Great running LMH and 7D - both those races sound tough, especially the fells! I tried that once too but much prefer walking on the hills instead of running.
Of course I managed to post this earlier today, in the Saturday thread where I was reading back... I'll add some more reactions at the bottom:
Wabo: happy birthday! and neat 20M in the freezer.
Emzap: I have interesting conversations with the Dutch hairdresser. We supposedly speak the same language...
Stickless: in my memory the Oriental Fac stairs at the back are quite different. Will check them out next time I'm in Cambridge. Well done on the double digits- getting back in there is every time a moment of achievement for me, too. Confidence booster, indeed, despite nausea issues.
DD: well raced on Friday, and good run the next day.
Glad to hear it's nothing to worry about so far, Donaldo. Keep it that way!
Alehouse: only unfit compared to where you were. You're doing a stellar job compared to most of the population. I keep telling myself that when I see you all running at twice my speed!
What: 12.6M, in my usual 9-1 run-walk
Why: forgot where the 6M turnaround point is
Last hard: that was
Last rest: Thursday, Saturday from running.
I also did stairs on Friday, with the pack: 2kg rice and 3L water, to get me started on "weight training". I did not have time to run there and back, just went out on the bike. My stairs can be found here: here , they should be a total height of 17.5 meter.
LMH: nice 20M! Considering the trials and tribulations of the past weeks, not bad at all. And hopefully the weather will be a bit nicer for the big run.
Emzap: confidence booster
Donaldo: pretty uniforms
7D: wooo- sounds tough.
Paddy! nice to see you're back!
Dustin: good racing
Hopefully this time I posted in the right place...
You did Tine!
Your pupils look very good in their ceremonial uniform donaldo.
OK Ok Ok Don - You should have packed the bags of all the lads and headed to Wexford to March in the st Paddy's Parade. Pretty Impressive school uniform!!
LMH - Nice going. I see that youre VLM bound - wow. I will miss VLM this year. Its a race that i thought i'd never run nd indeed thought would be nightmare but then discovered that it was the best. Matbe I'll return some time body allowing! 20 miles is a good spin of a race at any time. Youre obviously not firing on all cylinders - and whats with the Indian - - - It should be Bacon and Cabbage today - with spuds of course!!!
LMH - this year it will be Olympic distance - if things go well maybe a 70.3 very late. I'd love to go Iron but would the body cope - i'm not sure. However, thers still good timber on the bed post where that notch should be. I've just finished reading "Iron War" - a book about Mark Allen and Dave Scott concentrating on te 1989 Ironman Hawaii - great stuff!!!. If you havent already read it have a look.
7D/ Dustin nice going too
See yiz tomorrow
Lots of good outings from all the regulars, under terrible conditions, and a welcome to the newbies. It also seems to me that Stickless is back on the rise again. Now there is a completely unstoppable woman.
Not a great training weekend for me.A hard morning of hedge shearing (pulled muscle)400miles of driving.Broke my wedding ring.
-I did get some swim training done. Have you ever tried to tread water with your arms held vertically above your head? I sank like a rock.We also tried to work on the over-rotation that I've developed.
I'm going to take up running.
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