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2016 will be the year of the Toughest

The Toughest OCR race

Looks like somehow I have already signed up for 4 half marathons, 3 10km races, one obstacle race and one duathlon. I’m sure I’ll add more short races to my schedule as the year ticks on.

The obstacle race will be a first for me and I’m doing the Toughest.  I have a feeling I will absolutely love it, have a sneak peek:

My 2016 races so far are:

  • March 20, North London Half Marathon
  • April 10, Clapham Common 10km
  • April 23, Toughest
  • May 8, Hackney Half Marathon
  • June 26, Wimbledon Common Half Marathon
  • August 21, Clapham Common 10km
  • September 18, London Duathlon (cycling + running)
  • September 25, Ealing Half Marathon
  • October 9, Clapham Common 10km

I will try to find some 5k-s as well – I need a proper 5km time. My PB at the moment is from a race that my Garmin measured less than 5km so I don’t like to count it.

As for the 10kms – I hope to get a sub 45 min this year, and for the half-s, I hope to get a time that starts with 1:30.  I don’t completely not like numbers!

As for the Toughest – I need to find an old pair of trail shoes that will probably not make it home after the race!

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    January 25, 2016 at 2:29 pm

    I am so excited for your Toughest race! It will be super fun… I kind of wish you have a goPro on or have someone follow you with a camera.

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      January 27, 2016 at 1:42 pm

      I have a brand new GoPro! I just don’t know what to do with it yet!

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    January 22, 2016 at 9:31 pm

    I’m doing Hackney Half too! My numbers are a bit higher than yours though – would love a sub 2 hour half and I’ll be very happy!

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      January 22, 2016 at 9:50 pm

      Hackney Half has been a fun race in the past, I’m looking forward to it. If it’s not too hot (again), you shouldn’t have a problem getting a sub 2.

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      January 22, 2016 at 9:49 pm

      Really? It makes me so excited 🙂

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