4872 total / 0 in 2019

For 2015 - to run a 5k sub 21, a 10k race sub 43 mins and a half marathon sub 1:36

Karen Foster ran: I must have been cutt...

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  • 13 miles
  • 01:39 time
  • 07:39 pace
  • 1176 calories
  • 967 ft climb
  • 0 max hr
  • 0 avg hr
    • Currently /5 Effort.
    effort /5
good Sunderland Half Marathon 12.89 mi 01:39 07:39 pace

I must have been cutting out a few corners to have managed a 12.89 miles on a half marathon course. Well I got my PB and sub 1:40, which is what I wanted. I had a terrible start, I was at the back of the crowd before the start, we then went over the start line and then just stopped! We were stood still for at least 10 seconds I counted, then we very slowly started again and there were a lot of people doing the marathon who were mixed in with us who were understandably doing a slower pace, I would be if I were doing 26 miles. It was very windy and there were inclines and a few hills but it wasn't a bad course. Very happy with my PB, even if I did seem to run a shorter distance. I wonder if others also ran around the same distance. I know I spent lots of time weaving in and out of people and thought that I would have ran more than the distance. Never mind, it's still a pb!

  • Michelle H.
    Michelle H.

    My Garmin measured a shorter distance too. Great run and PB today, have a fantastic afternoon x

    almost 6 years ago Like1 person

  • Ivan W.
    Ivan W.

    Woohoo, well done on the PB Karen, especially given the difficult conditions today!!

    almost 6 years ago Like1 person

  • Ad G.
    Ad G.

    Wow, great work. It's frustrating having to weave in and out of people. Despite that you did superb. Looking through your training I predict a sub 135 next or even a 130. Top class runner you. x

    almost 6 years ago Like1 person

  • Lena C.
    Lena C.

    Fantastic, great job. Nice Pb

    almost 6 years ago Like1 person

  • Diane V.
    Diane V.

    Congrats on the PB! The stopping had to be frustrating! You did wonderful!

    almost 6 years ago Like1 person

  • Marlene E.
    Marlene E. Hi-five

    Great job today Karen!

    almost 6 years ago

  • Euan M.
    Euan M. Great Performance
    Great Performance:

    Great running Karen, congrats on the PB!

    almost 6 years ago