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Discussion: Looking good!

in: Whitesheep; Whitesheep > 2017-10-28

Oct 29, 2017 9:12 PM # 
I'm very impressed looking over your recent training - you look to be in much better shape than I was going into London earlier this year, with some really good faster stuff as well as a great endurance base - I'm sure all that marathon paced running is the way to go and what I lacked a bit of. Taper well, and I'm sure you'll feel great going into the race - a sub-2:50 definitely looks within your grasp if it all goes well on the day.
Nov 4, 2017 1:45 PM # 
Cheers Paul. Those long sustained efforts are what I’ve struggled with in the past and it does feel like they’ve brought me along nicely. Only hesitation is I haven’t raced at all in months, so I’m crossing fingers and hoping the good feeling in training translates well to race day!
Nov 5, 2017 8:52 AM # 
Nice one Tom, will be watching out for your result!! Agree with Paul that your training has been excellent - as a fellow newish Dad I'm so impressed, I don't know how you guys have managed to balance everything and get even fitter!
Nov 8, 2017 8:52 AM # 
Ben, although I’ve moaned a bit about a couple of bugs the last few weeks I think we’ve been really lucky so far with illnesses. I was expecting to have had a permanent cold all year so this is a pleasant surprise. Plus 4 months pat leave with a running buggy works wonders as a base phase :-)
Nov 8, 2017 8:54 AM # 
Plus I can almost feel emma pointing out it hasn’t always been that balanced... I’m in so much debt on brownie points, I’m surprised she hasn’t sent the bailiffs in.

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