Saturday 6 April 2013

Half marathon distance completed

By combining a regular run with the ParkRun and an extra loop home I managed to cobble together a half-marathon. It did include 16 minutes in 3 breaks between the segments so it wasn't continuous, but very nearly so. At least that is a 'target' beaten and by no means was it an easy course as it included 438m of ascent, a snow covered 500m and a sub-25 minute 5k near the end. I'm content with under 2 hours (moving time) for that (note that it is TWICE world record time).

Significantly the sun was out and I ran the 5k without a jacket! Perhaps it really is spring now?

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