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Todays lyrics:'Falling on my head like a memory.'
Dreich morning so far today up here in the West of Scotland.
What: 40mns steady
Why: To get out.
Catch up time over brekkie
don: I'm impressed you're staying off the bevy for that length of time - Saturday night
Morning all, Emz - good luck with the jobDibs - nice miles yesterdayRFJ - dodgy start to the season for your lot, but still a long way to gowhat - supposed to be hills, but I'm juggling sessions this weekend as will probably be in Kent for much of it (family). So likely to be flat speed at lunchtime as there are no hills in central London and do the hills on Saturday instead of track.why - training makes me a better runnerlast rest - 16 dayslast hard - Tuesday, although 8+ yesterday lunchtime was a bit too enthusiastic for a recovery run!lyric - yes indeedyesterday were Kasabian's "Eez-eh"
Good running Dibs and glad the wet suit is within reach. You be careful with that touch rugby!
Have you found a race yet Dustin?
I have resolved to do core and strength work when I can resume Donaldo but I'm not sure how long it will last. Good to hear that it's worth the effort.
chickadeee - hope you're ok, been a bit quiet.
Sleeping for up to two hours at a time now which is good. Another outing with friend to look forward to this afternoon though I'm finding that doing nothing ( walk to car, sit in car, walk a couple of hundred metres, sit, reverse) can be very wearing.
What: JS run this evening
weather (or should that be whether!): dreich too
Haven't played touch rugby since secondary school. About 1983/84 to be exact !
lmh, hope you are getting there, the longer sleeps must be nice
I did a 5k off road last night and considering I had the 15 on Monday, I had a good strong run, 26.40 (2011 I did 28!) My legs did start moaning with about a mile to go but I told them to shut up it's pretty downhill now!
what: 8 mile tempo later followed by a lovely swim
why: fitting it all in
last hard: last night was
last rest: Tuesday
LmH - mile race in a couple of weeks - hence all the short/speedy stuff, and aside from the XC season I did find the A20 path & downs marathon (and half) in mid Nov which is close to where my brother lives. I'll see if I can rope him into jogging round with me!Birks - that's about the last time I played (normal) rugby! All boys school - no footy until third year.
Dustin: I remember we played it in winter when there was a heavy snowfall on the football/rugby pitches. Dunno why I remember that !
What: some core and strength thingsWhy: I was told I had toLast hard: yesterday's core, though I think today may also be tough!Lyrics: familiar...probably a no then!
Glad you managed to sleep a bit more LMH. Slowly does it remember Enjoy your outing.Dibs hope you're settling in to the new job a bit more now.Wabo well done last night.
Have a good day all.
what: 5 mile marathon pace (8 min miles)
why: learning to love my marathon pace again
last hard: Tuesday featured a rich plethora of sprint sessions
last rest: last day without running was Monday (with the caveat that I did cycle to/from work)
Lyrics Yes! A Streak of One.
Last night: managed to guilt myself out of the door for the first run this week. Standard hamster wheel "grey miles" run, just bobbing along. 6.6 miles 53 minutes.The bathroom scales have also started over-weighing again.
Work have decided that I shall be driving down to Bristol (easy) today, then I shall head north to Knutsford this evening for tomorrow's job, returning south through the evil traffic that is bound to be generated at the Hilton Park area M6/M5. On a Friday evening of a Bank Holiday. Thankyou to the Planning Team.
Wabo well done on your 5k and course improvement! Training sounds like it's going well. Have you a target race in mind?
Blisters 'grey' but solid miles in the bag. Hope the traffic is kind to you.
What: 18 miles easy
Why; I had the time and need to work on my endurance
Last rest: Monday
Lots of hard running Wabo.
Welcome tmbrntt - going to have to think of a catchy shorter acronym!
Who have you upset in the planning dept Blisters?
Nice weekday long run forever.
It appears that I've upset someone in the Highways Agency.
M5 shut. Traffic disaster until about 7:30. Hence why I'm sat at home, kicking my heels "resting", getting changed and having a shower before making the journey.
Blisters you really must stop upsetting people :P Though look on the bright side, a WWII bomb may have exploded under one of your motorways near an airport runway (everyone was evacuated, it was a controlled explosion) and the motorway be shut for 2 days!
Core done. Have a new (free) ap. It tells me what to do!
Lyrics - yes!
8 miles earlier this evening in 58 mins. Decent run although legs still feeling tired. Rest day tomorrow!
Back at work right now and you can tell I'm entirely focused on the job at hand haha!
8.21 miles done with JS (in rather more than 58minutes )
nearly didn't make run tonight due to "near miss" lost keys incident
nice evening after poor start to day
Curiosity made me look up M5 blockage on BBC travel: after entering M5, I was given the choice of
"M5 Northern Ireland" (OK)
or "M5 United Kingdom" (not OK since there are patently 2 M5s in the UK! Surely M5 England or even M5 GB... And this from the BBC )
What: 6k a.m./2k pmWhy: the latter was to stretch the legs post driving from the East Mids. The former was because I got lost...and ending up running less than intended!
Dustin: I guess Green Park is too far from work, but have done a decent hill session there. Wouldn't like to say how many years ago it was!RFJ: hope calf is ok. Wish your footie team were!
Wabo: you seem to be clocking the miles, never mind the races. Long may it continue!
Pammie: thanks for the kind words...unfortunately I don't think I am as fit as I was at the start of May, but hopefully getting there.