48:25 1:10:00 48:25
Peteb69 100 Marathon Club, Serpentine RC 38:06 40:46 41:49 67.44
pirate Unaffiliated 39:26 44:13 45:00 44:13 67.26
PJK Spitfire Running Club 38:19 39:59 38:00 40:28 68.20
Pneu Pfleet Feet Running Club 42:05 44:21 44:21 64.06
Porthos Hailsham Harriers 56:33 56:33 1:04:06 46.76
pschof1802 Unaffiliated 53:26 57:08 57:08 56.46
Puffing Billy Unaffiliated 49:24 50:26 50:26 61.36
purple_sunshine2 Unaffiliated 1:07:00
Race Jase Leeds City AC, Orpington Road Runners 32:05 36:52 38:00 38:07 70.45
RedShift Unaffiliated 47:59 54:15 54:15 49.49
reevesie Bexley AC, Petts Wood Runners 39:33 39:33 39:33 71.09
Rosscopico Unaffiliated 58:10:00 58:10:00 58:10:00 0.81
roverman 100 Marathon Club 50:26 56:08 56:24 51.92
Ruislipguy Unaffiliated 44:42 46:06 46:33 58.62
runner duck Unaffiliated 51:04 55:14 55:14 58.60
runningbean Unaffiliated 47:28 50:21 50:30 50:21 53.58
runningtink Unaffiliated 1:06:15 1:07:00 1:24:42 35.90
runnyknows Unaffiliated 1:09:00 1:09:00 1:09:00 44.98
runrebeccarun Unaffiliated 53:34 53:34 56:04 54.85
SharonD Ranelagh Harriers, St. Mary's University College AC 48:27 48:27 1:00:00 53:20 57.67
sherryf Framlingham Flyers 1:06:07 1:07:01 1:11:29 43.96
shezz Caerleon Running club 44:08 50:04 50:04 53.63
Shin-Twigs Unaffiliated 53:27 55:05 57:00 1:01:00 51.81
Shred Betty Lliswerry Runners 50:24 57:39 58:00 57:39 54.13
simpleeeee Unaffiliated 43:28 44:19 46:00 45:33 62.84
SK aka Clive Ashford and District RRC 49:44 54:00 54:00 58.96
Slowly But Shirley MK Lakeside Runners 54:57 1:12:25 1:15:00 1:13:03 43.26
Smallks Unaffiliated 53:33 53:33 59:00 55:08 50.06
solitude_fairy Unaffiliated 1:01:21 1:01:21 1:01:21 50.86
Sporran Dagenham 88 Runners 48:50 48:50 48:48 49:36 59.49
Stevce International Maraton Klub Delta 1893, Old Gordonians Runners 49:39 55:42 55:42 52.98
Steve Bienvenu Guernsey Island AAC 33:39 38:10 39:00 38:10 70.35
Sting Ray Dagenham 88 Runners, Pitsea Running Club, Flyers Southend 44:48 47:50 46:00 49:40 54.11
Struggers68 Unaffiliated 51:08 52:10 56:30 50.28
stu8 Thetford AC 37:31 37:34 37:34 74.51
SUPERWOMAN63 Unaffiliated 1:02:32 1:03:10 1:02:31 1:07:43 48.24
suze78 Dartford Road Runners 53:48 57:02 57:02 53.20
The funky monkey Ampthill & Flitwick Flyers RC, Bedford Harriers AC 51:52 1:03:47 59:00 1:10:42 39.04
TheBeetroot Unaffiliated 1:06:52 1:13:59 1:25:00 1:15:16 44.31
tinx Heathfield RRC 51:43 53:26 1:04:05 48.20
Tonius Unaffiliated 44:25 44:25 44:25 60.74
tr_88 Unaffiliated 56:01 56:24 56:24 48.12
Tryffydog Vegetarian Cycling & AC 1:00:24 1:00:24 59:59 1:00:24 56.54
Tuzzer British Military Fitness 53:06 1:01:08 1:00:00 1:01:08 46.13
Unattached Unaffiliated
Virgil Tracy Unaffiliated 40:36 40:36 39:59 40:36 66.13
Vitani Weston AC 39:08 40:04 44:01 61.15
WestCountryLad Dulwich Park Runners 40:52 41:55 41:55 64.22
Winky! Unaffiliated 51:15 55:10
wonkenstein Unaffiliated 47:30 49:42 49:42 54.16
YoungWallace Garscube Harriers 38:03 38:03 39:12 68.49

This event is listed on these dates:

nick_evans
Updated with official time. I managed to take just under a minute off my previous personal best despite an unscheduled toilet break at 2km on the Embankment.
oceanspirit
I am really pleased with my time. I knew I wasn't going to do better than a PB. My goal was to get around without the my hamstring stopping me. And I achieved my goal! My hamstring was alright all the way round the course. The one and only time I actually felt any little niggle was doing a 90degree turn towards the horse guards after the 9k mark.

