My Last Run

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18/01/2013 at 06:19

Morning

4.5M Steadily done. No real bounce in my legs, felt kinda heavy. Cold, but dry out. No snow yet,

18/01/2013 at 08:39

Hola,

Managed 5 miles tempo run on the gritted roads before much traffic was about. How come every way you run is in to the snow and wind - cold face at end of session!

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18/01/2013 at 08:42

8m tempo, 4 miles at HM pace.  On the treadmill, would not fancy that pace on the paths around here.

Watched "Not Going Out" with Lee mack and Tim Vine.  Good gag fest, kept me interested for an hour.

18/01/2013 at 10:58

LT interval session with the club in Battersea Park last night. Did 5x1mile at 4.25m/km (60 secs recovery). Good to get a hard session in before the snow came down!

18/01/2013 at 11:04

17.1.13 17.30pm

Fresh snow, managed a personal best.. 5.77miles in 33.03 mins avegarge pace 5mins 33 secs  )) very pleased, am just getting my body used to running again before starting a marathon programme for the yorkshire marathon in october.

Havn't run for nearly a year. really enjoing it once again.

 

Stay safe everyone and enjoy. ))

18/01/2013 at 11:16

7 miles in the snow, besides not being able to see shit with it blowing in my eyes, its quite nice and refreshing, not at all cold if you dress right for it.

18/01/2013 at 13:35

carolina - wow. Fantastic times after a year off!!!!

18/01/2013 at 13:49

Oh Carolina - Crikey, way to make a man feel slow!

18/01/2013 at 16:40
Carolina- Wow! very fast!. I ran 5miles today on snow but it wasn't as bad as I thought. Doubled up on layers,socks & gloves though.
18/01/2013 at 21:00

An absolutely fantastic 5 miles today in a snow storm on the fresh, thickly falling snow.  Loved every minute of it

18/01/2013 at 22:09

12 miles on the treadmill.   Second longest run I have done on the mill.  Not ideal.....

18/01/2013 at 23:12

Fri - 9.30pm - 10km approx - felt like I was in a blizzard - that was fun!

Fudge was bemused as we ploughed our way round - running in the snow is one of the most enjoyable parts of the running year. Staying off the roads and pavements for a few days but sticking to the off road trails in the park and woods - much more fun

keep it going everyone

19/01/2013 at 07:26
8 miles with the good wife - had to dodge being snowballed a few times but found the run quite surprisingly fun!
Be careful all
19/01/2013 at 07:45

Have barely been able to run since early December when I got a bad case of shin splints trying to get back up to speed too quickly after the Noro-virus. Have tried a couple of times in the last few weeks but only managed 20 mins or so before the pain got bad, so have been swimming pretty much every day.

Decided to try a run in the snow this morning.... it felt great! There was no ice, just reasonably fresh snow and running on that felt more comfortable than I've felt for ages. Crossing the roads where there was no snow did not feel so great and then just as I was smiling to myself at how well it had gone, I fell right over on my knee but all in all a massive success for me. Only did 4 miles as didn't want to push my luck and it remains to be seen how my shin will feel later, but for now....

 

 

19/01/2013 at 11:55

thanks for the kind comments... hope you feel ok gary  im not going out in it today but will be going to clumber park tomorrow to have a run round the trails...hope everyone has a great weekend..keep warm..

19/01/2013 at 12:59

Easy run earlier

Gary: Taking it easy on way back isn't awlways easy.

19/01/2013 at 14:41

10 miles today, managed to knock four minutes off my previous PB for 10 miles

19/01/2013 at 17:54

5 recovery miles on the treadmill today.

20/01/2013 at 10:10

14m LSR in around 2 hours.  2 pee stops due to the disobedient bladder I have been inflicted with.  Sub zero all the way, biting, rasping wind and lots of solid ice underfoot, eager to send me horizontal.  Scenery was beautiful, arse was numb.

20/01/2013 at 11:24

Sun 7.30am - 18km (88 min) - hilly comfortable pace run with the odd effort thrown in on the hills

pavements out of bounds so ran on the road - little traffic to worry about and being high vizzed up helps - the traffic was understanding and most realised that the pavements were a no go area - warmed my numb arse in the sauna afterwards

safe running everyone

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