Monday, 3 August 2009

Riders on the Storm

Posted by speedygeoff on Monday, August 03, 2009 with 2 comments
Sunday’s High Noon 3000m
Katie 11:42, Ken 11:54.
Despite a strong wind, Katie's time was within one second of her pb. The splits tell the story: it was into the back straight wind 3 times in the second km; twice in the first and third: 3:51, 4:01, 3:50. And Ken gained 10 seconds (nearly) on Katie in the last lap, that tells me he will improve rapidly very soon.

Saturday’s Runners Shop 5k
22. Roger Pilkington M50 20:27
33. Geoff Moore M60 21:20
37. Heidi Johnston W35 21:46
40. Ewen Thompson M50 22:33
61 finishers
My 21:20 was a struggle. I too blame the wind. I thought I rememberd Heidi crossing the line in 22:00? There seemed to be a random hand-out of place tags, so I might be correct. Whatever, it was a big pb for her.

Saturday’s Runners Shop 10k
52. Roger Pilkington M50 46:23
77. Geoff Moore M60 57:07
78. Ewen Thompson M50 57:10
83 finishers

My Plans this week: A 95km week including
Monday 3 Parliament House 4:30pm jog; 5:30pm aerobic intervals
Wednesday 5 12:15pm BBQ Stakes 6k
Thursday 6 Dickson 3:50pm long run; 5:30pm sprint training

Good luck to those competing in the City to Surf.
There seems to be no Canberra events this weekend. Who's for a very long run somewhere?
With 8 months to go, I start my marathon build-up today, and will continue to use mainly the BBQ Stakes to check progress, but I may still run a few track races if I feel like it.

 Janene showing good form in the Bush Capital 25k

 Yours truly ditto. Running. Just.


  1. That was a horrible downhill!

  2. and Ewen, I am definitely not going rapidly down-hill. Which is a good thing, or so they say.