Evening all - gusty track session again tonight, 1 mile effort, 5 x 1 min fast with 1 min recovery then another mile, much easier when you're shouted at! Chris, the race looks suitably foolish.
Good morning all
no run today back feeling a bit tender. need to do some stretching and foam rollering.
Morning all - weights session in my utility room this morning so not much NW. You've reminded me I need to get the roller out valis. Happy hump day all.
Haven't managed to get online for a day or 2, but I did indeed do my 5andabit mile recovery run on Monday, then rested well yesterday.
Today, I gave some interval training a try, supported by an the Step 3 Intervals Audiofuel (other sports music products are available) tracks - really good and I liked the coaching tips, pace change countdowns, etc that come from Martin Yelling in the background. Anyone else tried any of thes type of things?
So 4.5miles covered in 3 minute intervals of varying paces from 150-180bpm done. Aching now, but feel I've earned the ache
Happy hump day all round.
nothing today because my knee is hurting, although if it isn't too bad later I will go to the pool and swim with a pull buoy
Good day all, bit late booking in, CE has resigned and had a long meeting with the two new joint MDs. You're never sure of what changes are to follow.
Out of the door at 5.05 this morning for a 12 mile medium long run, didn't see the shetland ponies until I was on my 3rd loop round town. 3 OR, 2 dog walkers, 2 paper boys and 3 people smoking at the back of the Co-op
Re the dogs thing I posted this on another thread recently, proof that some dogs are bloody well trained, if slightly frightening!
I did have an encounter last year with a pack of foxhounds which proves just how well you can train dogs. The Essex and Suffolk Hunt keep their dogs quite close to where I live and I was along the mentioned railway walk fairly early one morning and heard hunting horns, I was on a raised embankment part of the walk and could see a few hunstmen on their horses down below, not dressed for a hunt but just out running the dogs. I suddenly spotted the dogs, perhaps 20 or so as they came up onto the embankment and ran towards me. At this point, even though I don't imagine I smell of fox, I thought I was going to die. The dogs continued towards me, ran past me not taking a blind bit of notice and then disappeared back down the embankment a bit further on. I think I was smelling of something else at this point
6 miles this chilly morning
Nw 1 fox
3.5M Steadily done. Cold and dry. Forecast is snow later.
Slept in yesterday
NW: 1 owl, 4 horses, 1 KingsmillV an, 2 cyclists.
JF50... I know I shouldn't but that story did make me giggle!
Morning gang... a nice quiet and gentle plod this morning.. recovering nicely. Punchbowl at the weekend so got to be in good shape(ish).
still no running, but did a gentle turbo till the knee stopped me, then did a bit of core
for the first time I noticed it was getting light as I left for work
Morning all - 8.25 miles, 6 of them reasonably fast, but not quite fast enough to be called tempo. 3 OR 1 cat. Agreed MC, it was getting very light, stunning morning now as well, hope it holds out for the Punchbowl PSC. JF, perhaps you have the solution for dog repelling, a bit of a whiff. Longest swim to date last night, 2.5K in 1.15, lots of work to do on the speed. London beckons for me, have a good day folk.
5.4miles easy today. 1OR, 1 dog walker with a head torch (that was on his head, lighting the way incidently, not the breed of dog).
I have a meeting to go to in Herts tomorrow for 1pm, so I'm going to have a bit of a lay in, then I plan to get my long run for the week in before I have to start the journey, as we are visiting family over the weekend. I hope I am able to report 12miles done tomorrow......
Awake before 6am, but for the 1st time this year I decided to stay in bed for another hour rather than go out for a 4-5mile run - I guess sometimes you've just got to listen to the body, although I do feel slightly angry with myself!
6M this morning, was doing so well and then my watch ran out of battery Looking forward to a rest day tomorrow!
KateF - what do you class as Tempo?
Good day all. Waited till daybreak today, about 7am before heading out for 10 miles with 6 at LT pace, tough run, think 20 miles are easier.
PSC makes me smile now, had visions of a painful death at the time. KAte are you saying I whiff? My OH would agree with you when I dump my kit in the house!
Some good miles and training as usual this morning.
Dobster, controlled discomfort, when I was doing well it was 8 min miles, at the moment it's 8.20-40, slow for a lot of you I know! JF, I know my kit isn't the nicest when I've been 'glowing'.
No snow so far !
Walked Geordie, cold and no wind when out
JF:I laughed at your dog story
I see a few of us have been trying to recruit on the Morning Running thread.
Still not running yet but plan to get back on track this weekend.
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