Is this odd?
Judging by most peoples training schedules and plans, the norm seems to be a LSR on sundays...
Why does everyone do this? Is there an unwritten rule i am missing...?
I love my LSR on Fridays... Is this just odd...? 5pm, work has finished for the week, get changed, run home... between 15-18 miles usually... home in time for shower and tea. Can enjoy the rest of the weekend knowing i've done it. Even have a few well deserved cheeky pints to recover
What do you all do for your weekly LSRs....?
Not odd if you're in Dubai where friday is the weekend !!
I guess its because most people only have time for a long run at the weekend?.
Mine is normally Sunday, I'd struggle to do anything over 6-7 miles in the week.
I can only fit my long run in when my husband is home to look after the children. If I went for my long run after seven in the evening it would be horrendously late before I got home.
If I am in training for a specific race and can't run at the weekend then I will take a run during the week. It just means a very late night before I am home. And I need all the beauty sleep I can get.
Mine is tomorrow this week.
Feels a bit odd making sure I've drunk enough and munched a bucket of pasta on a Wednesday. Family wedding all weekend, so away......
When I was doing them, (hopefully will be fit and ready to go soon) Saturday morning was favourite, and would get home in time to have a shower and lunch made by hubby, then a bit of shopping in the afternoon.
You're not running far enough SJ if you can have a shower and then go shopping!
I do my run Saturday morning, have a shower and fall asleep!
I do my LSR on a Monday at the moment because it's my study day and I don't have work. The place I run is filled with families on bicycles on Sundays, but on Mondays it's bliss because I find myself in the middle of nowhere, river on one side, woods and field on t'other, birds tweeting, rabbits lolloping across the path. Sigh. Back to a 5-day week soon, so I'll be using some of my other routes or getting up really early on Sundays.
I've realised that evening running disturbs my sleep patterns, so early morning running suits me best.
WSBK = World Superbike
I tend to switch between Saurday and Sunday, depending on what I've got going on that weekend but will sometimes do a LSR mid-week if my weekend is too busy.
I usually run quite late anyway so don't mind that but, as my longer routes tend to to involve a couple of streches of canal or country lane, I prefer not to do them in the dark - I'd probably have to do 4 circuits of town to make up a 12 miler!
I'm just not a morning person, i've tried the early runs, and it's just not me.
Much prefer after work or midday on weekends.
There are quite a few pubs on my LSR home, so i love seeing people out drinking on a friday after work... thinking... thatll be me in a bit i do get strange looks though, people thinking wierdo running on a friday night!?!?
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