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by grimskot
Thu Mar 03, 2011 10:19 pm
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: Comparing winter race results to summer race
Replies: 5
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Comparing winter race results to summer race

Ran my first ever Winnipeg Hypothermic Half on Sunday, and did a wee bit better than I expected. Now I'm wondering how to compare the results to half marathons I ran in summer & fall 2010. I'd like to assess whether I've gained, maintained or (heaven forbid!) lost fitness over the winter. My HH ...
by grimskot
Mon Aug 30, 2010 6:37 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Long runs, walk breaks and distance
Replies: 13
Views: 1125

Re: Long runs, walk breaks and distance

If you were in a race and got to the finish line, you wouldn't be told to continue running, since you walked x distance during the race! ;)


Hee! I particularly like this quote, since it puts my question in the right context. Thank you all for your replies.
by grimskot
Sun Aug 29, 2010 8:33 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Long runs, walk breaks and distance
Replies: 13
Views: 1125

Long runs, walk breaks and distance

Question for those of us who regularly take walk breaks during long runs: do you count total distance travelled towards your target for the run, or just the running parts? Let's say I have a 15km long run planned. I use my handy-dandy Garmin to take regular walk breaks: 9 min running, 1 min walking,...

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