Expected runs in basic

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  1. This has been posted before but cant find it so feal free to send link or abuse......

    Can anyone tell me what the expected run distances/times in the first 6 weeks or so in basic for a para?
  2. Don't know, interested to know though, also want to go PARA.
  3. when are you expecting to do selection?
  4. Sorry, I thought this was going to be about someone worried about getting the sh1ts while on basic.

  5. thats what i mean yes
  6. I presume you mean selection centre, if so probaly around March time. But I don't know, I don't now how long it takes for you to attend selection once applied.

    What about you?
  7. As long as you don't get the runs whilst on a run you should be alright.

    What time do you run a mile and half in?
  8. 9:10, got a 6.5 mile run tonight. Hope to have my 1.5 mile time down to around 8:30 when I go to selection.
  9. If thats your time you will be fine for recruit selection.
  10. quote]

    What about you?[/quote] about january/febuary when my deferal ends
  11. about january/febuary when my deferal ends[/quote]

    Oh right, Im limiting my training at the moment, picked up a shin injury. Just did 17.6 km on the old ladys eliptical trainer tonight, decided not to run didn't want to injure shin more. What did you get deffered for?
    Whats your 1.5 time?
  12. ye was 30 seconds off got offered rifles but just dont care for it
  13. thers a free pint if anyone tells me about runs in basic
  14. I asked a similar question a while ago, and the general response was about 6 miles averaging 7/8 minute miles. But that is not to be expected at the start, but built upto!

    Guiness for me please!
  15. For Para?