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Apr 20, 2011

Ryan Hall Garmin recording for Boston

5 miles today(I actually did 8 miles yesterday but said I did 5-oops) Today I really did only 5.  Still cold outside.

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Saw something posted in Facebook about Ryan Hall's time on his Garmin. Very interesting!  Here is his crazy ass fast splits!


Here is the elevation.  This looks easy(NOT!):


Here is the map of the route:



Very cool.  I wish it were downloaded from my Garmin(even with slow times).  By the way, I love my Garmin watch.  I HATE their software.

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Question of the day?  Anyone here ever run under a 5 minute mile(even just for one?)  That's a big fat no for me.  Best I've done is 6:58 - I know not very fast.



Have a great day and......Keep Running!!!!!!

14 comments:

  1. Yeah, back in '09...J/K!! I wish! Closest I've come is averaging 4:45 on 400s or so, and thought the legs may detach!

    Those splits are a-mazing!!

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  2. snort* oh like never. I was wondering why my Garmin display is never like that? Is it depending on your Garmin?

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  3. Crazy ass splits!
    I'm happy just to see a mile time in the 8's!

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  4. That is seriously nuts! I was actually talking to my husband about doing a timed mile just to see how fast we could run one, but, no, I've never come close to those times!

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  5. What's up with Mile 21, Ryan? A 5:02?? Slacker.


    Yeah, right. If I was fresh enough to run a five-minute mile at that stage of a marathon, I'd have a smile on my face for days.

    My mile PR is 6:45. I did that twice, and both times I had maybe 10 more steps in me when I finished. I could barely keep that ridiculous (for me) pace up for one mile.

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  6. Amazing splits!!!! That's insane!! I've never run a mile nearly that fast. I actually haven't done a mile time trial in a long time. I should think about doing one sometime. Perhaps after my half!

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  7. Ha, in my dreams! lol

    I've never done a 1 mile time run though. My fastest race was a 6:59 pace for a 5K in May of last year.

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  8. Umm, I can't even run a 9 minute mile, people!

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  9. maybe i should start posting my half mile splits then I could compete!

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  10. i haven't ever timed my mile, but i know it's nowhere close to 5 or even 6. wow, it's amazing what the elites can do...

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  11. Holy moly that's FAST! He's a beast!! :0)

    I honestly have no clue what my fastest mile is! I guess I should find out! lol

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  12. There's never really many 1 mile races around, that I know of at least. Like some of you suggested, probably have to time it on the track.

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  13. It is so fun to look at Hall's Garmin data! Thanks for posting it.

    I haven't run a timed mile since school and I have no idea how fast I ran one then. I'm thinking it was probably not under 5 minutes. Haha. I'd love to try a timed mile this summer.

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