Thanks for the welcome guys....nice to see a thread with so many interesting comments, injuries, pass times!!Looking forward to getting back into runniing and the reporting here, I think, might just help as well as the challenge of remebering the song
Tom: you sound to be back on track...and i hope that tomorrow's long run is uneventful! Consultant sounds happy with his handiwork and expects that at some point I will be running again. No idea when, though, and he won't be drawn on a timescale.
Straycelt: nowhere near S. Wales...try the North-West! OH (who I know only virtually) hails from a couple of hundred yards from one of the said pubs. Neither the Royal Oak nor the Griffin are uncommon names: there are also two Dog and Partridges and three Crown pubs nearby, as well as a further Griffin! How did you find the Cardiff half?
Alehouse, I'll think about you guys when I plod past both next weekI ran with a half mara virgin...he wanted around 2hrs but he fell apart at 8 and went to lead at 10 so ended in 2.15. I've paced it a number of times at 1.45/1.40 (No idea why they changed it from 8 min miling to sub 8) This year was pretty boring and it's still tooo congested in a number of places, especially coming back on the narrow stretches from the bay. Better support than usual. Would have preferred to run a tad quicker but commitments made. Probably just as well given what happened next!
Welcome aboard Stray.
Tom, would would have had a laugh at me finishing up those inclines. Wheezing like an old steam train. Easy it most certainly was not. Having someone with me meant that I just simply had to dig deeply to be able to pull it off. With a mile to go I cranked up the engine and got a HR of 161 out of the old Massey Ferguson. It goes to show that I could pull off a marathon, but not necessarily a spectacular one. Like Alehouse says, I'd like to do one of those 20's every 2 or 3 weeks. Then we'll see what's in the tank. It only looks like a 3:45 at the moment.
Welcome straycelt! Blisters not sure I understood?
What: rest today and 11.5 km with club last nightWhy: knackered, meant to be working this afternoon but my body went into unfunctioning mode so slept instead.Lyrics: yes
Lacrosse match tomorrow, 6 am start :S
Ale glad achillies is on the way up.
Have a good one all
Alehouse glad to see Achilles is finally getting some lubrication LMH Saturday this week is nothing special - probably usual swim (which I do look forwards to!) and run. It's just that work has been rather busy of late.StrayCelt welcome
What: not a lotWhy: just finishing workLast Hard: TuesdayLastRest: Tuesday!Lyrics: yes - although I cheated to check
Hello Straycelt - always good to have new blood. What's next for you race wise?
OH - thought that might be the case.
Blisters - what a great run. I'm jealous.
Chickadeee - I agree totally, I'd love that to be my easy pace. Maybe you need a bit more of a break before throwing yourself back into marathon training?
Good news Alehouse.
Tom - although I run to HR I seem to have just one pace outside of races. Glad to hear that you're back to it.
Dustin - hope the hammy holds up.
Enjoy tomorrow Wabo!
I ran in the end. Just 4 miles with the dog, much needed after a stressful afternoon spent in the hobbit hole (office with no natural light or ventilation).
What NothingWhy - a few pints at the Club presentation night....... came away with the male points rophy for the road runners a tad unexpected this year with so much time out, but have still logged the races and thats the counter......Last Hard - yesterdayLast Rest - Today
Lyrics - YES
Parkrun and XC tomorrow....
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