My Last Run

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19/02/2013 at 15:47


I've done it twice before - it's a small but well organised event that takes in the Tarka Trail and even goes through a tunnel - choo chooooo


19/02/2013 at 19:35

Hello to all MLR fans.  A bad cold, moribund central heating and a recurrence of a tweaked calf have all tried to stop the Streak....but they failed mwahahaha

15 minutes is about my limit atm - I know I should stop, rest & get fixed but.......

19/02/2013 at 22:34

9 mile GA run tonight.

19/02/2013 at 23:27

Tue 10.30pm - 5km woodland trail - steady

one of those long drawn out days at work (7.30am - 8.30pm) - couldn't resist a late evening yomp with the hound - lit fairly well by the moonlight - refreshingly cool evening - always a treat at the end of the day

push on everyone

20/02/2013 at 06:11

4m steady, milder, no frost or wind.

20/02/2013 at 09:18

4.5 miles last night including the big hill thats on the race route and did it a minute faster than last week, but felt it. Sunday 8, Monday 3.5, Tuesday 4.5 means wednesday = recovery!

20/02/2013 at 09:56

10 miles - easy this morning. Bit tired for last mile but felt good. Still loving the lighter mornings!


20/02/2013 at 15:49
Just rescued my Garmin watch from the washing machine. It had gone for a rinse with my running stuff. Seems to be okay.

Mainly road and a bit of compact trail (avoided the mud). Back in the minimal shoes (NB Minimus this time - how many shoes can you own before it counts as an obsessive disorder?). 8.25miles in 1hr. Bloody cold again, and surprisingly strong headwind on the way back. Half-term so a few shouts and hoots along the way. Serves me right for wearing tights. All playful and friendly though.
20/02/2013 at 20:55
1 hour on the treadmill in the gym. Furthest/ longest I've ran since I twisted my ankle 17 weeks ago. It also felt great , ie uninjured, the day after, so hopefully I'm almost ready to go back on the road.
20/02/2013 at 21:13

Nice one Redjeep.

Me- hill reps with the club.  Cold / tough-- I went with the fast lot tonight and it really pushed me.  Feel great now tho 

20/02/2013 at 21:36

good to see some positive vibes

Wed 8.00pm - 14.1km (60 min) - hit the roads for a change and ran it hard in the middle - feeling in decent form at the moment

JT141 - just received my new garmin - previous one found in Fudges's kennel in bits - I nearly put him in the washing machine!

steady running everyone  

20/02/2013 at 21:57

9 mile GA run then 8 by 800m with 90s rest between each.  Very cold outside, -3 allowing for wind chill.

21/02/2013 at 06:21

4M fartlek. First fartlek in ages. Cold, frosty morning.

21/02/2013 at 09:15
DunkyD wrote (see)


I've done it twice before - it's a small but well organised event that takes in the Tarka Trail and even goes through a tunnel - choo chooooo

Ha ha!  You should make that noise as you go through it.  I ran through the tunnel under Old Trafford in a race last year and made the appropriate retching noises  Best of luck mate.

14m GA run this morning.  Man, how cold does it want to be?  Brrrr.  Decent run though until 12 miles in where a cretinous owner decided to let his blind/dumb dog race around right in front of me causing me to rapidly divert my running path.  This seems to be like encouragement to the hound and he also changed his path and ran straight into my legs.  Big old unit but it didn't half yelp.  I yelped a bit too but stayed on my feet, just - sore leg but no real damage done.  Of course, Mr cretinous owner didn't offer a word of apology and merely threw his hands up into the air incredulously, as a Frenchman who's Sancere was served warm, would.


On and on.

21/02/2013 at 11:11

club run. longer route than usual as I'm trying to build up the mileage a bit.

Marble Arch-HydeParkCorner-GreenPark-BigBen-WestminsterBridge-Embankment-VauxhallBridge-Loop of BatterseaPark-SloaneSquare-HydeParkCorner-MarbleArch.

a 17k tourist special at 5.20m/km.

21/02/2013 at 21:18

6 mile recovery run on the treadmill tonight.

21/02/2013 at 22:21

Now up to 21 minutes' running - minor discomfort only.

21/02/2013 at 22:58

Thur 10.30pm - 6km easy pace woodland trail - a bit chilly this evening - nevertheless still an enjoyable way to round off the day

keep it going

22/02/2013 at 06:28

3M easy. A recovery session.

22/02/2013 at 08:33

Swittle - that's excellent news for you and the streak

6m recovery, cold but not as cold as yesterday.  Loving the dry pavements/roads.

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