The weather was much better this year which made the course much more enjoyable. I loved coming around to the corner to see St. Pauls Cathedral. Loved running up towards trafalgar square. Loved running down the Mall. Loved starting at Buckingham Palace.
SUPERWOMAN63
I am sure the weather will be better than last year !!! Have strained my back pushing a shopping trolley !!! once it's better l will get ready for this run , yeah yeah Bring it on.
Okay l done a very lacklustre 4 miles yesterday, lets not even talk about how long they took to do !!!
I AM NOT A QUITTER, I AM NOT A..........I AM NOT..........
Slowly But Shirley
My last race before Edinburgh Marathon
bagelFS
I'm quite scared by the thought of a 10K, not sure how this will go.
TheBeetroot
Have had a knee injury for the past couple of months so I will be run/walking this just to get the medal and goody bag, and enjoy the lovely scenery!
Argie
yeah PB! and it was fantastically organised and managed. Marshall's were very efficient and (I guess) the odd fetchie was amongst them.
kaybear
Going to work hard for a PB on this one
pirate
anything under 45mins for me
Garfield
First 10k in almost 10 years...last one was Frimley 10k in Oct 1999...where I did 1:03:52 or thereabouts. I would like under an hour if possible! See race report in blog. Sub 1 was out when I temporarily destroyed knee in February after the snow went away and couldn't run for 2 months.
1step2far
Will prob 'end up' walking this one... still have arm in cast and knee is 'odd' (medical description) but persuaded my house mate ot do it so I have to try!
Fast&Furious
Official time - was 5th in M45 age group and 42 overall
Big Scone
I'm looking forward to this. Just like the London Marathon, but without the wall.
oneronaldo
Well pleased another Pb. Sixth in age group.
Smallks
My 1st 10k. Great conditions. following a VERY hot FLM nice to race on a cool day. Was going for 57m would have been happy with anything under 59:59 so well pleased with 55m. Great course, would recomend and will do it again.
Ivi
Juuuuhuuu :-)

the start was too slow, too many people.... I would like to run the race in 58 minutes next year ;-)
Imogen
Perfect conditions - not too hot or sunny, few drops of rain early on. I had a cold and wasn't feeling great, had to slow down at 7k, but really enjoyed the crowds, the music and the scenery. Great goody bag too!
kaysdee
Not racing it as Edinburgh marathon on Sunday.
Really hard to slow down in a race!
gjc
Just had to pull out of the London marathon due to acute pancreatitis so not looking for a PB. Just easing back in!
aitchmac
part of Edinburgh Marathon training plan. Just got over cold, and also have a tight hamstring so took it really easy. Was surprised to see average pace below 9min / mile as was really running easy and withing myself
Footpad
It cannot possibly rain anymore than last year! Was my fave 10K of last year tho :-)

Another new shiny PB!! Oh and I went through 5 miles faster than 2 weeks ago so I can do that quicker too! Was a great run. Race very well organised. Route is magic especially through Ledenhall Market, past St Pauls, Mansion House.... totally PB-Tastic! Official time 3 secs quicker than Garmin!

Saw One Ronaldo, Ragged Sporran, DIYDiva, BCRB and Gymfreak. Was a good day to be running... no monsoon rain, sun stayed hidden behind light cloud... :-)
kdp
Very crowded run
FitterStu
Ran well for first 7K and then started to struggle. Still a PB, but may have been worse actual performance than Edinburgh, 3 weeks before. It is possible that standing, jumping and drinking in pub watching Rangers win the league on the afternoon before may have caused some extra fatigue.

The course was excellent and was really well organised. Good atmosphere and the weather got it just about right.
Shin-Twigs
great day, great race. much fun
curlygirly
really looking forward to this one. its u and me this time dick!!
update- loved it!!!( mind u garmin had it at 6.4?? )and 31st lady home-not bad for an oldie!
franceeeee
Muggy and dusty in the big smoke...
Mr. K.
Not bad esp after Wokingham Half. Must be in with a shout of fastest NUN - 1st time in full fancy dress for a 10 Km - bring on the habbit jokes!!!
Buttercup
Wouldn't mind breaking my pb....!! Think it depends how busy the course is.
......(after the race)....
Great race! Lovely organisation, but spending all of the day before stripping wallpaper is not great race preparation. 30 secs or so outside my pb, bit annoyed but I'll just have to beat it another time!
DIY Diva
Through 5k in 26:28. Some form returning :-)
runnyknows
My first ever race!!! Ran all the way... I'm going to keep wearing my medal :D
Ginger Chicken
My Garmin says I did 10km in 39m30s. The only thing is that the finish line was still 200m away at that point. No excuses - still a good, fast time and if I lose a bit more weight I'll be flying. I have a month until my club 10km race.
Clatters
NO training for 4 weeks before-hand, plus 4 days in bed with man-flu, yet I still got out and out in a 46 minute run. Chuffed with myself, even if a bit stupid !!
Sting Ray
Did the very first one last year. Very good course. A good way to get the feel of the FLM without running 26miles! .Well organised and good atmosphere so worth the money. It will be my annual event. Had he remains of a flu while running so could not get a BP
The funky monkey
Poor result due to the need for a comfort break at 2k!!. Had to wait for 6 mins!

