My Last Run

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01/01/2013 at 11:44

Happy New Year everyone ! no alcohol at all for me well impressed, just a lot of chocolate.

Did 15.07 very slow miles this morning a good start to the new year now just need to lose the xmas pounds..

01/01/2013 at 13:43

10K race for me this morning - not as fast as my last one but 38 mins is a good level to start the year with (and the course had more hills than I've done before on a 10K). HNY all.

My legs must know its meant to be a day off because they have gone rigid post race.

Edited: 01/01/2013 at 13:45
01/01/2013 at 14:12

10 miles slightly hungover, lovely day for it!

01/01/2013 at 15:37

lovely day for a hangover...or lovely day for a run??

spent the morning marshalling a 10k race in Hyde Park, then did my usual Tuesday run of Regents Park/Primrose Hill for 7k at 5.05m/km

I'm interested to know what goals fellow MLR-ers have set themselves for 2013. Personally, I'm targetting a sub-1.40 HM at Reading.

01/01/2013 at 16:12



Edited: 01/01/2013 at 16:16
01/01/2013 at 21:00

11 mile mlr run tonight.  Had to make an emergeny stop at burger king (not to eat obviously) as wasn't fully recovered from previous night.  Burger King toilets are disgusting.

My goal is to run London sub 3.

02/01/2013 at 09:45

Good festive running all - I've moved so have been offline until EE pull their finger out.

My first goal of the year is to do Brighton in 3:20. Started a 16 week training plan last week and it's going well so far. It's a drop in weekly mileage but far more tempo runs

This morning was 5 miles at 7:38m/m or marathon pace - eek

Keep it up all and Happy New Year,



02/01/2013 at 12:50

Wed 11.00am - 10.2km woodland trail

comfortable pace with Fudge the beagle - very wet and muddy on my last day off before work resumes tomorrow

feel as though my running fitness has taken a step backwards over the last couple of weeks - but the process of regaining it over the next few weeks is what motivates me

goal - to remain injury free and get under 40 min for 10k

02/01/2013 at 18:52

13 mile medium long run tonight.

02/01/2013 at 22:52

4ish miles Garmin free tonight.  Pleasant / social with a friend.  

Goal- to lose a stone and hopefully get some speed back in the next two months (speed is relative ).  Then do my customary Easter local HM and try for a PB, which is a still very modest sub 2h 10m.


02/01/2013 at 23:38

A late one: 5 miles through Waterloo & on to Crosby Coastal Park, including a stretch of Crosdby Beach, the dark punctuated by the orange floodlights of the Freeport.

03/01/2013 at 09:35

Swittle - that run sounds lush, if a little scary in the dark!

5.5 miles with the middle 3 @ 7:19m/m

It's sunny today - not that it was up on my run!


03/01/2013 at 09:57

DunkyD - I'm often there after nightfall but rarely see anyone else.  The moon helps, of course, but only when it's visible!  Antony Gormley's "Another Place" installation stretches 2 miles up the beach and 1 km out to sea and the Iron Men are my companions and inspiration.   Visit Liverpool website

7am  Reunited with my running buddy of 13 years or so: she'd packed in 2 years ago but decided to start again in 2013, so we chatted our way through the gloomy Waterloo streets for 16 minutes.

03/01/2013 at 15:58

5 mile recovery run today.

03/01/2013 at 21:42

Thur 8.00pm - 10km (approx)

Me and Fudge enjoyed the mild conditions this evening - he is on a leash which is tied around me but it doesn't really disturb my running (occasionally we decide to go either side of a lamp post  but this is happening less often )

dig in everyone


04/01/2013 at 10:28

tempo intervals on the river terrace in Battersea Park last night. 7x1k at 4.30m/km.

hard work, but a beautifully mild evening.

04/01/2013 at 10:49

Early again, picking up my pal and running 23 minutes with her at a suitably slow pace.  She'll soon be faster than me again!  5.1 miles in all.

04/01/2013 at 16:48

7.5 miles for me this afternoon before being halted by a sore hip which resulted in a 1.5mile walk home.  Better safe than sorry.

04/01/2013 at 19:27

9 miles on treadmill.  Did four at slight faster than half marathon past as part of a LT session.  Treadmill set to 1 percent and gym's aircon was on low - very hot and stuffy.

Used treadmill rather than outside as didn't want to be running at near full pelt through uneven streets in the dark.

05/01/2013 at 15:46

Sat 1.00pm - 8 mile hilly mixed pace (garmin free) followed by a 'chill' in the steam room

felt better as the run went on - felt like a spring day with sun and little breeze

plenty to work on over the next few weeks to get fitter and stronger 

good effort everyone

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