The 2011 Marathon Tread

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08/12/2011 at 22:04
No hurricane here. Wind and rain but not too bad. 6.5 miles done at club. Hill session again.

50km on a treadmill?
08/12/2011 at 22:23

Second 6 mile run done tonight with a few run sideways..... very very windy 3 m forward 7 back but effort wise a great workout beats -18 and snow like last year.

Gobi enjoy your progressive run on the dreadmill.

Spoons nice workout.

Kaz well done on the dreadmill, also nice baking.

Fiona nice pace on the dreadmil and baking as well MMMMMmmmm Choc cake........

I have two Christmas dinners tomorrow with lunch with the early morning swimmers and then the works christmas do on the night time, this will be me by the end of it.....

08/12/2011 at 22:46
Means to an end. Run went well.

New blog

http://gobi70.wordpress.com/2011/12/08/work-and-streaking/
08/12/2011 at 22:58
Work lunch for us tomorrow NP. I'm having pizza
09/12/2011 at 07:40
Very nice 10.5 this morning and I should see 60 miles for the week. Going the right way and without running more than once a day.

Off to get a crunchie soon
09/12/2011 at 08:43

All schools closed here  today due to the weather..........Lots of roads are closed, and not looking  to improve today???

Another day of the dreadmill!! 6 miles plus some core work 

I would love a Starbucks right now.........

09/12/2011 at 09:02
No crunchie for me..... It's Mince Pie Friday
09/12/2011 at 10:39
Still haven't had a mince Pie this year
09/12/2011 at 12:43
I've had a few
HM4
09/12/2011 at 20:27

Asda are doing some really nice little mince pies .

Well done on everyone's training.

Kaz,

Hope the weather improves soon.

09/12/2011 at 20:59

5 miles easy on the treadmill - snow back but should be ok for tomorrow.

Is anyone racing this weekend or is it all base?

F

09/12/2011 at 21:28

Haven't read back yet, but no running for me for last 3 days- a first since February. For some reason my legs have still been really sore lately- think it was doing that "slow" 35m- looking back that would have probably been around race pace for me at a distance 9m than I'd ever run before- stooopid! So took a few days off- feeling better now, but don't know whether I'll do the inter-regional xc tomorrow or not....

Been reading "The Ghost Runner" lately- the sad but inspiring story of John Tarrant. Left it with him aiming to do the Comrades too- but with a few more problems than Gobi will have to face!

Edited: 09/12/2011 at 21:29
HM4
10/12/2011 at 08:35

Fiona,

We've got my parents round today (last chance to check my wedding dress is still fitting okay) and then plan for a little run tomorrow.

Jason,

Oopps.  Good to hear you're feeling better.

10/12/2011 at 10:11

HY4 -not long now.............

Gobi- What marathon are you doing in January??

Jason - if you do the XC -Good  Luck!!

Fiona-hope your weather has improved to and you can get out and about.

We've got snow here again but no gales probably since its my rest day!! Guaranteed tomorrow when I've got 11 miles in front of me it'll be hurricane winds and blizzards..................

10/12/2011 at 10:52
Cold here

I'm doing a XC race tomorrow

Have some more rest Jason
10/12/2011 at 11:44

Good luck in your race Spoons, and yours Jason if you decide to do it.

I feel sorry for kaz/Fiona with all this wind and snow etc.  

Today I did a 7 mile jog in the frosty morning. Started slowly and got faster as I warmed up. A nice feeling when you get home. Thats 29 Miles for the week, so I am gradually building again. No issues with the ITB what so ever.  Good news. 

Some lunch in a minute and then down to London with Mrs AGF. I had a bonus at work, so a top notch restaurant treat, a late night in bars etc and stay over will earn me points in the bag as marathon training kicks in properly afetr Christmas. 

10/12/2011 at 11:56
50x25m front crawl 2 x Christmas dinners a few dances and 3 points for speeding yesterday
Today ran off the 2x Christmas dinners by doing 10.12 miles will my hill in the middle
Getting dragged around the shops now will try to catch up later.
10/12/2011 at 13:58
Shops - in December?

You wouldn't catch me anywhere near a shop. Amazon sells everything now
10/12/2011 at 13:59
Edited: 10/12/2011 at 14:00
10/12/2011 at 16:20

We have actually braved Milton Keynes this afternoon despite there being a F1 Red Bull drive by in the city centre.  Admittedly most of the trip was spent in Sainsbury's but we did then walk up to the centre as Mr USB needed a new phone battery.  All the fast food joints were jammed.

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