November 2020 handicap, due to Lockdown2 was entirely virtual, which meant we were …Continue reading
The October 2020 handicap was our 3rd ‘Explorer House or Anywhere’ handicap – as we are not all in EH regularly anymore, you can run 5k anywhere you like and include your time in the official results.Continue reading
Although whether you do it virtually or in an traditional race, the one thing that isn’t changing – its 26.2 miles with only your legs and determination to get you to the end.
On Sunday 4th October, there were OSR’s completing the Clarendon Marathon from Salisbury to Winchester & the Virtual London Marathon – run 26.2 miles wherever you like. One thing they all experienced was rubbish weatherContinue reading
Its not very often I go all fan-boy, but this deserves it.
Jo Miles PB coming into the handicap was 29:30, from January 2019. 5k round OS later and her new PB is 26:42, an improvement of 2:48. I think most of us would give up alcohol &/or cake &/or one of our less vital body organs to knock 2:48 off our handicap PB.Continue reading
Lots of topics to write about today, but the most important one is;
After 5 missed handicaps, we are back running again.Continue reading
3k, 5k, 8.05k, 10k & 16.1k. If you speak in Olde English, 1.86, 3.11, 5, 6.22 & 10 miles
Which ever language you use, those distances add up to a marathon (42.2k or 26.2 miles).
Those OSR’s who have run a marathon will know that it is quite a herculean task, with 4-6 months of training, culminating in the best moment being when you reach the finish line and can STOP RUNNING! An alternative way of running the distance is to break it down into 5 runs, the challenge is then to run it somewhat faster than in a single run and maybe see if you can beat your hard earned actual marathon time.
As always, there are rules;Continue reading