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  • How many attempts?

    Posted by Luke Humphrey on June 7, 2022 at 2:06 pm

    Breaking 3 hours in the marathon starts to put you in serious company.

    1) How many attempts have you made?

    2) what plans/programs have you used in the past?

    3) Does your current pr suggest that this is the next logical step?

    Renata Skersyte replied 4 weeks, 1 day ago 3 Members · 2 Replies
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  • Matthew Shell

    Member
    June 7, 2022 at 2:12 pm

    1) Two attempts (both were a stretch goal under circumstances). Boston & Bayshore 2022

    2) plans – generally use HMM Advanced. Used Boston 75 for Boston then some sort of hybrid of 6 week back to back plan & HMM beginner plan between Boston & Bayshore

    3) yes – PR 3:01:34 (April 2021)

    Need to drop around 10 pounds to get back to weight I was for PR, then should likely be able to make a run at sub 3. Highly motivated to do it this fall as my Uncle BQ’d with good cushion for 2023 and I believe it is the only time he will run Boston so I would really like to be there with him. Really hoping that Chicago is in the window but if not, I’ll likely be looking at one of the Last Chance BQ2 races.

  • Renata Skersyte

    Member
    June 7, 2022 at 5:02 pm

    1) How many attempts have you made? – 13. But got serious at 3 the latest attempts. 1 training cycle got injured (not running related), 2nd cycle – race day was just not my day. 3rd cycle – went all in with strength, nutrition, recovery, etc. and got 2:59:10 🤩

    2) what plans/programs have you used in the past? @CoachMelissa

    3) Does your current pr suggest that this is the next logical step? I surely hope so! I went from 3:13 from my first attempt at sub 3 to 2:59 at my third attempt.