What sort of work do you do? Do you have to train in the dark?
It was interesting, on our way back from singing at Crawley last night we were stopped by the police as was every vehicle passing along the A22 just after a major traffic light junction. The time was around 9.55 pm. It was a drink and drive campaign. There were many police involved in this operation. They just asked one to open the car window and then they leaned inside the car and asked if one had had a drink. Then if the policeman couldn't smell alcohol on one's breath then one was sent on one's way. But we saw several drivers being breathalised.
It is brass monkeys here today. Our local pavements were treacherous yesterday until later morning and it looks as if today the conditions will be the same. I feel just as uncomfortable walking in icy conditions as I used to when running. However, the drier conditions are very welcome.
Welcome AD60, I am pleased that you made a decision to de-lurk and make an appearance on this thread. I expect if you have been reading our posts for a while that you know quite a bit about us! I live in East Grinstead. Do you train on the downs?
Bless the pup not the owner!!!
You have been rewarded with an excellent pb, you certainly deserve to have raced a good pb after all your hard work and streaking.
Your club knows when a good man has earned some accolade for good work done. I am pleased that some recognition has been given to you. Handicap races when one hasn't raced for a while can go one of two ways, yours went the wrong way! But as you say your next race will be on your side.
Good to hear that your cold is starting to turn it's back on you. The snow squall you experienced sounded as if it could have been a bit dodgy, but luckily it wasn't.
Until you are back to fitness, then 3--4 miles is the correct distance to be training, no need for any more at this moment in time. I was told that there was a cycle track from Penshurst Place to TW, what is the surface like?
I can be good at almost getting lost when out training, I start to panic a little and it has the effect of making me run faster than I should be doing so, which when one doesn't know how far one has got to run before getting home is not good policy to adopt.
I know just how much concentration that walking takes, there is a lot of technique to think about. I think you should be absolved from all further Domestic God Duties after the china episode!!!!
Life here is busy as it will in in everybody's home at this time of year. I somehow seem to have been roped into knitting, for one of my g-daughters favourite Ted Ted, a waistcoat. I had a trial run yesterday, and the section of the coat I knitted emerged as a maxi trench coat. I think I will have to start again. Ted Ted is a bit manky from too much love. If it is possible for a Teddy receive too much love? He does need to put on a bit of weight though!
Singing later this morning and again this evening because we missed out usual slot on Tues because we were baby sitting Betsy down in Brighton. So we are going to Crawley this evening to make up the session.
We are singing at our local Sainsbury's on Saturday afternoon. This should be a laugh because some of our neighbours are threatening to come and make us giggle.
My aim to keep fit continues with lots of walking with the odd bit of running thrown in for good measure, I must say running is easier than walking.