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Training Log Archive: rickyp

In the 1 days ending Nov 27, 2019:

activity # timemileskm+mload
  Running2 1:13:37 8.16(9:01) 13.14(5:36) 13736.8
  Total2 1:13:37 8.16(9:01) 13.14(5:36) 13736.8

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Wednesday Nov 27, 2019 #


London Marathon 2020 entered

I started training for this unofficially 3.5 weeks ago but now I have confirmed my entry. 150 days to go

I have not run a marathon previously as I always had the excuses that I wouldn't do one before I was 25 or while I was prioritizing other races. I then found myself a few months back thinking about the plans for next year and these previous excuses were no longer valid. I also realised this was perhaps the best opportunity I would get, given other friends are also marathon training.

Time-wise my hope to run under 2:40. This is a little over the VDOT equivalent of a 1:14:30 half but at this stage I still need to do lots of long training runs at this pace. I can always re-evaluate later. I would prefer to have a good first experience than to have a negative one and never want to enter one again.
7 AM

Running 38:00 [2] 6.8 km (5:35 / km) +47m 5:24 / km
ahr:123 max:142 shoes: Salomon Speedcross 4 (Grey) 2

Lap of the meadows then back, pick up my lunch then ITW
5 PM

Running 35:37 [2] 6.34 km (5:37 / km) +90m 5:15 / km
ahr:127 max:148 shoes: Salomon Speedcross 4 (Grey) 2

Lap of St Margaret's Loch then HFW

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