Thought so Alehouse, good luck if racing it this week!
Likewise DT, good luck on Wednesday! Will be interesting to see how the new training regime is going,
Nice one Andrew, on a cooler day a PB may well could be on.
Not much going on here at the moment. After a few sensible weeks of slowly building things back up, I am almost back to square one with my right calf slightly pulled at the moment which is the first injury I've had for almost 3 years (same calf but more of a strain which prevented any running for a few weeks). Hardly anything to be worried about on one hand, but at the same time its hindering being able to run.....work and life with baby WJH has also been a bit hectic but hoping to at least get some good cross training in this week which will be a nice change.
Excellent work Alehouse! Is that the Sale Sizzler I've seen mentioned before? Excellent WAVA and well held on! I could do with some of your positive energy to be honest.....
Certainly Andrew - just got to be patient and hope for a prolonged spell without illness. Touch wood I've not been injured for a few years but then again, I never thought this year would be impacted so much with illness! Good luck with the sub 22 attempt tomorrow!
This is a planned day off for me today too but am planning two more runs this weekend (tempo and long/easy). I will probably cut back a little next week too before pushing the mileage up a little more again the following week!
Sounds a good outing DT - so more long runs in preparation for Cardiff then?! My longest post marathon was a tortured 10 mile effort with a friend when I was going down with something (been a bad first half of the year for illness) and just 7-8 miles 3 or 4 times since. Likewise with the training block too - deliberately held back from any racing or Parkruns recently and hoping it will pay off longer term. The motivation is certainly there for me and happy to be seeing fitness gains over continuous weeks at the moment, but ideally I want PB gains to come at some point too. Fed up of seeing others making progress at the same time truth be told whilst any gains I make are almost non existent.
Yep - this thread has died of death for the last year or two for one reason or another, but don't know where else to post! I've seen this fact pointed out with the thread even subtly mocked (needlessly) elsewhere on occasion which is a shame regardless to who posts now...or not.
Two 31 mile weeks have seen things progress the other way for the better here. Still a long way off best shape mind but have done enough to take a fair bit off my 5k tempo over the weekend from 10 days previously with a few pounds also dropped.
Certainly sounds like a busy week Andrew and a cut back week may actually do some good.