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Iron Min v Soup Dragon

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24/01/2012 at 08:24

*sticks fingers in ears*

nooo, I don't want to know about hills!!!!!  Had enough of them Sunday.

24/01/2012 at 11:02
Soupy - might need to get a shift on, see here: linky thing.
25/01/2012 at 19:16
8 miles d&d  av pace 10:44 really pleased as I was run/walking my new 4/30 combo
25/01/2012 at 20:17

10 miles, 5 easy (1:01:06), 5 at MP (54:35)  Felt gooooood out there.

Although I have got it into my head that MP is much faster than Easy, so the first half mile MP was down in the 10:30s, rather than over 11, where it ought to be.

25/01/2012 at 22:22

Oh you all put me to shame.  I should have done a run to work this morning but by the time I'd done faffing it was too late.   I shall try again in the morning.  Even Saffers got up and ran before work.

26/01/2012 at 09:34
I've sneaked on here at work to say  I did it -  I ran in this morning.  5 miles done.   I knew I had a towel at work and managed to find a shower.  Shame I didn't have a hair brush or hair dryer! 
IronM.in    pirate
26/01/2012 at 10:19
Well done Soupy - awesome stuff. I managed 2 miles last night and there doesn't seem to be too much pain this morning. Will try a little swim this evening.
26/01/2012 at 18:12
well done Soupy
26/01/2012 at 18:29
I did an hour on the bike coming home too!!   I think I'm getting fitter, but not faster.
26/01/2012 at 19:03
Nice going on the run, Soupy.  The judges will, however, deduct marks on the lack of organisation, but how many people noticed
26/01/2012 at 19:12
I'm thankful of having short hair Helen. A couple of minutes in front of the fan heater moved onto my desk did the trick though after I'd bought a hair brush from the WRVS shop.  Did anyone notice?  errrr- yes.  
26/01/2012 at 19:14

I've got to get my running better for September cos Ealing (my home town) is having a half marathon!!    <bounce, bounce>

IronM.in    pirate
27/01/2012 at 09:37
You'll be flying by then, Soupy!
27/01/2012 at 10:29
Isn't that cheating?

Sounds like some mighty fine plodding and cycling stuff going on. I myself have completed my required 6 miles (only 2 days late and I'm ignoring the 3 miler I missed yesterday) Can't say I'm in the groove this time round - the only reason Ashby sounds at all appealing is the promise of pizza - and it better be bliddy good pizza for all that effort!
27/01/2012 at 17:21

I beg your pudding !!

You're seriously telling me that it's the pizza that is the main attraction, not a meeting with me and the Far Far.....and possibly Soupy.....and possibly Helen ! ?

I'm shocked.

and hurt.

yes, shocked and hurt in equal measures !!

27/01/2012 at 18:06

*joins Spence in being shocked & hurt*

Oh I'm completely up for pizza if you lot are prepared to let me join you. I can see that might be a worrying idea, but I'm housetrained and not at all scary.

27/01/2012 at 22:36

<flounces that DL prefers pizza>

I fink I'm travelling up to Ashby in the car.  Mr SD might be running but either way I will be going but may not be running the actual race.  If I could do a 12 min/mile pace and keep up with the back markers for half way it would be fun but if I'm on my own plodding 13.5min/mile to heart rate then I'll be dispirited and its a waste of £20 or whatever.  I could just map my own 10m or even 12 mile route instead  for free then see you all the finish for pizza.

27/01/2012 at 22:49
Or you could just spectate and then have pizza...........everyone knows that spectating is much harder work than actually running these things.....
27/01/2012 at 23:04

Poor Podds still has a red cross for a picture.  It does't seem right.  I mean, how can I know I'm talking to the real Podds.  The real Podds wouldn't suggest not running and just eating pizza.

Or then again...............

28/01/2012 at 09:27
Soupy - don't know if this is an idea -  at Folksworth recently (also 2 laps), some people were running the 2 lap route in reverse, doing 1 lap. So that you've got the distance, and a marked route, you're passing people (for company), but able to run your own pace. Time it right and you'd probably be passing people for most of the distance.
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