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johnny5
RE: Can I break 5 in mile?

Siro wrote:

Probably, but you should go run a mile and report back. That would give you more info and a great baseline starting point.

Random Musing: 30 years ago I never would have thought to ask someone if they thought I could run a certain time. We just gave it a shot and checked the clock. Now we go on the internet.

I can see asking the question about a longer distance, like a marathon or half. For anything like a 10k or shorter, just go knock it out when you're well rested and end the speculation. Sometimes the simplest approach is the right approach.


Perhaps not coincidentally, people are running faster now than they were 30 years ago. Thought, planning and context count.

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