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Saturday 5th September 2015

Posted: Today at 07:41


Lyrics: no

LMH: are you doing Abingdon as well? 

Dustin:  hope you are feeling better today! You say you have a birthday coming it time for a new age group?

WP: the 7 minute thing is an app that Wabo had on her i-phone...I got a similar one for android. It is good in that it reminds you to do it each day, has videos of how to do the exercises, tells you when to start/stop etc. I don't do all of the prescribed exercises because of neck/shoulder problems so I substitute other things. Don't do something new before Cardiff though!!

What: pacing at parkrun (26 minutes I believe)

Why: have been asked

Friday 4th September 2015

Posted: Yesterday at 22:33
I take it you did all three, OH! Only ever done two at a time, bit always running (allegedly)! Always Penygent and either of the other two. So well done! Always found Whernside the toughest but I guess it depends on the order. Used to use Clapham as a base...and I don't mean the London one, although that is usually where I stay in the smoke.

Not sure what an ultra sack is!

And the alehouse was open in HM this evening.

early night as pacing at parkrun.

Friday 4th September 2015

Posted: Yesterday at 18:09
Nice one Pammie!

And good to see you Chick! Sounds a tough but enjoyable half!

Friday 4th September 2015

Posted: Yesterday at 13:41

You still got a 110, Wabo? I had that one but the strap kept disintegrating so picked up a Forerunner 310XT relatively cheaply. Don't use the HRM. Seem to remember LMH has/had the same model. Love it...not least because the numbers are bigger than on the 110.

Friday 4th September 2015

Posted: Yesterday at 13:34

OL: I used to live next to Vernon Park (Vernon Avenue). One of my "go to" runs was through Vernon and Woodbank Parks, then out the far end near Chadkirk, then up the hill and onto the canal...then either direction from there! Occasionally go over to Stockport for a similar run. It is much harder than it used to be!

And first on your Christmas list (!) has to be a Garmin! Unless you have a birthday before then, in which case it goes on your birthday list!

Emz:  have emailed you. 

Friday 4th September 2015

Posted: Yesterday at 12:23

Morning again! 

Emz: some friends of mine were in Copenhagen on Saturday (stayed in Malmo but got the train across the bridge). Will ask!

Wabo:  glad the legs were ok last night...and glad you seem to be in one piece and raring to go tomorrow! Enjoy the girls!

What: an hour, on the dot. 10.76k covered, technically almost all off road. Out of my house, turn left and 300 metres later I am on the river bank heading towards OL (I think!). After 6.2k I am still on the banks but am at my turning point, the footbridge at Cheadle Heath. From around 3.5k it has all been very firm surfaces with much of the footpath now tarmac or firm asphalt. Head back, turning up through the HM industrial estate, up past HM bowl but turning left to take the Trans-Pennine trail to the footpath alongside the metro, adding a lap of Didsbury Park to make up the hour which ticked over 150 metres from my door. Walked, and then straight onto the 7 minute exercise app. Hope you could follow the above OH!

Why: If LMH can run for 6 hours surely I can run for one!

OL:  how far did you cover in your tempo yesterday?

More cross-training this pm: daughter's garden beckons. 

Will be working Tuesdays and Thursdays this term, at least. That is good as these are club nights and means I can usually get out in the day on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.


Friday 4th September 2015

Posted: Yesterday at 07:58


Lyrics: no

Yesterday's lyrics are appropriate for Emz...enjoy your hiking! They were from the chorus of "The Happy Wanderer": 

I love to go a-wandering,
Along the mountain track, 
And as I go, I love to sing, 
My knapsack on my back.

And altogether for the chorus now...
My knapsack on my back.

Enjoy your wandering on the Three Peaks, OH!

Pammie: hope to hear of something running-wise over the next couple of days!

What: 10k plus off road

Why: need some "long" runs

Hope you feel better tomorrow, Dustin.

Thursday 3rd September 205

Posted: 03/09/2015 at 21:45


What: just 4k, easy, but progressive

Why: pacing

Thursday 3rd September 205

Posted: 03/09/2015 at 10:28

Morning again!

Looking good, WP! And well done, Emz!

Hope the tempo went well, OL!

Dustin: lots of water and wash whatever it is away!

OH: you disappoint me with not knowing the lyrics! I can see you now, up in them there hills with your knapsack on your back! Incidentally, when did a knapsack become a backpack?

Re your parking ticket, this happened to me, I wrote in with the ticket, on the advice of the traffic warden, and my fine was rescinded.

What: 4.17k progressively done, followed by a 7 minute workout

Why: the first was how I felt, the second was thanks to Wabo! Hope you get plenty of miles in tonight around the Assembly League tempo!

WP: Paddy used to be a regular on the daily thread, and very good for his age. I remember he ran two London Marathons in a row in 2:46 as a M45. Wonder what he is doing these days?

Second run to come this evening.


Thursday 3rd September 205

Posted: 03/09/2015 at 00:02


Lyrics: Val-deri,Val-dera,

What: short run later this morning, then something else in the evening

Why: stretch legs, then coaching and coaxing

Happy wandering in The Lakes, OH!

Enjoy your holiday Emz!

Paddy always enjoyed these sort of lyrics, so Val-dera-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha!

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