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Aug 6, 2020

I had a crack at a 2 km time trial again this morning, mainly because I thought my time from two weeks ago was soft. I did manage to bring the time down from 7:49 to 7:43 (3:55, 3:48). I …Continue reading


Aug 3, 2020

This morning I ran the same sprint ‘ladder’ as last Monday, only in reverse – 100, 75, 50, 25, 25, 50, 75, 100, all in metres of course. It’s much easier mentally to vary sessions like these. It would get …Continue reading


Jul 30, 2020

I decided I’d try something a little different in today’s time trial – 1500 metres. I thought a 5:45 would be OK, but ended up surprising myself with a 5:32 (my PB is 4:13 from 1984). You might be wondering …Continue reading


Jul 27, 2020

I did an unusual sprint session this morning – a “ladder” that I went up and down. I ran 25m, 50m, 75m, and 100m, then the reverse, finishing with 25m as fast as I could go. I’m hoping it helps …Continue reading


Jul 24, 2020

Yesterday I ran a 2 km time trial – a distance I rarely do. I was happy to stop the clock at 7:49, feeling pretty good throughout. Then again, I’m only happy with the time given my current age. My …Continue reading