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Does anyone fancy?

Posted: 20/04/2013 at 21:34

feck..... did I miss the bit about havuing to actually ride the thing

Does anyone fancy?

Posted: 20/04/2013 at 20:39

even I might come out and play...........


It doesnt involve swimming after al

RW Forum Six – Sub 5 Vanessa Ford with Plum

Posted: 20/04/2013 at 20:25



Didnt do it...... things just werent right for several reasons, 


Doesnt give you the excuse to slack though......watching tomorrow should give you enormous inspiration young lady

RW Forum Six – Sub 5 Vanessa Ford with Plum

Posted: 18/04/2013 at 11:57




still that type of illness is good for unplanned weightloss


If the hill reps didnt kill you they will only have made you stronger and like you say it was probably equivalent to 20 on the flat, it is that grit and dtermination to keep going when you are knackered that is the key 

RW Forum Six – Sub 5 Vanessa Ford with Plum

Posted: 12/04/2013 at 17:15

I trust you are having a wonderful time out there in the sun young lady

RW Forum Six – Sub 5 Vanessa Ford with Plum

Posted: 07/04/2013 at 22:09

Half for me today at a pace that should have been easy but it wasnt........


Weather was lovely, I was pretty rested no excuses.......

RW Forum Six – Sub 5 Vanessa Ford with Plum

Posted: 03/04/2013 at 23:10

managed 26k in the biting wind it was horrid, pretty stupidly I ran along the river as well so pretty exposed most of the route....

I had done a lot in the previous 3 days though so taking that into account. 

2 runt totalling 18 k on Good Friday 

80 miles on the bike on saturday and a 5k jog

13k on sunday followed by a swim and a weights session and stretch in the steam room

26k on the Monday


Are the trainers bigger than your current ones?

RW Forum Six – Sub 5 Vanessa Ford with Plum

Posted: 01/04/2013 at 19:54

"The heels a bit sore post run and I have blisters on the ends on 3 of my toes - is this because my shoes aren't laced tightly enough do you think?"

Maybe that the soles of the shoes are geting a bit tired is the reason for the sore heels?  How old are the shoes mileage wise

Toes could be bashing on the front of the shoes yes, but the problem is if you lace the shoes up tightly whn you start your feet WILL swell and you will suffer more.....................  even after the number of marathons I have done I still beat the ends of my toes to crap   

"I haven't done any weights for ages and am a bit worried about starting again now in case I hurt myself - should I do you think?"  nope not really any need IMHO


RW Forum Six – Sub 5 Vanessa Ford with Plum

Posted: 28/03/2013 at 22:26

Goodness me    not your week is it, hope the tickets get sorted soonest......

look forwad to the long run numbers

Boot camp weekend for me with 2 long runs a long and a short bike and a swim as well as pilates and a weights session...... i like not having to work


RW Forum Six – Sub 5 Vanessa Ford with Plum

Posted: 25/03/2013 at 08:52

14 miles ...... how on earth did you retain your sanity....


Saturday was just to nasty here for anything so sat indoors on the turbo for a couple of hours and that is mind numbingingly boring as well...... got my self out the door into biting cold wind on Sunday for another planned 30k but it was again a complete mess up..... really struggled from about 10k and had I been alone the bus pass would have been used, the bottom lip was out and teddies were flying.  managed 26k but it was horrid......but legs are surprisingly fine today..... wierd


When is your holiday?

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