My Last Run

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24/02/2013 at 21:21

I've been away with hubby for our anniversary for the weekend so very little running going on.  I squeezed in a sneaky 3 miler on Friday morning before we left, then we did a 3 mile very easy together along the River Stour on Saturday morning.. Hubby's *not* a runner but I can be persuasive

24/02/2013 at 22:23

thanks for the explanation, SR!

8k recovery run in Battersea Park at 5.20m/km with 5x20sec strides.

Congrats, Strangely Brown - that's an HM PB anyone would be proud of.

as for Nessie 73, I imagine an anniversary weekend involves other forms of cardio exercise!

25/02/2013 at 09:26

Morning all,

@ nessie - filth

@ Strangely Brown - nice work - great time!

Sat: 4.5 miles of not too hard fartlek

Sun: 18 miles easy. Felt really good and even put in a couple of quicker mniles at the end.

Keep it up,


25/02/2013 at 09:40

Cheers chaps, it was a very pleasing outcome.  Wasn't sure if I could go sub 1.30 or not so nice to prove that the training is starting to pay dividends.

DunkyD wrote (see)

Morning all,

@ nessie - filth

ha ha!

Just a 5 mile recovery run today.  Crisp, dry and light at 6.40am.  Birds were tweeting, sun was peeping out from behind the clouds and suddenly, a Monday in winter doesn't seem all that bad now....




25/02/2013 at 10:24

Redjeep - nice one  

Strangely Brown - monster pb

Nessie 73 - I'm surprised you had enough energy for the saturday morning run

Mon - 9.00am - 8.3km (37 min) - ran the middle bit hard - lovely fresh morning for a woodland run with the hound

dig in everyone

25/02/2013 at 18:41
Congrats to everyone for their stuff.

Very tiring 17.5miles off-road. A bit muddy here and there. 2hrs30. Saw a couple of deer. Absolutely knackered.
26/02/2013 at 06:14

4M Steadily done. Dry, mild, no wind. Okay run.

26/02/2013 at 08:58

Thanks also peeps above.

Very tough 10m LT today (6m at HM pace).  Dry and cold but with a stiff breeze today.  Probably a little too soon after the HM on Sunday and my legs were telling me off a bit.  Much needed rest tomorrow.

On and on.


26/02/2013 at 09:00

Good work everyone!

Been away for the weekend but didn;t stop my 9m long run on Saturday, at a pace faster than I expected, to the point I think I might reassess my upcoming half target time.

Did a cheeky tempo 5 round cardiff yesterday too. Though my leg are feeling it today.

26/02/2013 at 11:34

Good work JT - that distance off road is tough!

Intervals this morning for me - 15 x 400m at 6:40 min/mile with 1 min recoveries.

Felt good at paced it well.

Keep it up all,


26/02/2013 at 12:42

A slight relapse caused by wanting to rest but not give up the Streak   Easier this a.m., so I ran for 15 minutes without undue reaction.

26/02/2013 at 13:22

Did my first ever run based on heart rate yesterday. 2.4k at 140, 150, 160, 170 and 180 with 90 second rests in between. It went OK, and I think I'll start doing it once a month in order to monitor progress.

26/02/2013 at 20:19

4 miles tempo through the muddy forest this afternoon.  Great. I've just realised I've got just over a month til my HM, so I'd better get my arse in gear for a proper LSR this Friday 

26/02/2013 at 21:40

10 mile recovery on the treadmill this evening.

26/02/2013 at 23:31

Tue - 10.30pm - 6km woodland run - easy paced

long day at work - but still had to get out for a loosener to blow the stresses of the day away - always works

keep it going  

27/02/2013 at 09:53


11 miles at Mara pace this morning - I'm knackered now. Need to get into work mode!


27/02/2013 at 11:40

I was so tired yesterday, only managed 3.5m. managed being a loose term anyway, there was some walking in there as I had a stich on both sides of my stomach and my right leg shin muscle (I'm not sure of the actual medical name) - only the right leg - hurt like a mother f******.

Cue a hot bath and 2 early nights before my next run on thursday.

27/02/2013 at 12:54

Wed 11.00am - 8km woodland trail (garmin free)

lacking any zip today but enjoyed the run and the spring sunshine was a treat - so still had a smile on my face

dig in everyone

27/02/2013 at 22:03

4 mile club run tonight.  Sabotaged by one of the women having a really nasty fall and smacking her face on the pavement.  Really nasty one so I walked back with her

27/02/2013 at 22:23
Nessie. That sounds terrible. I hope she's OK.

First run last night with my club in about 18 weeks following my injury. Nice steady 7.5 mile. Great evening for running. It's nice to be back.
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