The Jimbob

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Paris Marathon 2014

Posted: 04/09/2013 at 16:43

KS the clam chowder, is just lovely it's a smooth thick(ish) soup that has no bits (or very little) and it's really lovely, warms you right up!

Paris Marathon 2014

Posted: 04/09/2013 at 16:12

KS - you need to go for a fish dinner down on Fisherman's Wharf and make sure you try the Clam Chowder. They sell it everywhere down there and it's yummy. You'll quaff loads while you are there. (similar vibe to going to Greek Island and scoffing greek salad all the time)

Lombard Street, Alcatraz, Hire bikes and cycle out to Sausalito accross golden gate Bridge - or just drive there if you are feeling lazy ....  also drive from San Fran to LA via a beautiful place on highway One - Big Sur


Paris Marathon 2014

Posted: 03/09/2013 at 19:45
Dark Vader wrote (see)

That is such a great clip...   I'd forgotten all about that.

Perfectly normal behaviour....   


in my younger years i always wanted to drive accross America, i never managed all the way accross but did 4 states 2500 mile total road trip, pretty amazing.  Now i think i'd like to run accross it ..... such amazing scenery ... hmmm maybe in my 60s

Paris Marathon 2014

Posted: 03/09/2013 at 19:04

........ and the more you run, your body gets used to running the longer distances. Where your normal short run used to be 35-40 minutes, there will be a point when your normal run will have to be longer, say 50-60 mins.

Paris Marathon 2014

Posted: 03/09/2013 at 18:59

Aaron, everytime you get out there and do the work it's an acheivement. 10 miles is always tough. Any distance is tough if you think it will be easy. 5k running is bloody 'orrible! I just did a sweaty 10k recovery run with a lot of uphills.

The other day i did 21 miles and i did feel emotionally "unstable" after - at points, elated and at other points, emotional. And it had nothing to do with my aprehension for the result of Sunday afternoon's North London Derby the Arsenal v Sp*rs game. It was the run for sure.

Well done mate on preparing nicely for RPH - i expect you to come over and have a really enjoyable run - it's a great route to take in the sights, smash your PB, and on the whole have a good trip over the pond. (and meet us for a couple of pints)

Paris Marathon 2014

Posted: 03/09/2013 at 13:35

TD - you need to come to one of Jimbob's barbeques - i'll fatten you up a bit!

Paris Marathon 2014

Posted: 02/09/2013 at 21:23
Weedy Gonzalez wrote (see)

Point to Iain

If RS is gong to be unsociable, thee, Jimbob and me could run round together. Am debating whether to go in the fancy dress outfit I've got. And once RS sees that, she may change her mind. I'll try it on Sunday and see what it's like to run in. The skirt's a bit short tho, so I might have to wear some short shorts on underneath. And the sash is quite cumbersome.

OO - you joining the party bus?


We'll have to get him to wear the chewbacca outfit to slow 'im down! i'll go Darth Connell, no not expecting RS to don the Princess Leia look tho' - was thinking she could go as R2D2 ....

Paris Marathon 2014

Posted: 02/09/2013 at 21:20

RS, the pens go back quite far Zone F is sub2 so you'd be fine for that .... depending how i go at my race this sunday i may use GNR as an LSR/LR. Can't see myself going for two quickies in two weeks, not in my current condition ... (you never know tho')

Got to try to get through a gentle run toomorrow before i focus on any races, its ice'sock'n'gel time for me again ....

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