Mace - Good running
Fiona - Hope the back is ok, sounds similar to what I had a few weeks back.
Kaz - Well done! Most wouldn't have dreamed of finishing having gone through that! I'd say that's certainly something to be proud of Jr has some serious pace too!
10k, not the 10 miles I had hoped for today, done nice and slow. Taking my max HR from Saturday as being my actual max, I'm not sure I'll be able to run sub 70% any time soon, plodded round trying to keep it sub 75% which was just about do-able.
Stuart - useful rule of thumb is to run at your 5k pace (in m/m) plus 3 mins, until your HR drops below 70% for that pace...it will take a while, mind you...
A while? It's a 2 minute difference (give or take)!! Might be a bit more than 'a while'
stay away from the hills mate....
6 miles in lovely conditions today (if a little over dressed - shorts and vest would have been plenty)
Kaz you're right to be proud of your achievement even if it wasn't much fun. Many lesser mortals would have called it a day at 11 miles
Enjoying your taper Tek?
Well done guys.
I'm feeling much better after the flu jab. Still feeling a bit tired however nowhere as bad as I was at the weekend.
Sorry about accidental repost
Kaz how are you feeling now?
Kaz - Sorry to hear about your race, nightmare. I think I'd probably have thrown in the towel... so well done for continuing! Jr is quick [more people for me to finish behind in future!
AGF/Mace - good mileage. I've got to start building up again now, but need to put more hills in as it's winter fell running season
Fiona - hope the back is better now.
Jason - superb splits and a lovely progressive run. Snowdonia is this Saturday isn't it? Hope the weather improves for you.
Miserable, wet and dreary in S Wales today, so I cheered myself up with a 15 mile off road run over the local hills; 1,520ft ascent at a nice easy 9:04/mile avg pace.
kaz - bless, you sound like you've been through the mill . Huge respect to you for gutsing the marathon, time for a well deserved rest it seems, take care.
jason - can't believe i missed your medal pic, nice one, you look so proud !! And good luck with the pb attempt at Snowdon , forget the hills, you can do anything with a medal like that
Attempted a 4-5M recovery run home from work last night ( as i've got a new rucksack ) but ended up sacking it off after 3M as i was really struggling up hill with my left glute and upper left thigh.
Was a bit confused by that until i thought about Sunday's LSR in torrential rain and semi flood-like conditions ... and leaping puddles for the first 8 miles ( leading on my left leg all the time so as not to aggravate recent right achilles niggle ). Sod being a steeple chaser !!
Mace - be careful. Sometimes when we run we cause problems with one leg because we are protecting another leg ( eg your achilles ). basically a "compensation" injury.
Lots of rest, ice and compression will sort the achilles...if you do run - run short and on soft terrain....
Sorry for teaching to suck eggs.
Great running Jayc...very good run for climbing
Kaz, take care of yourself
Over dressed OH? - I have visions of you running in your sunday finest
tek - hope your feeling better for Sunday.
I am bumbling on with a few miles most days. Not much to report ( Which I guess is a good thing )
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