Can I?

Keyworth Turkey Trot Sunday - club handicap race (6kish) Thursday night - good idea or not?

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  • Anything with the words 'turkey' and 'trot' can only be a good idea!
  • Yeah, why not? I would. Just take it easy this week. And eat lots of food. And have a few recuperative pints in the Brunswick (you're in Derby, aren't you?) on Friday night. And Saturday night.
  • The handicap is tomorrow and the half this Sunday - sorry I probably implied it was the other way round.

    I know I wont feel stiff or anything because generally I don't suffer like that but I wondered if I would be fully fresh for Sunday if I ran fast of Thursday.

  • I read on one of the training plans that you should do a 10km race the week before a half as it gets your body used to the speed etc, so what's a couple of days...?!!?
  • OK I'll do it - plenty more half marathons in the sea anyway.
  • ..and if the half marathon goes badly you can always say that you were "just treating it as your long Sunday run"

    So remember, rest, food, plenty of beer ...
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