Nell- 21kmph - I'd have been thrown off....as a goalkeeper running wasn't necessary back in my day . Good tempo
DD- hills and pole dancing...the new duathlon ?
O4S- rather you than me doing 30miles. Enjoy.
Oomp- keep going.
17.4 miles on the TM today after a 4 hour drive back from the Midlands ,av8.08mm bringing up this weeks total to 51 ( all on the TM) Off for some altitude training (skiing ) tomorrow so it's good that next week is a drop down (fall down??)week . Plan to do more running outside next month .
Minni- looks like you've found your tri club. Never done that technical swim stuff myself-probably why I'm same speed now as when 10
Barry - cracking 10 miler. You must be struggling to contain your confidence .good swim too. Not taken long to get up to 2k. I'm struggling to keep swimming up
with marathon training. I'm still a way off full fitness. I guess I'm trying to shock
Myself back to where I was. It's tough
O4S-sorry,I'm standing on the naughty step(if thats allowed today) You need to put more effort into your training, what a lazy few days you've hadThink DD could be chair of the board.Im sending you positive wishes re ear.
Nell-you guys up there are made of tough stuff.Iwould have been in ski gear for that run
Free-you are right- in my view its lots of miles sprinkled with tempo runs that does the trick (hope so, as thats my overall plan)
DD-what is it with you and 04S and the love of mud.Good going getting out in that stuff.Hope work doesnt interfere too much
Chick-did any rabbits help keep you up on the ice?I didnt redo the intervals as you will have guessed. I've seen TMs that go up to and over 18kmph but wouldnt dare trying one out
Barry- yes I had shock wave therapy. I was lucky it was paid for by BUPA but believe it is costly and not everyone is convinced it actually works . It worked for me in both Achilles as far as I can tell .I think AA had it for a different injury. FWIW in my view often Achilles problems arise due to other muscles from the back down being too tight and ,the Achilles being a weak spot gives way. Then the problem there is made worse by doing eccentric heel drops before the initial injury has fixed. Hope your not seeing a return of AT symptoms
AA- it's absolutely essential to do lots of down hill runs for Boston. More important than uphill. If you can't do them get a friend to hit your thighs with a baseball bat.
Chick- well done with the shuffle
Carrot- Parsnips time was awesome
DD- big mileage. Are you having a few weeks off ?
20k on the TM today including 5x1k at15kmph . Thought I'd done well until I reread my schedule afterwards and they should have been miles.
Chick-Im trying to get back to 2kg nearer racing weight having lost lots with the flu ...and,sadly, the strength that went with it.Im near my post Boston weight which is skeletal according to my family so I'm taking a glass of protein shake before bed everynight for the next few weeks.
Minni-Cant wait for you to reveal all about the tri club-their members are different animals to runners. Looks like all my family do or have run -just need to get Mrs 2O back to doing the odd 5k-YKWs are the target.
AA-Ive never lost a toe running -maybe its because I wear running shoes half a size too big? Horrible session by you today-that would see me injured pretty quickly though I need to get some speed in my legs. Have you tweaked your training plan to accomodate the gradiants of the Boston course?
Carrot-Im not surprised your legs felt battered after that HM
O4S-my No1 son might just trump your feet-trench foot,4 toe nails fallen off ,blood blister under big toe nail which has half disintergrated.He'd easily get the part of an Ork in Lord of The Rings
Nell-how often do you change your trainers? im forever buying new ones and using a couple of pairs over the week.
Barry-good idea to heed the warning signs.
Free- you have lots of LRs in the bank and thats another good one deposited