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Morning you lot
35mins steady off road to get out
Dry, cold , no wind. Bit foggy again in the fields.
NW: 1 owl, 1 robin red breast, 1 full moon, 1 snail.1 Kingsmill Van, 2 cyclists
Off to Murrayfield to work at the Edinburgh Rugby tonight and then Proms in the Park tomorrow (long shift)
re Scottish Political debate yesterday: It was quite funny to see George Galloway agree with the Scottish Conservative Leader on the platform One of the things I thought I'd never see or hear
Morning all - extra S to my SOC this morning, up at 3.30 to get on the turbo and run so I can tire myself out for the flight to San Francisco. NW 2 dogs. Birky, you are a busy man, do you get to watch any rugby or do you have to keep looking into the crowd? Grendel, you might not see any creatures but you do score 2 on PW, plod watch. Brizo, it's just a habit, but you do need to talk yourself into it the first few times.
Morning Kate and joakin
Kate: It depends where you are working. Last sat I only saw 5mns of the match at Scotstoun when on my break.
There was a huge owl population in Vichy, and probably still is. No kittens though and Mr F is convinced that is because owls eat kittens. So birky, I'll be interested if you ever see kittens and owls in the same place.
Kate; Mmm good one re kittens and owls. I'll keep an eye on 'Ovett'. Thats' what I named 'our' SOC owl
Rest day for me today - got to lie in until just before 6 am - nice -
I don't talk myself into it I just get up and go - the earliest I have done is 3:25 for a 20 before the Halstead marathon - was finished in time to hand over easter eggs to the family -
Enjoy the early starts living by the north sea on the essex coast have had some lovely mornings recently - quite dark - (some cr*p ones too) but wouldn't have it any other way.
kate - that was super early, have fun in SF
Loads of owls round here, sometimes they keep us awake at night
4 miles for me this morning, a bit sleepy and slow and warmer than I expected
back to the old Saturday routine of spinning then swimming
Sunny start to the day here. Been out off road with Geordie.
NW: 1 owl, 2 beer kegs, 3 dogs, 2 robin red breasts that were singing way on top of bush and 1 Sky Cyclist
.Working a 12 hours shift at Glasgow Green today. It's the bbc Proms in the Park.
Catch up time soon
evening birky hope you had a good day, proms in the park sounds like fun
better get to bed soon, need to get up far too early for a Sunday to have time to get a long run in!
Off out soon for 40mins Steady, to get the legs moving.
Right must get going...
maths: I had a cracking view at Proms.
Up and out for 5 - dark, overcast and intending to do an easy 5. Hamstring pinging away - rather strangely given that there was very little wind, the waves were crashing down on the beach - despite it being dark, my progress along the sea wall is marked by peoples security lights popping on and off as I make my rather sedate way along the top - even the beach cleaner isn't out now at this time. 5 done, a run that did speed up as it got lighter -
Alarm set for 4:30 tomorrow as I will have to run to where my wife works to collect her bike as she will probably get a lift home tonight!!
Apologies for being offline. Moving and a double marathon left me a little without internet!
Grendel - lovely to see you back!
*waves to everyone else*
Grendel: Yup good to have you back mate.
45mins steady ,dry.coldish. no wind and good to get out
NW: 1 owl, 4 horses, 1 dog, 2 cyclists and 1 robin redbreast which again again singing away
Coffee and catch up time soon
Grendel:No probs mate
Misty here as well. A colleague due to fly out from london has had her flight cancelled so my SOC was nearly for nothing. A beautiful day out there! Running around the local lake and it was amazing to feel the difference in temperatures at different areas.
Grendel - I see a few of those on saturday or sunday mornings if i'm out running early! They normally look at me with some weird expression as if to say: what the hell? A few weeks ago the question came: what are you running from? I just replied: where am I running to is the better question!
NW: 1 mahoosive looking bird looking for breakfast (huge wingspan, hovering pattern), 6 dogs, 4 swans, 2 geese.
Grendel: I hope your hamstring settles down. I pulled mine doing a track session many years ago and did a high jump p.b. went it went !
Thanks - birkmye - my fault really, was doing a structured session with my new club mates and was trying to stay nearer the faster runners so probably straining a bit and it went in the middle - but kept going with it - so am a bit dubious so may try to stay at the back tomorrow and not get involved in anything at the front.
Emmy well done on another crazy double weekend
yesterday - nothing. Today 4.5 miles in the mist, very warm actually. NW - 1 massive toad and 1 OR. Owls heard
35 mins easy as my legs are feeling a bit stiff today.
Dry, mild, no wind.
NW: 1 owl, 6 horses, 1 robin, 2 snails, 2 cats, 1 cyclist 1 other runner down on main road.
Coffee calling and will catch up as usual.
psc: Crete sounds great.
PSC -welcome back!
Maths - hows the new job going?
I was out last night walking the pooch and came across my first hedgehogs for the year! Quite impressive as they were so big
this morning's run was over before the sun came up... i fear this may be a common occurence now
NW: 10 dogs (that time of day), 4 chickens running loose, 1 unidentified animal (possibly a sheep or a dog), 10 sheep
morning emmy: Good NW today
Hi all, No early run for me today as club night, but lie in didn't happen, the problem is with pets (and children) they get into a routine and the cat especially was expecting his breakfast at normal time. Was tempted to run early and then again tonight but with hamstring didn't want to risk it and with the Wix 5 (target race in just over a month) decided against it - might dip out of the structured session (done on roads tonight) and jog around at the back.
Will be an early start tomorrow though (promise) alarm set for 4:50.
Grendel; I know what you mean re pets and routine. Our Labrador expects me to walk him before and after I work an night shift !
Luckily the cat doesn't expect to be walked - we had a cat flap installed last week but he hasn't got the hang of, or would rather I get up and let him in or out!