23 Jan '15, 11am

Wisdom from an #ultra runner to power you on your weekend #longruns:

Wisdom from an #ultra runner to power you on your weekend #longruns:

While even splits are great in theory, they can’t be expected in most ultras; the terrain is generally too varied and/or the mile markers too infrequent or imprecise. Ultra runners, therefore, aim mostly to maintain a steady, sustainable perceived effort. Paul DeWitt, a 14:44 5K runner with several 100-mile victories to his credit, believes that other runners should pay more attention to their perceived effort. Even in short races, he says, many factors – such as hills, changes in weather or lost GPS signals – can make splits difficult to collect or misleading. ‘Regardless of your goal pace, you should strive to run at a consistent effort and let the miles fall where they may,’ DeWitt says. ‘While you might not end up with an all-time PB for the distance, you will run your best possible time for that course on that day. And that is what every runner should always hope for ...

Full article: http://www.runnersworld.co.uk/staying-healthy/the-long-an...

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