Week Commencing Monday 18th August
Monday: Track, 8 x Tempo 100 (alternate 100m jogs and 50m sprints for 1200m) then 8 x 500m in 1:27-1:30, 8.1 miles including warm up and warm down- I was still in a bad mood, hence, the sprints at the start.
Thursday: Club, 2 x 10 mins, 30 secs recovery (average 5:21/mile pace), 6.5 miles including warm up and warm down.
PM: 3.4 miles easy (21:39).
Week Commencing Monday 25th August
Monday: Track, 6 x 600m in 1:47-1:49 plus 1 x 400m in 69 secs, 7-7.5 miles including warm up and warm down.
800m A race- 7th in 2:08.78
10,000m Division 1 and 2 combined- 1st Division 2 and 3rd overall in 32:12.38.
10.2 miles including warm down.
Conditions for the Mens League were as windy as Kilmarnock but without the rain. An even paced 10,000m (16:09 first half, 16:03 second half) suggested better things to come. I went a jog for just over 20 minutes at home afterwards because I wanted it to feel like a double session.
Week Commencing Monday 1st September
Monday: Track, 16 x 300m in mainly 50-51 secs plus 1 x 200m in 33 secs, 7.9 miles including warm up and warm down.
PM: 3.5 miles easy (22:16).
Week Commencing Monday 8th September
Monday: Track, 7 x 400m in mainly 70-71 secs plus 1 x 200m in 34 secs, 5 miles including warm up and warm down.
10-10.25 miles including warm down.
It's incredible what going back to basics can bring you.