Who else gets up at stupid O clock to run ??

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06/02/2013 at 05:02

Good morning all

no run today back feeling a bit tender. need to do some stretching and foam rollering.


06/02/2013 at 07:41

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.

06/02/2013 at 08:22

Morning everyone.

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.

06/02/2013 at 08:45

morning all

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

06/02/2013 at 12:12

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

06/02/2013 at 12:17

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

07/02/2013 at 06:00

Good morning all

6 miles this chilly morning

Nw 1 fox

07/02/2013 at 06:19

Morning valis

3.5M Steadily done. Cold and dry. Forecast is snow later.

Slept in yesterday

NW: 1 owl, 4 horses, 1 KingsmillV an, 2 cyclists.

PSC    pirate
07/02/2013 at 07:18

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).

07/02/2013 at 07:50


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

07/02/2013 at 08:34

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.

07/02/2013 at 08:47

Morning everyone.

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......

07/02/2013 at 09:02

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!

07/02/2013 at 13:37


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?

07/02/2013 at 13:41

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.

07/02/2013 at 17:53

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'.

07/02/2013 at 18:59


No snow so far !

Walked Geordie, cold and no wind when out

 JF:I laughed at your dog story

07/02/2013 at 20:54

I see a few of us have been trying to recruit on the Morning Running thread.

Tommygun2    pirate
07/02/2013 at 20:59

Evening Birky

Still not running yet but plan to get back on track this weekend.

PSC    pirate
08/02/2013 at 07:27

Punchbowl this weekend TommyG if you fancy a long plod

Rest morning today, although might go for a little sharpener this afternoon...  will see how I feel.

Morning peeps

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