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

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02/03/2013 at 08:07

Morning maths

Off to the footie today and its a Noon Kick Off so an earlier start. Its only 6 miles up the road from us right enough.


02/03/2013 at 08:09

dobster; I live not that far west of Glasgow in Erskine. Its virtually next to Glasgow airport, but 5 minutes out the door and I'm in the countryside.

02/03/2013 at 08:36

Morning all, work again for me today and a rest day, long one tomorrow, will be 20, could be 22 depending on mood at 20

Suffolk for me Dobster,

02/03/2013 at 09:07

How come alot of the races are down here?  Birky - Apologies I did know you were from far oop North from some of your posts 

Defo a southerner here!  (border of oxfordshire and swindon)

02/03/2013 at 09:09

I used to live in Carterton Dobster, back in the 80s, bet you can't guess where I worked?

02/03/2013 at 09:13

I'm having a punt at RAF?????

02/03/2013 at 09:16

Yes  spent two years at Brize Norton, 80 to 82.  My eldest daughter was born at Wroughton hospital which in those days was an RAF hospital, guessing it is probably closed now.  Loved  the Cotswolds area.

02/03/2013 at 09:46

Are you still in the RAF?  It is a nice area, I feel lucky to live here!  Just looked, Wroughton hospital closed in '96

02/03/2013 at 09:58

No I demobbed in 94 so closing on 20 years ago now.  Had a great time though so always look back fondly on those times. I sort of remember things by association with where I was stationed at the time.

02/03/2013 at 11:14

Good morning all

10 miles this morning inc park run

Dobster ,Maths Psc, Chris cheers.

I'm also a southerner border of Bucks and London.

3 March - Surrey Spitfire 20 mile 
16 March - Aquathlon 
24 March - Cranleigh 21 mile 
14 April - Brighton marathon 
5 May - North Dorset Marathon 
18 May - Godalming Town 10K 
8 June - South Downs marathon 
25 June - Giants Head Marathon June & July - Aqauthlon 
21 July - Vachery half ironman October - Challenge Barcelona ironman October - Snowdonia Marathon

2 March - Ballbuster 
9 March - Para 10 
17 March - Fleet Half Marathon 
24 March - Leith Hill Half Marathon 
8 June - Blenheim Triathlon 
22 June - Mid Summer Munro 
6 July - South Coast Triathlon 
20 July - Fandance October - Snowdonia Marathon (number 8!!)

14th April - Brighton Marathon 
5th may - Richmond Marathon 
28th July - Down tow up flow half Marathon 
10th August - North Downs 100
24th August - Thames Meander Marathon
15th Sept - Farnham Pilgrim Marathon
20th October- Abingdon Marathon


17th March - Colchester Half Marathon
21st April - VLM


10th Feb - Punchbowl 30
24 Feb - Hell of Ashdown (cyclosportif)
10 Mar - Lydd 1/2 mara (maybe)
24 Mar - 7Oaks Circular (cyclosportif)
7 Apr - LDWA South Downs Mara
6 May - San Fairy Ann (Cyclosportif)
19 May - Castles 100 (Cyclosportif)
2 May - King of the Downs (Cyclosportif)
9 Jun - South Downs Mara 
7 July - OUTLAW
8 July onwards - Cidre/PS3/Cake/Chocolate/the odd joggette!!!


Mar - Steyning Stinger, New Forest 50k, Sussex Coastal 
Apr - Sussex? 
May - Three Forts 
Jun - South Downs 
Jul - Chichester Challenge 
Aug - Thames Meander 
Sept - Bacchus, Farnham, New Forest 
Oct - IOW, Greensands, Beachy Head 
Dec - Portsmouth  


Haley's Comet Marathon


London - Marathon
..................................................that's it 


7 April - not the Sussex marathon (maybe walk the half?)
21 April David Lloyd triathlon
27 April 5k swimathon
12 May Southwell triathlon
2 June Outlaw half ironman
22 June Dambuster triathlon
23 June great Notts bike ride
July probably not the outlaw run leg
July woodhall spa triathlon

02/03/2013 at 12:02

ok, so 6 miles fast walk in 1:30 - not far off my 10k running personal worst so not too bad

02/03/2013 at 12:51

That's good going MC, in a way only runners appreciate, probably harder than running when you walk at that pace.

02/03/2013 at 12:56

feels like you are going so slowly, but I looked back at a year ago - and that was the pace my slow runs were only a year ago

02/03/2013 at 14:35

Ballbuster done in 4hrs 9 mins  which is my quickest for a while (possibly quickest ever) so very pleased with myself. My son did it in 3hrs 46 so I need to work hard to be a competetive dad next time around!

Dobster - I'm in Farnham, Surrey.

02/03/2013 at 14:37

Good Afternoon L&G

JF, if you don't crack 4 hours for the VLM I'll be very surprised. I like entering races but your training regime is one to be admired.

MC, your perserverance is a credit.

Valis, you sure it isn't Rafael Benitez on your case

Birky, enjoy the footie

Mrs 5.30am and my eldest were off at 4am for their flight to Innsbruck. A week of skiing awaits. So I have my daughter at home for a week. I expect the quality of the cooking is going to nosedive. At least tonight she's on a sleepover, so that I can enjoy the tribulations of the South Downs tomorrow morning.

Why am I posting....bored? Worse than that I mucked up the staff rota and ended up giving them all Saturday pm off! Stuck on reception with a solemn cup of earl grey and the laptop.

Oh finally, Kate doing weights in the utility room conjures up pictures of her bench pressing the tumble dryer and washing machine....

02/03/2013 at 14:42

Chris, I'm 30 minutes down the A325/A3 from you. Well done on your efforts. My son is a bit young to take me out just yet!

Dobster I'm sandwiched one mile from both the coast and the  South Downs not far from Portsmouth.

02/03/2013 at 14:51

well done Chris and your son!

5:30 - you make me laugh - fancy giving everyone saturday afternoon off!

02/03/2013 at 15:17

I'm still at work 5.30 as well, about another 3 hours left, 0-0 at the moment.  Bit of a panic on your rota I'll bet when you spotted it!

02/03/2013 at 15:35

Afternoon all - 5 miles for me this morning NW a squirrel DW a blackbird, then 2 hours on the spin bike, heading for a swim shortly. This is all very bad as I have a race tomorrow so am not expecting world record pace for 20 miles. 5.30, I'm not quite up to bench pressing the freezer yet, give me time. We move house next week so I will be moving out to the garage for weights, I will start with the lawnmower. Good luck with the hills tomorrow, shouldn't be too muddy. Good work today Chris, I bet it was chilly out there, you can train hard over the summer and have an autumn re-match. Dobster, I'm about 6 miles up the road from Chris. Birky definitely gets the northern award. JF, hope you make it to 22 tomorrow. valis, what's the longest you're running before Brighton? MC, you are out there doing something which I'm sure is good for you mentally as well as for strength.

02/03/2013 at 15:41

If Birky gets the northern award I must get the southern!

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