how to log a century?

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how to log a century?

Post by jvglynnjr » April 24th, 2020, 11:10 am

I want to do the century challenge, but my PM5 will only allow me to enter a max of 50000 m.

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Re: how to log a century?

Post by Dangerscouse » April 24th, 2020, 11:21 am

If you go to intervals and enter it as a single distance interval session. You won't get any split information but that's the only way you can do it.

Best of luck with it, it's not a challenge to be taken lightly
46 HWT; 6' 4"; 1k= 3:09; 2k= 6:36; 5k= 17:24; 6k= 21:09; 10k= 35:46 30mins= 8,428m 60mins= 16,331m HM= 1:18:25; FM= 2:45:49; 50k= 3:21:14; 100k= 7:52:44; 12hrs = 153km

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Re: how to log a century?

Post by Citroen » April 24th, 2020, 11:23 am

You can set distances over 50K as an intervals workout.

Select Workout
New Workout
Intervals
Intervals: Variable
Distance (it defaults to 500m)
4th grey button until you reach the leftmost digit
2nd grey button (+)
1st grey button until you reach (5)
five presses on 3rd grey button (-)
5th grey button and row.

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Re: how to log a century?

Post by mkiehn » May 1st, 2020, 3:57 pm

I just want to say thanks to you guys for this post. I was wondering how to set up for a century, having competed a marathon last month. I then saw dagerousscouse's times... and had a rethink... I am glad I did. I completed the half century just now, but by the end I was on the ragged edge! Had I not see this I would not have got credit for my half century so big thanks!

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Re: how to log a century?

Post by Dangerscouse » May 10th, 2020, 7:11 am

mkiehn wrote:
May 1st, 2020, 3:57 pm
I just want to say thanks to you guys for this post. I was wondering how to set up for a century, having competed a marathon last month. I then saw dagerousscouse's times... and had a rethink... I am glad I did. I completed the half century just now, but by the end I was on the ragged edge! Had I not see this I would not have got credit for my half century so big thanks!
Well done, 50k is a massive effort and something very few of us will ever do.

If you want to do 100k, keep chipping away at the longer distances as you will adapt to them with repetition. Your performance and energy doesn't keep declining on a straight line, so there will be ups and downs as you keep going and even though 50k may have felt like that was your absolute limit, it may not be if you keep going.

Mental strength is a massive part of doing ultra distances as you have to have your mindset in the right place otherwise your mind will be your worst enemy when you inevitably hit the really rough moments.
46 HWT; 6' 4"; 1k= 3:09; 2k= 6:36; 5k= 17:24; 6k= 21:09; 10k= 35:46 30mins= 8,428m 60mins= 16,331m HM= 1:18:25; FM= 2:45:49; 50k= 3:21:14; 100k= 7:52:44; 12hrs = 153km

"You reap what you row"

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