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Oh and my new cap has come its the bomb I love it its actually the new range so the red flashing is actually built into the back of the cap and the battery is stored in a little pouch.
Running club people are gonna love it, they love all my flashing lights haha
Catch you 2moz, I cant wait to get out this pm. for a run
Have a good afternoon Booey, hope the doctors goes okay and you get your run in.
With or without decorations
Well done on the run. Glad I'm not the only one who has GPS problems. At least you remembered to press start
Well x-ray all sorted yesterday and got home and had a lovely run, my usual local route 3.45 miles and did it in best time yet
Silver - first 3 issues for a £1 is the norm but you should defo get a free gift, I will check in my mag later what the gift is then you can ring them and make sure you are getting it......they may just send it anyway
Sabbie - well done on the club run, sounds to me like you are doing really well
Silver - its a watch, the free gift
Thats from the runnersworld store which I am guessing is where you did it from
See above your post re free gift
Silver & Stripes - have you actually joined your running clubs now? I just wondered as if you have, have you received your affiliation card from England Athletics yet? Chap at our club said takes about 2 weeks and I joined just over 2 weeks ago and still no card its only because I want it before I sign up for anymore races to get cheaper
x-ray results upto 2 weeks
My LSR is scheduled for tomorrow all being well, anything over 7miles will be a first and I need to start pushing on with my HM training. Out of interest lady at running club I ran with was talking to me about my training for the HM (she did the VLM this year so should know re training) she reckons I need to have done 10miles by Xmas/New Year and get comfortable with it then the extra 3.1 on race day goes without thinking. Its kind of the way I was thinking anyhow put maybe try abit more than 10 even if its 11 nearer to the race my HM is on 11th March
Have you any thoughts on your training and how you want to progress with yours both of you?
Booey, glad the x-ray is sorted and you got out for a run.
Silver, know what you mean about the 10k, two months ago it seemed like such a long way!
Well you will all be pleased to know(doubt anyone will be at all interested ) that I have broken the last barrier! Since I've been on here I have run my first race,bought a Garmin, had my first trial with a running club, had my gait analysed and bought 'proper' shoes but last night I went one step further than I ever thought I would go and.......................................................................................................ordered some tights
Booey, very good question. I haven't joined yet, apparently they are very relaxed about it but will ask for a form when I go next week. Going to do both nights if my legs are up to it! I know what you mean about entering races but I've already paid for my next two before Christmas and the only one I want to enter in the next few weeks is the Liverpool Half on March 18th which I don't actually want to run as a club member. I am hoping to do it with a friend and run for the Hillsborough Justice Campaign. It will be a one-off and after that I will happily run all my races in the club vest, if they'll have me
I think that as regards training the three of us(that is you, me and Silver) seem to all be at similar stages of progress and that the step up to a ten mile run is approaching
I am aiming to be at that level around New Year with small increases in my long run each weekend. I will attempt 7.5 miles on Sunday. The only concern I have regards that(other than aches and pains) is that the club runs are further than I had envisaged and if I do go on them regularly I may be increasing my weekly mileage too quickly.
Are you going to attempt a ten mile race in the New Year as part of your build up?
Stripes - tights are the way forward, even for you men they are so comfortable and great in the colder weather. I bought some Ron Hill Tracksters, the ones with the loop that goes round your foot I never ever dreamed I would wear those sort of things again but they are great and warm
Ditto to what you have written re training etc start increasing every week now and reach 10 miles all being well around Xmas. Personally I wouldn't worry to much about your club runs just go with what your body tells you. Is it twice a week you club run? If one week it feels to much give one of them a miss
I have bookmarked a 3 phase 15K each phase to do in the NY which should help
Yeah. Twice a week, Tuesday and Thursday. As I said I will do both next week but may do what you say and just do it once some weeks.
I haven't run since Tuesday because my body has been saying No! Think two seven milers in three days was too much
Was very frustrated at not going out yesterday but feel a lot less achy today so gonna go out later on
What is a 3 phase? 3 races?
I am considering a 10 miler in St Albans in January, can't find one closer to home that fits the bill.
VLM is Virgin London Marathon I think?
LSR - Long Steady Run? I used to think it was Long Sunday Run
Latest News - Tights are on their way
Fair enough about St Albans, not sure myself. Would probably have to stay over which makes it expensive. Went through St Albans once years ago and it looked really nice but there are hardly any hotels. Annoying really because the train service is great Monday to Saturday(and an off peak return is only £15!) but non existent on a Sunday morning and I'm not very keen on motorway driving
Stripes - yeah your explanations of my abbreviations are the same
two 7 milers in 3 days is very good so don't beat yourself up, although I know what you mean. You have this feeling of, I really want to go for a run but my body is saying be sensible have a short run today if you feel upto it then the w/end try for a longer one
I noticed when I had my hiccup whilst away in Newquay and didn't run for days that when I got back out and did the ressy run it was my best so far nearly 7 miles and I shaved nearly 10mins off my last time proof that sometimes a good rest (a few days) can do wonders for the body recovery and revitalise you
Silver - when I subscribed I phoned them as I wanted to actually hear someone say "yes you get a free running top" the top came a couple of weeks after the mag from what I remember. Give them a ring if you don't get it after a while
Its turned very foggy ere in Northampton, dunno what its like for you two?
LMAO haha thats made me chuckle (thats Laugh my arse off by the way) I am a text junkie, all I really use my phone for. I can text a msg like grease lightening and use loads of abbreviations.
When I am typing something on an email for work I really have to stop and think what I am doing or else I forget and abbreviate everything
Have a good weekend everyone, hoping to get away soon
Have a good weekend all.
Enjoy the football Silver, sure you and your Dad will appreciate seeing the best team in the world, shame about the opposition. If you can get your 7yo lad to understand he is privileged to be watching England getting stuffed then you may get a nomination for Dad of the year
I am okay at texting but not very quick since I got a touchscreen phone. I also like using whole words and haven't got a clue what most of the abbreviations mean!
That sounds like a good prep Booey, three lots of just under 10 miles, you'll be ready for anything after that
Back at work having done a steady four miles. Quite enjoyed it, took it very gently in the first mile as my legs are still a bit achy but once I warmed up I was fine.
Got a very quiet weekend, no football, no race and lots of time at work
House to myself tonight as well. I'm staying in and the other half is going out which only happens about once a year