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53 notifications in 2 days? I'm not complaining obviously but so busy and no time for posting and certainly not going back over all the drama here;)
Anyway. nothing yesterday - it was raining and with no races..i thought..what's the point?
Usual morning route today, 8.1 ish miles, 6.49 miling. Leg still a bit dodgy, loads of stretching, but wavering between 3-5 / 10 in the pain stakes. Annoying.
There's definitely a benefit to fast running per se of course. I had great times with Marlow flying around their streets with no idea of pace outside of "flat out" for whatever I had at that time.
But it's pretty critical kit to have any real idea of how you're looking.
We need to get you a watch old son. Maybe a whip round
From the rough distances to super accurate, I remember encountering a quality runner on the local scene, who I never regarded as being particularly sharp, being one of those "your right" types.
I was astounded by the way that when we were talking he just quoted me what pace I should be looking at for doing the 3k, from what must have been a razor quick assessment of my form, ability, and the not incredibly easy maths of a distance that is an awkward 7.5 laps of a track.
Yet he was spot on with the maths!
People in the 60s and 70s didn't "need" the flash shoes, anything more than water, accurate courses or any suchstuff.
But we have them so should embrace it
Good to hear you're getting something decent.