Posted: 24/09/2015 at 09:01
Morning all, continuing my trend of intermittant posting to the thread, it took 3x30mins of gym XT to read back this time...
Wanted to check in to wish the Berlin contingent all the best and DBS for Sunday. PP, Lev and Muss (sorry if I can't remember others) have great time and I hope all the excellent training pays off, I've seen some seriously impressive stuff going on recently .
A very nice range of runs and races being bagged all round, especially Padams 12 hour win, CW's Norfolk dash through the night, PP's various amazing 5k and relay exploits and DanA's flabbergasting mountain ultra with a tactical IV stop halfway through . Loads more that I can't remember of the top of my head too.
Great to see TR and LS21 back on here again, it did go a bit quiet over the summer. TR, I might catch up with you this weekend as I'm doing the HM on Sunday too, weather looks uncharacteristically good for a race that you've entered!
TT - Gutted for you after seemingly getting all your cards lined up for Berlin and then to be hit by multiple set backs, hope you can get it all ironed out and back on track soon.
On my front, Al_P jnr 2 made her entrance right at the end of August, so the following two weeks of leave contained a decent volume but random selection of runs. I did have an eye on the Bournemouth Marathon, partly as I thought that with a smidge of marathon fitness I might be in with a chance of winning some decent dosh. As it transpires the marathon is off as we got a last min chance for a family trip to Cornwall so I've ditched the race. Also recently found out that Marigold is likely to be running, which would have ended the chances of winning money.
Not bothered to be not running an Autumn marathon, I've far from race fit and the effort would have probably just have put my fitness back again whilst I recovered. Instead I'm down for a couple of halfs (Solent & Gosport) plus the Lordshill 10M over the next few months to work on general fitness and hopefully start the New Year in decent shape & uninjured for once (failed the last two years in a row ).