My Last Run

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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.
27/02/2013 at 22:52

good to hear you're back, Redjeep. excellent work, Nessie - you're a true clubmate.

club run in central London tonight for 16.6k at 5.02m/km (which actually sounds better in imperial - 10miles at 8m/m)

the best news is that, according to a clubmate, there'll be enough light to start the Hampstead Heath evening runs again in JUST SIX WEEKS. getting sick of pavement!

27/02/2013 at 22:53

15 miles this evening.

28/02/2013 at 06:12

Morning and foggy again.

4M Steadily done

28/02/2013 at 08:37

Nessie - Ouch!  I winced reading that.

12m GA this morning.  Legs still being slightly rebellious but got through it.  A very cold, frosty late winter's morning but nearly all the run in daylight.  Thermometer read -3 when I got back, brrrr. The local climate is not yet ready to yield to spring, that's for sure.  March tomorrow - happy days.

28/02/2013 at 10:01

Yay for March! Bring on the spring.

5 miles easy for me this mornig as a mini-taper for half on Sunday - I put in 2 miles at HM pace, mostly to ward up a bit really!

Rest tomorrow, then an easy few miles on Sat pre race on Sunday. Not sure how hard to run it as it's part of mara training really. Any advice seasoned Spring mara runners?!?

D

28/02/2013 at 11:04

DunkyD - I did exacly the same last week at the GNW HM.  I wasn't really sure either but just went for it.  Perhaps I may have left a bit in the tank as I wasn't breathing that heavily through mile 12 so maybe subconciously I was just keeping a little back but it was near enough a full tilt afair.  My legs have been a tad erm, leggy this week as a result but i've not suffered any injuries or feel like i've set my mara training back as a result.

As always, though, different strokes for different folks.

28/02/2013 at 14:08

The recovery continues!  30 minutes mostly grass & trail in Crosby Country Park at 7am.  No undue soreness from calf.

28/02/2013 at 14:24

Good work Swittle - don't overdo too soon!

SB - sounds like a plan - Think I'll pace it for a PB (which should be quite easy as I'm still getting fitter) and see how I'm going at half way and maybe push a bit harder for the back 6 miles.

Keep it up all and enjoy the slightly warmer weather!

D

28/02/2013 at 14:40

I've started trying to run in the mornings before work now rather than in the evenings.  So this morning was a very frosty 7.13 miles consisting mostly of laps of the (very large) park.

28/02/2013 at 18:03
Nice day today. A short 6.25 miles in my vivobarefoots. Just over 45mins. Comfortable run, but hoped it would be a bit faster.
28/02/2013 at 22:21

6 mile recovery run this evening.

28/02/2013 at 22:25

Thur 9.00pm - 6km mixed pace - woodland trail

 time constraints dictated that tonight had to be a short sharp workout - 1km warm up / (4 x 500m) with 500m recoveries / 1km warm down 

not doing as many miles as normal as I have no races planned for a while but just enjoying ticking over and mixing it up a bit

sounds like some good training going on from the gang

01/03/2013 at 06:03

4M Tempo run. Not bad, bit of a blow out .Dry, no wind or fog.

01/03/2013 at 08:45

A smidge above freezing, dry and a medium breeze.  Decent running conditions, decent run.  7 miles inc 6x100 strides.  Always feel a bit of a tool sprinting full on down busy morning roads, knowing motorists are sniggering to each other.  But, you know, screw em

Dunky - Good luck, let us know how it goes

01/03/2013 at 12:29

loving Dunky D's tactics - head out at PB pace, then step up to beyond PB pace...it's like Spinal Tap, when they turn up the amp to 11 !!

as for me, solo session at Battersea Track this morning. 7x1k at 4.25m/km (target 10k pace)

in a similar way to Dunky, but a distance down, I am training for an HM, but finding myself feeling so strong at 10k pace that I'm thinking of banging out a 10k PB while I'm at it. I fancy Eton Dorney but we'll see...

01/03/2013 at 14:19

Nice one Baldy and Dunky. Great running going on here

8.5 miles for me this morning steady.  Nice but couldn't fit in more miles due to time and really wanted to do 10-11. Same old story really :-/

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