Great stuff, Badbark - well done ! also GM - hope the beer going down well . . . VTr - 50 secs is a good margin to reduce PB in 10K Jools - very exciting prospect for you - come on !!!
half mara training run today, as I paced my chum around 2nd half of Mablethorpe marathon, as she knocked 3 mins off last year's time for a 3:47 finish. Had a nice spring in my step as I had earlier witnessed my son nab 2nd place in the half marathon. So, 24 miles for the weekend inc parkrun y'day, so hopefully back into it now.
parkrun here too - sandwiched into a total run of just over 11 miles. 21:15, which is around "par" currently - not too bad in view of extra timber and minimal running last 2 weeks. 1st VoGit, 76.16 % WAVA
meant to add - Gul - if a choice between Manchester & Milton Keynes, then I'd def advise Manc - did this last year and thought really good course, organisation, support . Couple of years previously supported mate at MK, running around 11 miles adjacent to the course - many underpasses, twists etc - my mate didn't enjoy at all, although he didn't have a good race anyway, which may have clouded his opinion !
Friz - XC season starts a week on Sunday - meant to be focussing on that, and seeing where I can place in the VoGit category (missed the series last year, my 1st as a VoGit), but focus has been missing, as indicated in earlier post, but pretty relaxed - I think I probably needed a rest anyway, after my 3 maras between Apl 14 - Apl15, then continuing with 20 milers , then old knee prob being bothersome . . . .
anyway, supporting at Mablethorpe on Sunday as my chum competes in the marathon, and my son attempts to improve on last year's 7th place in the half. should be a good day out.
tomorrow I intend hauling my increasingly bloated carcass back out on the road & trail . . . .
OO - how's the post-op recovery (physical & mental) going?