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Training Log Archive: Mark3

In the 1 days ending Apr 27:

activity # timemileskm+m
  Running - Trail1 3:24:16 24.17(8:27) 38.89(5:15) 1585
  Total1 3:24:16 24.17(8:27) 38.89(5:15) 1585
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Saturday Apr 27 #

10 AM

Running - Trail race (Yorkshire Three Peaks) 3:24:16 intensity: (25 @0) + (33 @1) + (7:01 @2) + (2:58:35 @3) + (17:42 @4) 38.89 km (5:15 / km) +1585m 4:22 / km
ahr:148 max:164 shoes: Adidas Speed Ultra (10.5)

18th! Great result IMO. Not only is this 15 mins faster than last time, but it was also a kilometre (at least) longer due to the new loop near Old Ing.

I thought I was moving pretty poorly by the end, but the splits suggest otherwise (or that everyone else was feeling even worse)

PyG 33:34 31st
Ribble 54:54 23rd, up to 24th
Whernside 33:53 20th, up to 20th
Hill Inn 18:17 8th, up to 19th
Ingle 31:14 10th, up to 18th
Horton 32:23 11th, stayed in 18th

In contrast to last time, went out hard and pushed on the flat bits. I remembered it as being quite grassy but it was more stony tracks and very little grass. Trail shoes probably still required due to the descent from PyG, but more cushioning would have been fine. I think this shoe choice was okay though. The climb up Whernside was boggy in places but not too bad mostly. I'd gained the three places just after the viaduct and neither gained nor lost on this section. Down to Hill Inn I thought I was being a bit too cautious on the uneven rocky slabs, but given the split, maybe not.

From Hill Inn to Ingleborough I felt okay on the actual steep section of the climb, but definitely feeling it on the slabs leading up to the steep part. Then on the descent I felt pretty slow too. It just goes to show that your own perception of how well you're moving vs everyone else isn't necessarily very accurate.

700ml water, about right for a mixed weather day. Carried it all the way as didn't want to stop and fill/find a flask; happy with that approach as I overtook at least one person filling theirs. Started warm but got gradually cooler, and hands frozen by the end. 1.5 KMC consumed. Pretty sure I was dehydrated but I had water left. Salt tabs would have been a good idea but I thought it wasn't yet Summer enough to take them.

I would love to get 4:15 faster and be formally classed as "Elite" - maybe one day!

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