Sunday, January 08, 2012

Sakai New Year's 10K

6 comments:

  1. I like your idea of posting videos instead of writing.
    36 mins for 10k is a great start to the year.
    I wish you the best with the half and full marathons.
    Advice for p.b. ing, well I guess YOUR THOUGHTS WILL PRODUCE YOUR DESIRES!
    Believe you can do it, REALLY BELIEVE it!

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  2. I like your tip on the sepia tone. If ever I have to do a video and have bags under my eyes I'll use it - cause it worked pretty well for you.

    Great job on the race. I like that you're taking pressure off yourself to PB at every race and focussing on the one you really want.

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  3. You look more distinguished in sepia. One would never guess you're a famous comedian on Twitter.

    As Rick said, BELIEVE. And imagine the alternative to not PBing is having your head held under the surf until you nearly drown ;)

    Short taper over the last 4 days with 'a little' intensity (3 x 1k at 3:30 for example), then get the pacing (effort) right from the start. Don't make any major moves before 14k.

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  4. Good advice from Ewen! I agree with that.
    Hope you get over your stomach/groin problem - strange that it has lasted so long. But if you're talking about PBing, I guess it's not bothering you so much.

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  5. i don't know about sepia tone, at the moment a brown bag is the best option for me!

    last year i ran shorter races during high mileage weeks as part of marathon preparation and set a number of pbs; it seems to take the pressure off, for me anyway

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  6. Run fast Scott. That usually works for me. Although 2 weeks is leaving it a bit tight to get any specific training benefit considering it generally takes 10 days for adaptation to occcur.

    Losing 2kg in as many weeks will surly be a PB worthy of mention.

    Hope the groin thingy clears up soon.

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