Also, climbed scaffell Pike the day before, excuses i know, must do better next time.
Race Jase
Unofficial time. HeartRate through the roof. Averaged 199! that's not good, thought I was going to have a heart attack at mile five. Still, very pleased with the PB. I know I can go quicker too as I'd only done 43 miles since 26th April. Great event, lots of support and supert drummers. Garmin had it as 6.41 miles but then it always over eggs it, doesn't it!
runner duck
v pleased with that as i was on the green start with my charity place. lots of weaving about but good fun.
Sporran
Final sharpener before Edinburgh Marathon. Would not encourage betting on this one. Update- unofficial time! might squeeze a couple of seconds off, met a number of Fetchies both before and after the race :-)
runningbean
Entered this one at the last minute because Keri isn't running - exciting
YoungWallace
Very well organised race.

Slow first kilometre as expected in traffic at the start, then a nice track round the streets of london for a bit. A bit stuffy to run in with a breeze into the face for a bit along the Thames on the way out.
0-5km 19:52
5-10km 19:20
Happy with result - bit tired at the end. Would happily run this again even though it is a massive field.
SharonD
Loved it, went round with Heather and just enjoyed the day...neither of us wanted the course to end - it's just a lovely, lovely course through the city and finishing on the Mall :-) I just wanted to get within th ehour and was shocked to discover that I had gone round only just over a minute slower than last weekend's race....that 50min target is just around the corner....
PJK
Over optimistic prediction so soon after the Halstead marathon.Realistically though, a good run for the first 10k this year. looking forward to some good 10k training, hopefully new P.B. on the cards at either southend classic or chelmsford later this year.
beffrey
Started too far back so slowed by traffic for the km and was unable to make up the time.
Fitguy
Caught the 6.34am train up, meeting Nick at Faversham. It was perfect conditions for this well organised race through London's landmarks, and we were in the Red A pen, so a bit nervous about getting in the way of the really fast runners! Cloudy but not cols & only light wind. Nick & I went off well & he was only 20secs back at 5k.

I kept up a fast pace throughout & felt the pain for the last 2 k, but beat the 42 minutes mark (as instructed by Flo) finishing in a new PB of 41'54 - and I was amazed to see I was 1st in the "Vintage" category!
tinx
Been ill and unable to train at all for 4 months prior. decided last thing to do it. Great run, very well organised.
comfortablynumb
Warm race
Struggers68
Ran with Breda
LimpFigRoll
Had to stop after 2K for a wee! All that free lucozade caught up with me :) A lesson learned as the queue for the loos were 5 or 6 mins
mrs womble
first race post itbs
wonkenstein
First timed 10k. Lots of fun - wonkenstein.tumblr.com
Porthos
Not bad considering the lack of training and the toilet stop !! .. will be better in 2010
Rosscopico
Place: 3133
Male Place: 2109
Race Number: 9897
Steve Bienvenu
Awesome race!!! Due to injury I was struggling to even run 6 miles in the weeks uilding up to the race and I couldn't run any faster then 6:30 pace in training.

When I got to the start line I realised I was starting about 10metres behind Mo Farah, so that got my adrenaline running, My pla was to take it easy but when the race started I just got carried away with the crowd, my first 2 miles were 5:30 and 5:40 which I knew was way too fast but it felt comfortable.

I managed to stick to 6min miles after this and it was only with 1.5 miles left I really started to struggle because of the lack of training.

I managed to put in a strong sprint finish which got me across the line in 38:10 and I finished 73rd out of 12,500.

Doing it again this year, hopefully sub 37min and another top 100 finiah
sherryf
Injured
lxr
1st 10k race

Race Noticeboard

For useful updates, lift shares, cancellations etc:
  • On 20th Mar 2009 at 4:30pm, tr_88 wrote: Anybody got a spare number? Also willing to swap place for Reading Half!
  • On 10th Jun 2009 at 9:03pm, runrebeccarun wrote: loved this race, so organised, it was a breeze..
  • On 12th Jun 2009 at 6:00am, comfortablynumb wrote: Nerves got the better of me again. Last year negative split, this year struggled 2nd half. Sure I can do better than this.
  • On 12th Jun 2009 at 12:34pm, tinx wrote: great race. I was ill for 5 months before this so not up to fitness. got the hr though, booked for next yr

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