Thursday 3rd October 2013

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03/10/2013 at 07:00


Lyrics - Those cocky little fires you started in the night

It's starting to feel quite wintry but as Blister's said - not really cold yet. Rain forecast for this afternoon so hopefully I'll get out on my bike this morning - though it will be the hybrid as I need to find out how long it will take us to ride to the 10k we're marshalling on Sunday. I'm finding it hard to not do as much as when I was IM training and to let the weight drift up a little but I know I need to, can't keep that level of training or weight control up all year.

OH - hope your ankle is ok to run this evening but better to take the long view and miss JS if not 100% at this stage.

Wabo - more races coming up before Snowdon?

Hope you're ok if you're looking in birks.

What:              a bimble on the bike
Why:               see above
Last hard:       13/9 (feels like ages)
Last rest:        27/9

03/10/2013 at 07:40

+2 for Blisters, LmH comments on the weather: outlook grim, but was mild this morning (still just t-shirt weather). Packed two lots of running kit as may well be raining at lunchtime and on the way home.
Blisters - thanks for the heads up that greater than, less than deletes posts. Weird.

Lyric - yes indeed, this one is on my playlist for those long tedious winter multi-lap runs around the business park. They'll be starting again soon.

what - run at lunchtime, U11 coaching, then maybe small track work waiting for eldest's hockey to finish.
why - Thursday
last rest - Friday
last hard - Tuesday

03/10/2013 at 09:30

Morning all

todays lyrics really not a clue!

lmh, I do actually have another race! 12/10 first xctry of the season, 5 miler and easy one if its dry!

what tai chi and strengthening stuff again

why: lsr tomorrow am

last hard: Tuesday nights race

last easy: yesterday

I actually got a course pb on Tuesday by about a minute so I am happy with that, very

03/10/2013 at 11:00

and so you should be Wabo - you're running really well.

Just short of 19 miles on the hybrid for me this morning, it's mild but very grey and the air is wet if you know what I mean?

03/10/2013 at 13:37

thanks lmh and alehouse, stone off has made all the difference this year

sorry OH!

03/10/2013 at 14:32

What: hopefully with the group this evening
Why: Thursdays (but on duty until 6pm)
Last Hard: Monday
Lyrics: no
Going to try out some shockabsorber insoles this evening

03/10/2013 at 15:06

10 miles in the end last night - a bit sore after Tuesdays first Winter weights session.


6 miles d&d earlier at a good turnover. hour on Turbo later.


pi55in here but nicer from tomorrow we are promised

03/10/2013 at 18:01


Very wet. And about to go out in it...

What: the plan is 40 mins easy but I may change my mind
Why: depends how much I'm enjoying getting wet in the dark!

Lyrics: no

03/10/2013 at 19:46


What 8 with strides

Why Actually almost following a schedule

Lyrics No

Another go at some speed work. Went better than Tuesdays attempt. Anyway, something easy and straightforward tomorrow like 7 with hills.

03/10/2013 at 20:46

5 miles D&D and ankle no worse ... now rest again

03/10/2013 at 21:39

turbo done.

Second winter weights tomorrow - Biggest challenge is not to fall over and make an eejit of meself in the gym. will swim and run too at some stage.

We're choppin down timber!!


03/10/2013 at 21:54

40 mins done. Easy running. And the rain stopped. Very uneven pavements and lots of turns and even more traffic: not my ideal run, but another run in the bank!

Good to hear ankle is no worse, OH.

Take care, Postie! Cotton wool time!

03/10/2013 at 22:10

Evening all

Lyrics - No

What - 4.25m easy
Why - easy day and hopefully rest day tomorrow
Last hard - Tues
Last rest - Weds last week

Take care

Blisters    pirate
03/10/2013 at 22:32

Zero here.

Partly due to having a grumpy wife. Partly CBA. Partly due to the excuse of taper. Partly using a few tight muscle groups as an excuse.

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