The end of the month sees the Coventry Half Marathon. I looked at what constitutes a good time over this course, based on 2015 results. I thought I’d post this here in case any one is interested.
The breakdown of runners by category for the 2015 event. Male Senior (MSEN) category has the most runners, constituting a wide age grouping. There were 3565 runners in total, 5 in an undetermined category and 9 DNFs. These 14 were not included in the analysis.
The best time last year was 01:10:21!
Good luck to everyone running this (or any other event) this year.
Edit: The 2016 Coventry Half Marathon happened today. I’m updating this post with the new data.
The width of violins has no special significance compared to 2015. Fastest time this year was 1:08:40 in the MSEN category.
There were more runners this year than last (4212 finishers), across all categories. Also this year there was a wheelchair category, which is not included here as there were only four competitors. FWIW, I placed somewhere in the first violin, in the lower whisker :-).
Congrats to everyone who ran and thanks to the all the supporters out on the course.
The post title is taken from “Pledging My Time” a track from Blonde on Blonde by Bob Dylan