5k Paralympics: Wheelchair: David Weir

I saw the 5k wheelchair race last night on Channel 4. Amazingly interesting race and actually quite exciting. A strange combination between the drafting of cycling and tactics of running. Of course the British guy won! Job well done. It’s a 5k race so I look forward to seeing him and Mo Farah race it…

5k: SB Today at Parkrun

I got a SB today for one of my localish parkrun  courses Season’s Best! Haven’t had a PB for a long time so anything counts. If they are good enough to report on the BBC for the Helsinki Euro Champs then they are good enough for me! I was 30 seconds off which sounds a…

2012 The London Duathlon in Richmond Park – New distance!

After having moaned a bit on this blog last year about the London Duathlon I feel obliged to give them a bit of free PR this year. I bemoaned the fact that their distances are ‘wrong’. Wrong in the sense of non-standard rather than incorrectly measured. Apparently the new organisers did change the transition and…

5k parkrun – well off my PB…why?

Today wasn’t one of my most glorious performances. I managed a sneaky PB in around October last year. I’ve been training reasonably well since then. Certainly enough to have improved. Yet today I knew that I had only managed a long run 6 days previously. And before that I’d been focusing on building up my…

Staying Above LTHR during your 5k

I hit my LTHR (Lactate Threshold Heart Rate) during a 5k PB at around the 1.5k mark. So what? You rightly ask. Well the LTHR is a point that when you perform above that point your body starts to accumulate too much lactic acid/lactate/H+ ions which, at SOME POINT, will cause you to stop. But…

5K: Somebody stole my mojo.

It’s official. I’ve lost my 5k mojo. Or at worst someone else has stolen it. how do I get back on track? Related articles Help! I’ve Lost My Cooking Mojo! Good Questions (thekitchn.com) Missing my mojo (bibliothecapsychedelica.wordpress.com) Give Mojo’s New Social Media Game Platform Makes Smack Talk Go Viral (prnewswire.com) Boomer Mojo; Our Time Has…