Monday 11th March 2011

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11/03/2013 at 19:25

If a picture paints a thousand words....nice one Don!

11/03/2013 at 20:15

Very nice Donaldo.

Wabo - you really are going well - keep it up.

alehouse/little miss happy - I'd love to send you this hot weather we've been having - I'd love to be doing a long run in long sleeves and legging, not shorts, singlet, cap, sun screen and tipping water over my head when I get so hot! I think these garmins should record body temperature as well

little miss happy - do you think 20 miles is a good idea? 

11/03/2013 at 20:32

I'm not planning on racing it NZC - I shall run to HR and just use it as a LSR - assuming I'm ok to run by then. It will only be two weeks since my last 20 miler so as long as I'm well enough I don't think it should be an issue. I cope much better with heat than cold - maybe we should swap!

 

It does indeed look like a lovely part of the world to live and run in donaldo - we were very grey at 1730hrs with this snow.

11/03/2013 at 20:58

nice and jealous now Donaldo.....

Rest day here as pooped....

Back to the heavy training tomorrow

Take care

Blisters    pirate
11/03/2013 at 22:03

LMH, I’m sure that the antibiotics will give it a big hit, (probably with a runny tummy side effect) but please persevere and finish the course. The medics are forecasting greater incidence of antibiotic resistant strains of disease.

Dustin, taper nerves yet?

Ale’ouse. I can confirm that it was cold. Especially so when stood on top of a concrete plant in the open countryside. Apparently 0 degrees, but feels like -7 with the wind chill effect. Well, it felt colder than that.

7D. Great race report, and a sanguine review of the aftermath. Did it not twig that reaching the 10k point in 10k pb pace might have meant that the next 10k were going to be a bit of a challenge? It’s OK, we’ve all done it several times. However, it was still a cracking time for a “disaster”, especially when you drop into conversation that you have lost between a third and a half of your body weight.

Donaldo. Fantastic photos, and a reminder why folks in the North like it there.

NZC. We are jealous.

Training for me? Not being a great fan of freezing to death, I chose the garage. It was still as cold, but I’m learning that I can peel layers off as appropriate without getting them damp. I ended up in T shirt and shorts, with the gloves last to be ditched. The net result was 90 minutes on the turbo bike (the old hack). That was a pleasing result, as I’ve not been doing enough.

Lyrics? No.


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