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1.5 mile run

  1. R

    1.5 Run time tips?

    So in about 1.5 to 2 months i will be going to the assessment centre. I am applying for the role of Infantry so need to be able to run a mile 1/2 in under 12:45 but as of today, can only run it in about 13 1/2 minutes. Is 1 to 2 months enough time to shed that extra time and what tips can people...
  2. MaroonMayhem

    Training to be a junior Para

    I’m not sure if this is correctly how I post something so you’ll have to excuse me if it’s wrong. I am 16 years old and quite a tall and broad shouldered lad. I have been training hard and pushing myself to work on my running, so much so I have started to enjoy it, and go out running everyday...
  3. JNM

    Quick training HIIT help

    I’m Going to the assessment centre in 2-8 weeks and I’m planning on doing more HIIT to boost my fitness and shave hopefully a minute or two off my run time depending on the assessment date, wondering if the following would be a good schedule. Morning and evening sessions Day 1 - 1 session...
  4. B

    Running 1.5 miles

    Hey guys, any help would mean a lot I will start by giving some background information I am 21, 6ft tall and weight around 72 KG so I applied to join the army as HR specialist. I recently went on my PDA recently everything went great other than 1.5 mile run my time was 15:45!! Ever since then I...
  5. A

    1.5 mile run

    this is probably already on here but I've got my selection in 3 weeks and I can't find it. I did my pda 1.5 mile run last month and I just passed when I have done practice runs I haven't done as well. At the pda the guys were encouraging whilst running for example one of them shouted well done...
  6. J

    How can I improve my running time

    So ive applied for the British army and I ve been running for around 2 months, prior to then I did little to no exercise. When I first started running I was getting 1.5 miles in around 14 minutes, whereas now I ve got it down to 12 minutes 14. 3 weeks ago I changed my running programme to...
  7. HappyDuck

    PFA - 1.5 mile run

    Hi Guys, Just looking for a bit of advice with regards to dropping some time off my mile and a half run. Quite a long history but basically I failed out of Sandhurst due to fitness (only just passing the fitness tests when I got there and suffered illness early on). I have been given the...
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