I feel very happy this evening. An absolute u-turn from the recent low points, doubts and general whingeing.
Todays Folksworth15 race was a huge test of the training and the marathon plans in general.
I used to live in Folksworth and have zero memory of this race going on, but I thought I’d have a bit of an advantage from knowing the course :S
The plan was 6 minute miles for as long as possible (at least ten miles) then use the rest as a bit of a mental test for the last bit of the marathon.
From the off we had a really good group going (including Paul Lunn who ran similar pace group at Nene Valley 10) and fell into the required pace nicely
There was a lot made of the hills. I couldn’t remember them being that bad.
The first lap went swimmingly felt strong. The…
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