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Discussion: Tough One

in: Whitesheep; Whitesheep > 2020-02-03

Feb 7, 2020 12:58 PM # 
Nice write up! Good analysis work, proud of you :)

Understand why you're not completely confident but you must be quite experienced with these things by now? Maybe it will surprise you and you'll have a good feeling over the first 5-10km about whether or not 2:45 is possible.

Good luck in any case.
Feb 13, 2020 12:43 PM # 
I don't know that I'm that experienced. I've done four, but one at a young age and one in not great health, so it's still a bit tricky to judge. And I think if I wanted to run 2:45 then even allowing for seeing how I feel on the day I'd need to start quicker than 2:50 pace.

Will see how I feel as the taper takes effect but 2:45 feels right on the fringes of what I could hope for and more of a risk than I want to take this time around.

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