My PRs are not far away from yours, although I haven't run longer distances yet. I also struggle to get to McMillan paces. I know I need to build up distance and develop a base before I consider starting HM training later in the year. I don't have anything to add to the discussion except your approach seems sensible and keep at it!
Thanks! Hopefully well both see PR's this year! I did an easy run tonight at 10:27 average with 1% incline (confirmed by heart rate) so I think I'll stick to using the half pace ranges for my longer runs.
3/17 Shamrock Marathon
4/20 North Coast 24 Hour
7/27 Burning RIver 100M
8/24 Baker 50M
10/5 Oil Creek (distance to be determined)
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