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Sub 18 5k

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7 Aug
9:23am, 7 Aug 2019
657 posts
Roberto
I'm still struggling with this cold. Its 3 and a half weeks in now and impacted on 3 of my races I had planned so far this summer.

Hoping the fact that I've managed to keep the miles up means that when I'm better and I can get back up to speed quite quickly.
7 Aug
9:50am, 7 Aug 2019
67585 posts
Gobi
800 tonight !!
SPR
7 Aug
11:04am, 7 Aug 2019
28932 posts
SPR
Roberto - Are you sure you're not prolonging things by keeping mileage up and racing? Fees days easy/ off would probably be enough to sort it.
7 Aug
8:38pm, 7 Aug 2019
67590 posts
Gobi
2.22.5 - timers are pissed , was timed about a second faster so happy with 2 seconds off but sad not officially 3

28.4 200 is my best since forever
SPR
7 Aug
8:44pm, 7 Aug 2019
28937 posts
SPR
Are you saying the official time was wrong?

Good work on both.

Not sure if I'll do a 200 again anytime soon, but my PB from 2013 is 28.42, lol.
7 Aug
9:30pm, 7 Aug 2019
67591 posts
Gobi
Mine from 200x is 28.2

Yes it seems way off
J2R
7 Aug
10:14pm, 7 Aug 2019
2158 posts
J2R
Rubbish 5K this evening, 18:02. Felt crap all way round, and breeze didn't help. Could probably have run 17:45-17:50 but wasn't feeling it and couldn't motivate myself. You get races like this - not beating myself up.
SPR
13 Aug
11:54pm, 13 Aug 2019
28962 posts
SPR
Today I discovered I'm not in 4:22 1500m shape and blew the chance of a PB on a night with good conditions in the process. You don't know till you try but I was probably too aggressive in sticking to the pre-race plan from 400 to 1000 and paid the price in the last 500.

Might be the last race or I might get one more in.

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Ran 18:29 on 21/07/12 and want to go sub 18

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