Three weeks, three PBs
Apr18

Three weeks, three PBs

It took nearly a year of me pushing myself hard and running at a remarkably consistent pace to finally knock one second off my Parkrun PB to get a new PB. Unbelievably, the very next week I managed to knock off a whole 17 seconds to give me a new 5k PB of 23:05. Surely I couldn’t do it again? The following week, I set off at a very fast pace, as I always do, then settled down to a steady pace. I overtook a lot of people and felt...

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You wait a year for a PB then two come along at once
Apr06

You wait a year for a PB then two come along at once

It took me nearly a year to beat my Parkrun PB. All those weeks of pushing myself hard, only to end up finishing within a few seconds of my PB. I’m certainly a consistent runner. And then, eventually, I did it. I knocked a whole second off my time. Just a second, but it was still a PB. And what did I do the following week? I got a really good start. I ran really fast until I could bear it no longer and then I settled down to a...

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