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My Last Run

Posted: Yesterday at 14:36

The longest run I've done in quite some time - 10 miles- and it was enjoyable  if pitifully slow.  Good running conditions, slightly chilly and overcast.  

My Last Run

Posted: 29/07/2015 at 23:36

Excellent running marshall. very impressed!

Swittle- sorry to hear that mate

Strangely, gotta love them hills

Me- club run easy 5.5 miles sociable and pleasant through the forest

My Last Run

Posted: 28/07/2015 at 17:36

Hi Lily aka international jetsetter. Have fun in Serbia And Cal, sounds like you've also had a fun hol x

Track session this afternoon. 5 x 1000m with 200m recovery jogs between each effort. Averaged 7.4 minute mile. Dragged along the smaller child and her friend, who had great fun skipping and pretending to be puppies whilst mum killed herself. I took them for an hour and a half swim at the Aquatic centre this morning, so this was the pay off.  

Hard work, this track stuff 

My Last Run

Posted: 27/07/2015 at 22:41

Hi Marshall!

I wouldn't call my weekend activities running. I did two 3-4 mile jogs on the Saturday and Sunday mornings through the forest in the caravan park we were staying in. Beautiful, very very rainy and windy (weather variety, not bottom). Saw a shy muntjac Also did a fun family bike ride in the short window of no rain that we had this weekend, sharing a tandem with the old man, which was a laugh And there was plenty of swimming with  and without the little ones in the indoor pool.  All of this may appear active and sporty, but I have not told you about the enormous quantities of BBQ food, scones, cake, roasts, wine, Pimms, crisps and other delicious stuff that the weekend mainly consisted of. It was a lovely weekend in spite of horrific weather.

I am thinking of committing to an autumn HM and a spring marathon :-/

My Last Run

Posted: 22/07/2015 at 23:18

Strangely, running does relax the sphincter muscles and it's always good to break the silence

Bad news swittle, streak savers in order now for a while?

No mooing or other animal noises for me, although we did see some cattle grazing as we ran through the forest this evening. It was all to bloody hard for me to do anything other than sweat, huff and puff though.  I expected an easy club session and got 7 miles of hills cross country and with a bunch of very fast young blokes... This followed a pleasant 2 hour cross country bike ride earlier today.. Rest day tomorrow followed by a long weekend at the caravan in Norfolk with a big extended family group.  I shall be packing my running shoes See you next week MLRers

My Last Run

Posted: 21/07/2015 at 18:51

Track session this afternoon. Doesn't get tougher than this as it was 27 degrees with a fierce hot headwind, and a pyramid session to boot. 200m / 400m / 800/ 1000 and then down again. Very hard and my pace was slower than last week, particularly for the longer bits, averaging 7.15mm over it all. Got to keep plugging away though..

My Last Run

Posted: 21/07/2015 at 12:20

Great stuff over the weekend MLRers - from cannibalism to super art with a bit of Cal's ever increasing race pace.  

Me- another mile ish swim at the Aquatic centre followed by an easy 4 mile run yesterday. 

My Last Run

Posted: 18/07/2015 at 22:15

Ouch Strangely.  Palm grazes are the most tender. I had a "run" (geddit??) of tumbles a while back.. after never having tumbled. now am 'fraud to say that it's a fairly regular thing. I even have a proper scar on my elbow from a tumble a year or two back, which I shall wear like a badge of honour for the rest of my days

Great running swit, marshall (very nice park run time), Ivan, JT. I have shaky relationship with beetroot. I quite like it dried, or grated fresh on salads, but I loathe the pickled stuff. Red wee is always fun though

Me- day 6 of an off-work running streak and it was the now customary pathetic attempt at a fartlek session whilst the daughter did ballet class. This one was particularly poor but am still plugging away... rest day tomorrow and local free festival Walthamstow Garden Party. Looking forward to jerk chicken, Pimms and Femi Kuti


My Last Run

Posted: 17/07/2015 at 17:21

Another (kind of) triathlon for me today and  pretty near perfect day all round as most of it was done with a good friend, and topped off with great Vietnamese food on Mare Street in Hackney.  30 minute bike ride to do some errands after the school run this morning.  Run with friend up to London Fields Lido- 5 or 6 miles.  1 hour swim - 30 lengths of the (50 metre) pool. I was quite hungry for my dinner after that And we made it back in time for the school run

My Last Run

Posted: 16/07/2015 at 17:05

Shucks thanks Strangely

Cal, I too have been exercising every day since breaking up, very mindful of the fact that my kids break up next Wednesday and trying to fit as much in before the traditional lull over the summer hols.  Do you also teach college? I thought it was younger kids- you break up early!?

JT, good to see you back mate and I'm sorry to hear you've been feeling crap

Dan- enjoy Latitude mate. Never been but I hear it's the most civilised of the big fests. When I was younger i preferred my festivals a bit- well- messier... Are you doing your art there?

Me- last night was a  useful club session for those of us who have our LIRF (run leader)- teaching us some good routes to use in our groups in the forest. Particularly essential for me as I could get lost in a phone box.  And a lovely, but sweaty, 6 mile through the forest is always nice

Today I went for a lovely swim at the Aquatic centre - doing my usual 30 lengths (well, it is a 50 metre pool), and thought I'd mix it up a bit so I started with a 4 mile trot around the Olympic Park. There was some kind of kids' fun run beside the Mittal Orbit sculpture which was nice and they were a friendly bunch of kids  

I definitely want to get some swimming lessons over the summer as I still have the technique of an old dear.  Have been dropping heavy hints to the old man- it's my birthday next month

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