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Slow, steady but determined.

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11/01/2013 at 17:56
km - most of us live in the south the country except for MWW. If you ever do London Marathon I will get to meet you as I don't live that far away.
11/01/2013 at 20:36

Thanks Tracey, unfortunately got the elvis mag this year, lol. Steady 4 mile tonight as doing long run tomorrow instead of sunday, to avoid potential snow. 1st mile uphill, 2nd back down, then repeated, aimed at pacing myself for a change as that is the one thing i struggle with, always set off too fast .

Not too bad, miles pace - 11.02, 10.35, 11.10, 10.46. and felt very comfortable

Edited: 11/01/2013 at 21:27
11/01/2013 at 22:06
km10 - Am doing Brighton marathon for the 4th year in a row. Hoping to get my medal of the lovely Lyndy again
12/01/2013 at 09:42

I'm guilty of going off too fast when I am on my own too km, I tend to run a lot more to my Garmin these days, so try to ease off if I look and see I am going too quickly!!

12/01/2013 at 11:27

Hello all

KM - welcome...well done..great running.I live in South Wales...lots of hills! I am doing Brighton this year, have done London 4 times but like you got the elvis mag this year!

Tracey - I have a feeling I am going to be even slower than usual this year...if Brighton forgiving of the slowcoaches?

TS - I would be lost without my Garmin

 

12/01/2013 at 11:45
MWW - don't worry you will not be last.
12/01/2013 at 13:05

LOL, thanks Tracey!

12/01/2013 at 13:37
10 mile this morning before snow turns up. 1h 48m. Felt comfortable at steady pace.
12/01/2013 at 15:09

I'm South or else East Midlands depending on if you are talking TV or electrikery

I have to confess to not having been onto RW in ages   *waves to everyone*

I know some of you read my blog on Fetch so know what has been happening in my life but here's a summary:
MiL has been in hospital since September.  Her mental state is not what it was and she can't go home but they are still trying to work out the best type of care for here and who pays (health or social care).  Everything has been delayed by the fact a psychologist recommended a psychiatric assessment that didn't happen.  Until Christmas we were going to Leamington 4 times a week but are now trying to get away with just twice as we were knackered and the petrol costs were huge.

I have a ballot place for VLM and this week signed up to run for Breast Cancer Care as my SiL's breast cancer has returned with a vengeance.  She is now on borrowed time courtesy of some radio and chemotherapy, we don't expect her to be with us for next Christmas.

I kept running through last year but did no specific training beyond that.  Last week I got myself started with intervals and stuff like that again.

TTFN xx

 

12/01/2013 at 16:48
Bridget - if you give me a link to your charity page I will sponsor you in the next month or so. No money at the moment
12/01/2013 at 23:35

Hi USB *waves* I have been keeping up with your blogs. I don't comment very often but I keep up to date xxx

A couple of months ago I contacted a charity called GRACE who raise funds for womens gynae cancers so as you can imagine, a charity like this would be very close to my heart. At the moment there is a research project taking place into womb cancer in women under 40. One of my friends is 22, was diagnosed at 19 but is now sadly terminal Her GP didn't think anything was wrong with her and thought 19 was too young to have anything serious. Anyway, I wanted to raise money for this research and asked GRACE if they would ringfence my funds for it. The answer has come back as yes I am going to run all my marathons this year to raise funds - 6 entered so far and probably an 7th very soon as legless said he would also run it

14/01/2013 at 09:51

Joined the gym!!  Going at lunchtime for my spinning class   

Too cold to run 

14/01/2013 at 10:46

Tracey - I'll let you know once I have a page set up

14/01/2013 at 12:27

Oh well, lsr/w ditched.  Felt really yukky in the night and didn't sleep very well.  Woke up still feeling yukky so the plan now is to do a short r/w tomorrow and do the long one on Wednesday

14/01/2013 at 17:16
Went back to bed this morning for and hour and half. Then got up had toast and coffee and the did my 12 mile run in 2:09:44
14/01/2013 at 17:19

Well done Tracey, you're getting very speedy lately

14/01/2013 at 20:06
Thanks Lyndy. That long run done until next week
14/01/2013 at 20:24

Wish I could get speedy Need to run more and then perhaps I would lol I'll have to start going to the speed session at club

Did 7.3m yesterday - very slow Its all such an effort at the moment

14/01/2013 at 21:08
Hello everyone. Some good running going on. Managed 6 miles on Sat with a sharp wind and driving rain along the seafront. 6 miles on Sun in the sunshine. Looking forward to cheering you on at the Brighton half.
15/01/2013 at 09:44

Wow, well done LTS, I bet Sunday was much nicer than Saturday?

Roobs, speed isn't everything, you are doing great anyway!?  I did speed up a few years ago when I did speed training at the club, lots of reps did it.  Soon lost it again though

Spin class was good, kept forgetting I wasn't on my bike and that you couldn't stop pedalling, nearly fell off a few times   Luckily I was in a corner and nobody saw me!  Going to try Circuit Training tomorrow - it says it's for the over 50's and I sort of thought "oh no, that's no good" but then I remembered my age and realised that's me   I forget how old I am! 

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