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22/02/2013 at 21:12

Yes Spence remember what can happen over 9 months

Did my 8.2 mile today with run / walk for final 2.8 so can now hibernate for a few weeks till the sun comes out

22/02/2013 at 21:15

Snaily, the day will come when you're popping out a 14 miler and we'll all be saying "there you go, we said you could do it!" 

22/02/2013 at 21:35

Snaily, not that much over a year ago, I couldnt do 1.4 miles ... dont be nervous! its just a bit further down the line

It worries me when people say casually oh I did 20 or 24 miles or more, I really only just get to the end at the moment, and cant see myself saying the same let alone doing the same for quite a long time! I'l get there eventually tho I hope

Nice run Westie

 

22/02/2013 at 22:26

I once said I'd never do a marathon....

What will Chester this year be?....6th I think!!

22/02/2013 at 23:21

lol you lot, I've been looking at new shoz, now im going to bed

22/02/2013 at 23:24



We seem to be doing well in the 'biking up a wooden wall' events!!

Night night!
22/02/2013 at 23:29

Evening

Just back from club presentation evening and not as painful as I was anticipating it to be - even if I did miss an evening in in my PJs watching the new episode of NCIS

Re the LSR (long slow run) - the wisest thing any experienced runner / coach said to me decades ago when starting out is that you should finish your LSR feeling you could do another couple of miles - if you don't you've probably done it too fast

And on that wise note I'm off to bed - oh how I wish for a lie in!

The "snow" has been coming down on and off since lunchtime but it's that sort of almost icy snow so it isn't settling - just travelling horizontally in the lovely easterly.........driving was like being in a star trek film when all the stars turn into streaks as they go to warp speed

22/02/2013 at 23:31

 

 

Edited: 22/02/2013 at 23:32
23/02/2013 at 06:18

morning is it November yet

 

23/02/2013 at 06:45
Lol westie. You entered yet???
23/02/2013 at 06:58

No will review my "condition " end October to see that..........................

1) I am still breathing
2) I am still moving
3) I can bend down and put my shoes on
4) I can see to tie my laces
5) I can do 5k faster than Spence can do a half
etc etc.

23/02/2013 at 07:30
Lol. Fair enough!!
23/02/2013 at 07:40
Ok someone make me get up to go to park run please!
23/02/2013 at 07:52
go on amanda, you know you want to! i've never once regretted actually going for a run - but there have been plenty of times i've regretted not going!

lol westie i'm planning to do the same

flute choir this morning, then my sister's arriving later. did i mention we're doing a 10k tomorrow??
23/02/2013 at 08:03
But it's snowing!
23/02/2013 at 08:23

Morning!

I hope you went Amandax

ahh Daffs, you'll be fiiiiiiiiine

mmmm Westie !! You'll keep  

Only 3 miles to do today !!

Gotta make the most of it 14 next!!

23/02/2013 at 10:07

3 miles done, it's flippin' freezing out there!!

23/02/2013 at 10:32
I went
23/02/2013 at 10:52

Well done !

23/02/2013 at 10:56
My hands were frozen. Garmin time 29.55 but awaiting official one.
Now home and warm.
I have a dilemma tho, bike shop have phoned to say youngests bike is in. Do I tell him which means a 45 min drive to shop etcetera or not. Bearing in mind it's still snowing.....
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