Training Session - Saturday 28 December

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Psi
28/12/2002 at 02:17
What: About 4-5 miles.
Why: Long run tomorrow.

Last hard: T'other day.
Last rest: Yesterday :)
28/12/2002 at 09:59
what: nothing
why: probably due for a rest anyway, but now especially (after yesterday's problems), want to be as fresh as poss for tomorrow's 13.6 miler - preferably with enough left in the tank to try to attack (rather than just plod) the homeward journey.

last hard(ish) day: Fri
last rest day: Mon
28/12/2002 at 10:58
What: swim
Why: rest day
Last hard: Thurs
Last rest: xmas day

such a lovely morning I did debate sneaking out for a short run, but then thought better of it, if I want to run long tomorrow.
28/12/2002 at 11:39
What: 1 mile warmup, 16 x 1:30 @3k pace =436.36m), 30 sec recoveries, 1 mile cooldown
Why: Horwill says...
Last hard: Today (sort of...)
Last Rest: Yesterday

Nice morning for it, but by the time I got back, my rear was covered in mud from the rubbish I flicked on myself during the 'paw-back' phase. Why, when it gets good & balmy, must it rain/be damp?
28/12/2002 at 11:42
What: 5 miles easy
Why: supposed to rest but saw the sunshine and wanted to try out some of my new running gear! And had another evening's drinking last night on my conscience.

Last hard: xmas eve, sort of (fartlek session)
Last rest: Mon
28/12/2002 at 13:00
What: Gym triathlon thing as devised by Evil Pixie - all distances less than when I first started!! Upper body weights.
Why: Put 3lbs on over Christmas

Last hard: Yesterday (ish)
Last rest: Christmas day
28/12/2002 at 13:26
What: 30 minutes easy with 2 sets of 5x100m strides thrown in.

Why: 10 mile race tomorrow

Last Hard: Tuesday
Last Rest: Yesterday.
28/12/2002 at 15:40
70 min run/walk
6.13 miles(pedometer)
Ouch
KR
28/12/2002 at 16:03
Hi all! What a lovely day!
What: did my long run today as we have friends staying over tonight, so 11 miles slow
Why: the marathons training commences...
last hard: can't remember, last Sun?
last rest: Thurs
Bionic Ironwolf    pirate
28/12/2002 at 16:39
What - 6km uphill, 6km down.

Why - every trail within miles goes up!

Last hard - Xmas day

Tomorrow - long run
28/12/2002 at 17:08
What: Club handicap, which was about 7.3 miles through sand dunes, along beach, in woods, little bit of road.
Why: It was my first Club handicap :)

Last hard: Monday
Last rest: Thursday
28/12/2002 at 17:09
What: 45 mins fartlek plus 5 mins warm down and warm up. Bloody cold and quite difficult as a lot of snow under foot here in Ankara.

Why: Key marathon session

Last hard day: Thursday (hills)

Last rest: Tuesday

Tommorrow: Long run
28/12/2002 at 17:12
Laura L,

Trying out new running kit is serious stuff well done!

What: 20M
Why: gives me more time before next weekends county xc champs.
Last hard: Yesterday
Last rest: 8 days ago
Feel good after my run & even spent 1hr in garden putting up trellis.

Tim
28/12/2002 at 17:13
Wee Piglet,

Sounds like fun
28/12/2002 at 19:03
Hi once again, training types.

What: Nowt.
Why: Got a nice dose of amoebic dysentery for Crimbo from my 1-year-old nephew. Still iffy. Well, it was a bit of a tummy bug, but I like to make a fuss.
Hard: Before Christmas.
Rest: Yesterday/today.

I'll hit the road tomorrow to see how I'm doing. Race day Tuesday..... :-O
28/12/2002 at 19:05
Been out for my first run for almost 3weeks;reasons for not running, busy time at work,family,weather,couldn't be bothered etc.What a copout.I just ran a couple of miles today and it was great.More tomorrow.
28/12/2002 at 19:26
Thanks, Outrunningalongway - it was fun :) I really enjoy running in the dunes (not the soft sand, though - the grassy paths, up and down, are best), so I enjoyed the course today :)

Very best of luck in the County xc champ's next weekend - that sounds very exciting! Do you know what the course will be like yet?
28/12/2002 at 19:48
What: Running Club Christmas Disco

A four hour endurance session with particular attention paid to careful hydration.

Last rest: Boxing Day

Yesterday's session (as I was elsewhere)- undulating five miler at just over 7 minute / mile pace, clearing some cobwebs (and a headache). I experienced a running first fo me when I was attacked by a cock pheasant! He flew out at me and attacked my leg with claws and beak. I shook him off and he attacked again, so I puinted him (gently) into the stream - I didn't know that pheasants could look suprised. Why did he attack? I'm sure I don't look like a rival pheasant - maybe it was a comment on the colour clash between my tights and jacket.
28/12/2002 at 20:32
What: 8 Miles
Why: Marathon Training Schedule says so!

Last Rest: Friday
Last Hard: Today!

Tried out new running socks today, they were very good!
28/12/2002 at 21:13

What: Resistance Training legs,arms,( and stupid as it may seem, me and my training partner had a contest with dumbell curls, seeing how many we could manage in one set, weight 2kg @ 234 reps, and yes by the end of it they felt like 30kg) and ab work,then followed by 2km run at 15kph.

Why: Didnt want to do much running as I face an 18 miler tomorrow......up hills!!

Last Hard: Friday
Last Rest: Xmas day
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