surfcat wrote (see)
can you get snow chains for a bike then?!!!!
Yeah its very difficult to run at your normal pace in snow without breaking your neck! I've just backed right off the pace so that i can get some training done without risking injury thus defeating the point of training.
Must admit quite good fun in the snow tho
Did 8 miles today mostly on the beach where no snow/ice. My legs ache more than normal! Good stamina trainging with a strong NE wind ( on the east coast.
Just got back from 8 miles. Found the going very hard when on the paths, Managed to do about 6 miles on the roads which were a lot easier but had to keep stopping to let the traffic past.
Still, its good to get out and about. Was getting some funny looks though
Out of interest, how much snow do you all have?
We've got 4 inches or so but it's really icy in places.
Haven't ventured out for a run yet as I'd rather treadmill & continue training than risk an inury.
Oooohhh another snow thread! Great! I've been out a few times to run in snow and it was very good fun. MInd you I had my trail shoes on and I am running slower and not so far. But I suppose you have to take what conditions you get. Fab cross country run last night with head torch on, so quiet!
Hey Katb, how you doing?
ive been running faster times on my circuit that i do. think its because im trying to get warmer, hehe.
i dont actually want to go quicker, trying to stay within my zones.
Let us know how it goes ! Anyone watch the Great Edinburgh International Cross Country womens run? Great stuff !
LadyBee wrote (see)
Got 18 miles planned tomorrow in the snow in the south east! Bit nervous about it. Gonna do it in 2 loops just in case it all goes wrong. Nice to read others have been out though, helps the confidence!
I'm about to head out for my second 18+ miler in this year's snow. Just take it steady and remember to take lots of fluids/isotonic gels - you dehydrate quickly in this weather.
Don't worry about a target pace/time and enjoy it!
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