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  • Hi Franny- I am feeling a lot better & saw my osteopath again who was pleased with my improvement. 6.1 miles this morning which felt ok. Can you text me your number and let me know what you are wearing on the day so that I can find you. Could be…
  • Afternoon, Well I saw the Osteopath and got all taped up last week and am back tomorrow. Managed a couple of runs and 100% certain that I will do London,but, aim to enjoy the occasion rather than getting fixed on a time. My Osteopath seems confi…
  • Hello, Franny- I have only done one 20 miler. The training for this marathon has been really dispiriting. One niggle after another. Now have my back and backside taped up and another osteoptah appointment on Tuesday. She thinks I should be ok for …
  • Hi Franny. Think I will be traveling up on the day. I would be happy to run with you- need to work out how to find you & hopefully be in the same starting pen. RE speed at the moment I am really slow and think I will struggle to go sub 4 hours! …
  • Hello All, Managed 20 miles yesterday in 3.07 so similar pace to Franny. Somewhat hilly, but had the company of 4 ladies from my club!! Not sure when my next long run is all of the people I am training with our doing Brighton Marathon on 13/4 so t…
  • Morning, Jude-Hope you get some time to do some running again. MC-Well done for your half I hope you had a great time in Barcelona. Ecky- Did you do a Park Run at the weekend. Well I decided to do a long run on Sunday with 4 of my ladies. 16…
  • Afternoon, Seem to be forgetting about this thread at the moment. MC-Have a great time in Barcelona- look forward to the race report. Ecky- well done on your park run. Franny- 7 miles in just over an hour. Impressive speed!! Well I manage…
  • Afternoon, Sorry for my absence..  Managed 8.7 Friday, 4 yesterday and 14.1 this morning with some of my ladies from my club. Longest I have run since that damn ultra of mine!! Really useful being self-employed.Still seems a long way 26.2!! I …
  • Franny-Well done on your 11 miler. Ecky-You deserve an odd treat after all of your hard work in January. MC-You put me to shame with all of the different types of exercise that you do. Jude-Hope the bum ache has gone!! Have a great break. 4.…
  • Afternoon, Sorry quick visit... Ecky-Good to here from you here. Really impressed with your achievements in 2015. Keep going!! Jude-Have a great break. Franny-It has been cold down south as well. MC-Hope youa re ok? This week did a 4 mil…
  • Afternoon all, Jude-My daughters seem to get a lot of homework, but, my youngest step son deosn't seem to get much. Eldest is 16 so she is doing her exams in the summer, youngest daughter is 13. They are both good at getting on with it! 15 year ol…
  • Afternoon, Oops sorry for not reporting in!! Jude-Good to here from you. Hope your daughter does well in her exam. MC-Well done on your run. Franny-All of this speed work!! You are going to be a speedy lady at London Well did 4 miles on Tu…
  • Afternoon, Well done on your 12 miler Franny and MC on your 4 miler. Resting today after 10.1 miles yesterday - 1st double figure run since beginning of November. Miserable day down here.
  • Evening, Franny-Yes I managed 8.3 miles with the ladies + one guy!! A little slow but I am not suffering from it today. Planning another run with the club tomorrow- perhaps 10!! Weighed myself yesterday and was somewhat dimayed that I had gone fro…
  • Was going to run 1st thing this morning,but, at 7.30 am it was still pitch dark and torrential rain- though the better of it!!! Running with the ladies tomorrow and a run at the weekend. Next week I will get 4 runs in + will probably run from my…
  • Franny- The auto lap should record each mile split. It may not be quite set up properly. I remember my 1st run with the 220 and hadn't set up auto lap properly. Can't help you without seeing the watch. Best to look at the tutorials or google DC rain…
  • Morning, Jude-Good to see you have your suns running with you.Hope they continue to enjoy it. Enjoy your two weeks off. MC-Hope you feel better today.  Hi Franny 7.3 miles yesterday and pleased to report that I felt comfortable with minimal …
  • Happy New Year... Franny-The Garmin 220 is great. My 1st run with it was strange as being a typical man  I didn't read the instructions!!!  We also had a very quite NY as Lisa is still recovering from her op.  I have a manged to run every day th…
  • MC- I have the Garmin 220. The 920XY series are for triathletes I think so if I was one I think I would want one!!! I hate the slippy ice after snow freezes. Enjoy the turbo. 1st run since Christmas Eve- 3.2 miles and seemed pain free so heres hop…
  • Afternoon, Hope every one had a great Christmas?   Franny-Hope you get out to run soon. Need to test drye the Garmin-what one did you get? MC- No snow around here. Not run since Christmas Eve- trying to rest my leg- reallly need to go out 2m…
  • Afternoon, Very sad the trgedy in Glasgow yesterday. Thoughts are with there families. Franny-Hope Chico and you feel better.   MC-Hope you are enjoying the hols and been out for a run. Did 6 miles on Sunday with the ladies and did struggle …
  • Jude-welcome back lovely picture! Franny-Have a great party, I guess next time you will be in London will be marathon time. I officially entered yesterday. Hope you have a better flight home than las year! MC-Have a great time in the spa & h…
  • Franny-That sounds like a plan & a good way of keeping the thread going. It is a shame and it would be good to share our plans for the New Year. Would be great if we could get naught Loula back on an ad hoc basis. Hopefully Deejay is still runni…
  • Morning, Yes my wife had her operation last Tuesday and came out of hospital on Saturday. As the hospital was 25 miles away spent a lot of time driving to see her & only did 3 3 milers. My leg is still not 100% in fact despite not running sinc…
  • Franny-Hope you are ok and enjoy your race in the beautiful Scottish conutryside.   MC-Always wise to pay a little more for car insurance so that you get a hire car or could be very costly. Hope your car is all ok.    Well I managed 8.5 miles on…
  • Oh MC. That is too bad.Hopefully the insurance gets sorted out & good that you are ok. Hope you have access to another car to get to and from work. Well done for finding your Mojo- hopefully you can find mine.  Franny-That race sounds fab - it…
  • No 3.15 for me Loula. Would like to run with Franny and get her  a sub 4. Need to get my mojo back & leg sorted.
  • Oh dear oh dear-Loula...you fly in and bring this thread down to the gutter!!! Good to here from you. Seems a bit of a lonely thread here.  Still awaiting for a date for Mrs AF..Life seems to be on a hold....still struggling with my leg..3 miles o…
  • Ooh....Mrs AF's operation was cancelled @ the last minute. She was about to go into the operating theater and then they couldn't find an anesthetist. So she is very upset - so hopefully 3rd time lucky some time next week. They couldn't even give us …
  • Franny-Have a great time in Holland and enjoy your track night. Hi MC. Well I managed 3 miles relatively pain free on Tuesday, ached badly yesterday and not quite so bad today. So just 3 miles this week. May run tomorrow,but, not with girlies as…