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RE: Is a sub-60 10-miler that hard?

Karl Hungus wrote:

[quote]probably not wrote:
36:00 for 10K is 5:47 pace (just under 58 if you held that pace for 10 miles, which you can't). Most people who could run that for 10K would be really, really close to 60 minutes. Youngsters like the OP would probably lack the endurance to go under.

I just threw out the 36 min for 10k as a baseline for fitness. I'm not a fast runner, but if you said I have a goal time for a certain distance, you want to know what your speed is at distances around that mark. I would say that if you can't drop a sub 36 min 10k then there's no way you'll hit a sub 60 10 miler.[/quote]

I totally agree agree with that statement. Some people who can run under 36 for 10K will fail to run sub-60 for 10 miles, but anyone who can't hit that for 10K has no hope of breaking an hour.

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