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Discussion: If I start at the front

in: syd; syd > 2017-11-23

Nov 26, 2017 4:23 PM # 
Mr Wonderful:
you definitely should start at the front!!
Nov 26, 2017 10:16 PM # 
You are one of those people?? ;) It's been so long since I've done a road race that I forgot.
Nov 27, 2017 12:40 AM # 
Mr Wonderful:
'Round these parts, 8:00/mile gets you top 5%, worst case top 10%. I think I did 7:30 ish pace at a not-quite-10K and finished like 20/1500. Lining up anything beyond 50th is just a nightmare of "hey, we can run abreast!" and "whoops wrong playlist lets fix that" and "let's stop and chat!" and kids flaming out after 100 m.

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