Monday 31st March 2014

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31/03/2014 at 06:43

Morning.

Lyrics - The silicon chip inside her head

Hope it's better today RFJ.

Glad you're home safe OH - what's next for you race wise?

Still your hamstring Blisters?

Hope you're not too stiff or sore today emzap - do you have the long drive to do?

What:                 just a swim
Why:                  trying to be sensible in the taper
Last hard:          not adding a little run (even though I have time)
Last hard:          20/3

Yesterday's lyrics were Spring by Tracy Chapman.

31/03/2014 at 07:39

What: Dentist then short run around Stromness
Why: that's on schedule
Last hard: long drive home
Last rest: technically yesterday
Next race: Cape Wrath running festival (defo) but may try to do Kirkwall 1ok on Easter Sunday  if on-call quiet

31/03/2014 at 08:16
What: hour on the rollers and some core d&d
run lunchtime
rollers or ride for an hour PM
Why: finish the month in style
Last hard: Yesterday
Last rest: Friday 28th March
Lyrics: Yes indeed and have the album
31/03/2014 at 09:33

Morning

Not too achy, but wouldn't want to race again today!

What: gardening
Why: it's meant to reach 23C though no evidence of this yet.
Last hard: guess!
Lyrics: nope

Yes driving 160 km today...

Was 1st in age group yesterday so get full points for the league table

Have run my highest ever monthly mileage this month.

Have a good day all.

31/03/2014 at 10:10

Great stuff, em! The wind on Saturday was brutal indeed. I went out on the bike for a few hours and really felt it. Nice age group win

OH: dentist    best of luck

 

300.52 miles run in the month of March. My highest ever

what: rest day
why: taper time
last hard: Friday
last rest: 17/3
lyrics: yes, very appropriate

31/03/2014 at 11:28

OOPs   got my time wrong for dentist (8:15 not 8:45!) so missed appt and had to reschedule. Embarassed!
6.9 mile run done. Quite cool (7C with some wind)

Blisters    pirate
31/03/2014 at 11:28

Lyrics, yes. Definitely short of sleep today. But at least it's not cold, wet or blowing a hoolie. And the end of the month means it's a bit like a Friday.

What? hmm. Probably zero, unless I can get some bike.

31/03/2014 at 11:50

Morning

Been really busy working and had no internet one day

Lyrics: Yes.

Catch up soon.

 

31/03/2014 at 13:29

I climbed Ben Vorlich this morning, a munro.  Will post a couple of pics later.  Was chasing an inversion but missed it although I was above the clouds mostly. It was a 6 mile walk taking 2 and a half hours.

Ran 6 miles as soon as I got home - strangely, felt great and ran the last 3 miles in less than 21 minutes.  A good day of exercise so far!!

Lyrics, yes, I think so.

Hey dibs, I made a new friend yesterday and she's your double - an uncanny likeness.  

AF
31/03/2014 at 13:50

Afternoon all,

  • What:  4ish
  • Why:  had a week off
  • Last Hard:  N/A
  • Last Rest:  Yesterday

Have a good one!

31/03/2014 at 14:28

Here is the mountain I climbed this morning.  

http://i661.photobucket.com/albums/uu336/donaldshaw/Vorlich4/13_zpsc653273d.jpg

 A view from the summit, amongst the clouds.  You can see it's 'partner' munro, Stuc a Chroin, appearing from the clouds.

http://i661.photobucket.com/albums/uu336/donaldshaw/Vorlich4/10_zps1da39dc7.jpg

Look carefully at this one - see the other summits peeking through the clouds in the distance - shame it was so hazy at times!

http://i661.photobucket.com/albums/uu336/donaldshaw/Vorlich4/9_zpsd817e505.jpg

 It was a good walk but I preferred my run afterwards!

 

31/03/2014 at 14:49

Don you always make me jealous with your pics!

31/03/2014 at 15:33

Donaldo - That was my first come back Munro in similar conditions (after a diagnosis which might have meant never seeing a mountain top again) - mid 90s

31/03/2014 at 16:03

https://fbcdn-sphotos-g-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/t1.0-9/1148861_10203542348225564_1992414079_n.jpg

 Just short of finishing line last week - not looking my best!

31/03/2014 at 16:29

Lovely pics Donaldo. I'm just back from a long walk with Grace - would really have preferred to be out for a run, it's a beautiful afternoon here, but trying to be good in the taper.

You do look a little out of it OH!

I don't really like to ask but if anyone can spare even a couple of pounds I'd be most grateful: http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/VLMagain

31/03/2014 at 16:39

What: 1 hour swim (no distance recorded)

Why: easy easy... poor knee

Lyrics: Hell yea I do!! Great song!

OH- Nice one!

Don- Amazing photo!

my knee is driving me insane!! I WANT TO RUN!!

31/03/2014 at 16:51

OH, great pic that, I've yet to meet an athlete who photos well when running!

I have told not to run again and to give up on the hills but I still plod on.  I'm glad you beat whatever the diagnosis was!

31/03/2014 at 17:02

I'm another in the 'you'll never run again' camp - doctors, what do they know

Cheers Dibs, much appreciated - hope your knee will play ball soon. Are you icing it if you think it's fat pad inflammation?

31/03/2014 at 17:06

Afternoon

What 15+

Why tabled zero yesterday

Lyrics yes, taper madness or a general feeling LMH?

Great photos Donaldo and OH

Did yesterdays today with the last 5 attempted at target mp, was out by between 10 to 15 secs but was carrying 4.5 Kg in the backpack so not too concerned.

31/03/2014 at 17:26

LMH- yup -frozen spinach ....

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