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Training – Week Beginning 4 May

Sunday 10th May 2015

Tuesday’s session on grass was tough on tired legs. I felt strong during Friday’s session. I just need to cut back and get plenty of rest this week ahead of the Highgate 10,000 on Saturday.

Monday: AM 13km easy / PM 14km easy (27)

Tuesday: AM 10km easy / PM Metchley session: 5×5:00 off 60s (28)

Wednesday: 16km easy (16)

Thursday: 16km easy (16)

Friday: AM 12km easy / PM 10km alternating kms ~3:10/3:40 (26)

Saturday: rest (0)

Sunday: 12km easy (12)

Week total: 125km

Taken from my training log.

Training – Week Beginning 3 February

Monday 10th February 2014

A lighter week after a few weeks of heavy training. Not a good race on Saturday. Cold, wet and windy, the kind of race that makes you wonder why you do this.

Monday: 15km easy (15)

Tuesday: 8km easy (8)

Wednesday: 15km easy (15)

Thursday: AM 10km easy / PM 14km easy (24)

Friday: rest (0)

Saturday: Birmingham XC League, Cheltenham. 35th (14)

Sunday: 16km easy (16)

Week total: 92km