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Training Log Archive: abarrington1

In the 7 days ending Aug 3:

activity # timemileskm+m
  Running5 6:25:21 41.07(9:23) 66.1(5:50) 2433
  Total5 6:25:21 41.07(9:23) 66.1(5:50) 2433

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Saturday Aug 3 #

Running race 29:21 [5] 5.7 km (5:09 / km) +366m 3:54 / km

Creagh Dubh Hill race - great fun!
first time doing this one, cracking games race. Ive missed this sort of thing amongst all these skyraces lately.
Had a shocking start, despite being in what looked like a good position on the line i got stuck behind people and had to peg it out of the field. Proper solid climb though, took loads of folk and was around 10th to the top. Lost a couple on the way down and finished 14th. Coming to accept that as my climbing gets better, the descending needs to follow! as I am now amongst better runners when i get to the top. Took one place back on the flat near the end which was good. Happy enough in a British Champs race. Perhaps slighly foolishly i did the 1500m race afterwards..... did win a tenner though.

Friday Aug 2 #

6 PM

Running 40:00 [2] 8.7 km (4:36 / km)

Easy flat run around the block. Feet ok.

Thursday Aug 1 #

8 AM

Running 1:12:00 [3] 14.8 km (4:52 / km)

Easy run around glasgow with 8 x 1 min at 10km effort. Feet ok, toe all but healed but plantar foot still lurking. Nice to be in the comfier more supportive road shoes though.

Wednesday Jul 31 #

6 AM

Running 1:13:00 [2] 15.5 km (4:43 / km)

Easy flat run around London. Nice to run on some flat terrain!

Sunday Jul 28 #

8 AM

Running race 2:51:00 [5] 21.4 km (7:59 / km) +2067m 5:23 / km

Comapedrosa Skyrace- good!
Climbed well, definite noticeable improvement in my climbing recently. Lost time on the descent- probably around 5 places. This was unsuprising as the toe was always going to make me less confident than previously. I purposefully took it easy on the first descent as i knew about the steepness of the next climb. This paid off and i took back all the folk who passed me on the first downhill. fast finish, managed to take back another place. Slight cramps towards the very end, was pretty hot!

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