Saturday 23 January, 4:56am
Cool, 5C. Planned a steady/slow pace, 1x 3 mile loop of Sainsburys/Waterthorpe, and 3x 5mile loops to college, old Westfield and back via Meadowgate. Carried 500ml water in Camelbak; used 350ml and 3 gels. Felt OK, began to tire on the last loop and slowed the pace a bit to make sure I could get round and not risk injury, but finished fine. No sign of hitting the wall yet!
Loop 1 (5km): 32:19 avg HR: 140bpm
Loop 2 (8km): 51:20 avg HR: 141bpm
Loop 3 (8km): 53:02 avg HR: 143bpm
Loop 4 (8km): 54:07 avg HR: 143bpm
Total distance 29km
Total time: 3:10:48
Avg HR: 142bpm
I used Nokia but started running while it was still finding the satellite. Usually connects before I turn the first corner. This time it seems to only have measured the first 3km and the last 7km!!! Link: http://sportstracker.nokia.com/nts/workoutdetail/index.do?id=1995926
Really pleased and surprised at the better HR – shows I was taking it steady.