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I’d never run a 5 mile race

I’d never run a 5 mile race

and I still haven’t…! But before that, the first “race” since my last update: Just a Hillsborough Parkrun, but it was on the Sheffield Running Club championship calendar, so counts for their competition. Annoyingly I’d succumbed to the lurg at the back end of January, which included a couple of days struck down on the sofa. Although I’d resurfaced from that mostly, it appeared that I caught another cold! 🙁 This meant that instead of getting a good chance to…

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New Parkrun 5k PB

New Parkrun 5k PB

20:29! Pretty happy with this! It was Hillsborough Parkrun’s 4th birthday, and as a result we ran it backwards. I figured this was a good opportunity to push my PB a bit, as with the reverse direction, the main downhill section is a lot longer (and consequently, the uphill steeper and shorter!) so in theory pushing hard on that long down hill should buy me seconds as long as I can push though the hill pain! And I did. Phew….

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