My Last Run

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10/02/2013 at 18:23

congrats to both cidlad and SR on the PBs - in fact there seem to be an amazing number of PBs coming in from Wokingham despite the foul weather...makes you wonder if it doesn't work as an incentive to get the race finished ASAP!

personally, i'm glad i decided to skip the race - i still feel very flu-ey today and it sounds as though hospitalization with pneumonia would have been virtually guaranteed.

commiserations to Redjeep and Swittle on more serious woes. take it easy, lads!

10/02/2013 at 21:13

Nice one Cidlad and Surrey, some excellent times.

Baldie- get better soon

Swittle and Red- take it easy

Horrible weather here too- constant freezing rain and sleet. So I chickened out of going out as I already have a cold.  Copped out with 30 minutes intervals on hubby's treadie, which is better than a kick up the backside I guess :-/

11/02/2013 at 06:08


Some good training going on.

4M Steady for me.

11/02/2013 at 08:41

Cidlad + Surrey.  Some fantastic running and excellent PBs.

11 miles steady for me this morn.  Cold and windy, brrrrr.

11/02/2013 at 09:31

Yup, well done guys - ace PBs.

Sat - 6 miles with a hill

Sun - 15 miles - first 13 at mara pace, bumped into my father in law for the last 2 so had a nice jaunt home with him to cool down


11/02/2013 at 10:08

Good work, DunkyD and Yay! for the PBs

Tweaked the calf Saturday - 2.2 miles was 2.2 too much!  Tended the ailing leg y'day and 1.1 last night & this a.m. seem to have done no harm.

11/02/2013 at 10:20

Mon 9.00am - 8km off road in some serious mud -  I wanted an easy run whereas Fudge wanted to up the ante - we compromised

thanks for the kind comments  - I have focussed on that pb for the last few weeks and it was a relief to get it out of the way - time for a new goal

good running all

11/02/2013 at 10:22

Did the 21 mile Meon Valley plod, my legs are absolutely hammered!! Great experience though and by far the toughest thing I've ever done!!

11/02/2013 at 20:16
Congrats Rob. Some superb PB's coming in. Bloody hell Surrey R, 1hr24 is very impressive. I'd have been struggling to keep up on a bike!

Another pretty good weather day here. Clear but not too cold. Seem to have missed all the bad stuff. A quicker run on roads and pathways. 7.5miles in 54mins. Slower first mile then very steady splits, overall average 7.15min/miles. Stamina at maintaining a pace is much better having shed a stone and a half (although I feel kind of skinny and less, well, robust). Times keep pushing down though which is fun.
Edited: 11/02/2013 at 20:25
11/02/2013 at 22:34

Big result, Robert M 

12/02/2013 at 06:34

4M Steady, cold and dry up here

Well done Robert

12/02/2013 at 08:15

Nice one Robert - great feeling?

Just a nice 4m recovery plod, half with the dog.  Dry, calm and cold this morning.  Very nice

12/02/2013 at 09:19

Robert M - that is one hell of a run, well done!

JT/B-ri - stone and half is a lot off - that just from running?

7 miles this morning with 4 x 1 mile at 7min/miles with 2min recoveries. Felt easier that I thought it would with Sundays long run at race pace. Haven't missed a single session of the training plan so far and just realised I'm now over half way! 11 miles before work tomorrow, early start indeed.

Keep on keepin on all,



12/02/2013 at 22:23

10 mile treadmill run this evening

12/02/2013 at 23:22

Tue 10.30pm - cheeky 6km boggy woodland trail (headtorch needed) with Fudge

had to be squeezed in late as we were out celebrating my daughter's birthday. Ran within 30 minutes of a very substantial chinese meal

comfortable running everyone

13/02/2013 at 06:23

4M Steadily done and an enjoyable outing in falling snow White out up here.

Okay so I admit to really enjoying running in such conditions.

13/02/2013 at 10:33

@cidlad - great motivation - you won't catch my running at that time of night after a good Chinese!

@birky - mad man - hope the snow stays away from here!

11 miles easy this morning. Although last 2 miles didn't feel so easy. 10 mins late for work too, this is getting tough!


13/02/2013 at 19:19
Well that wasn't easy. Strong gusty wind and snow. Fine when it's at your back. Bloody awful running into it. Went off-road in my vivobarefoot trails again. The electricity pylons were humming in the snow. Followed the river bank. Very muddy in places. Hit a few surprise puddle that left my shoes full of water and mud. Very cold feet. Had some earmuffs and a buff over my face as the snow was like shrapnel in places. Anyway 13miles in 1hr52. The lights here keep flickering on and off. Better press reply quick before we get a power cut.
13/02/2013 at 22:46

4.5 mile club run in pretty vile conditions

13/02/2013 at 23:27

15 miles this evening.  Cold, wet and windy.

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