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  • Must be really nice running with your Dad,Will.Hope your 16 miler goes well. Great LT intervals,Hazelnut.Really warm and sunny here too.Running along the canal I could hear woodpeckers and buzzards circling above.New lambs in the fields.Spring is d…
    in My Last Run Comment by JD1 February 22
  • Been working nights so it was an afternoon run for me,which I don't mind,much better than an evening run. 7 miles hilly trail run,when I reached the top it was grey,drizzly and miserable.Normally see walkers but not a sole around.Haven't done this …
    in My Last Run Comment by JD1 February 20
  • No,Hobie,I live just outside Llangollen.I received a decent wooly hat in the Betws-y-Coed trail 10k,comes in handy. Good luck in your two marathons,DavidC.That's going to be a tough week.Is this a build up to an ultra? Well done on your 300,Cal.Wh…
  • Well done,Will,on a tough HM trail.Have to agree with Cal,trails are much tougher,and can really sap the strength from your legs.I'm trying to do speed work at least once a week,it does make a difference. Loved my roast dinner,Cal and Hazelnut,my p…
    in My Last Run Comment by JD1 February 18
  • Hobie,great time and position for your HM.I thought the small town in the arse end of nowhere was near me.I'm not bothered about the medal,but I do like a T shirt. You were spot on with your pacing,Harmander . We were given a pack of Welsh cakes,C…
  • I've already congratulated you on the other thread,Cal,but I'll do it again for a great PB,fantastic running,Cal. I finished in 1.33.49 for my HM,struggled from mile 10,running into the wind,but it'll do for the the first one of year.Legs are start…
    in My Last Run Comment by JD1 February 17
  •  Afternoon all Wow,that's fantastic,Cal,congratulations on another PB,your hard work is paying off. Hobie,great 5k time,sub 19 soon !! Harmander,congrats on the toe nail coming off and the VLM pacer selection. Nell,lovely meeting you,glad your e…
  • Excellent intervals,Hazelnut,I enjoy fixed time intervals as well.Lovely weather here as well,you can feel the the warmth of the sun on your face,felt great. Day off for me tomorrow as well,rest up for Sunday's HM . 8.03 miles along the canal,2 mil…
    in My Last Run Comment by JD1 February 15
  • Harmander,I have to agree with your daughter,just pull it off. Nell,welcome back from your travels.I've messaged you. AndrewD,very good pace. 13.01- 5.03 YTD - 201.52 miles
  • Good mileage,Matt.Daffs are just coming through up here. Glad you held tight,Will. Nice run,Hazlenut.Lovely and sunny here too and for Sunday's HM. Just another 5.03 miles last night,legs feeling heavy still.
    in My Last Run Comment by JD1 February 14
  • PompeyMatt and Hazelnut,spring is definitely in the air,evenings are getting lighter. Will, I've been wearing Sauconys for the last few years,they seem to give my feet good support and they always have fantastic reviews.I try to give myself a good …
    in My Last Run Comment by JD1 February 13
  • Morning all David C, congrats on the PB,fantastic achievement.With early PB's for Cal and yourself it bodes well for the rest of the year. sendiM and Gipfel,Barcelona sounds great,one for the future.Bet the Brits stood out in their vest and shorts…
  • Cal,don't you have another HM this weekend,another PB on the cards ? Well done,Will,fantastic running.What made you pick it up again after milee17 ?I have all this to come when I step up training for my autumn marathon. I was in York this weekend,…
    in My Last Run Comment by JD1 February 11
  • Cal,fantastic HM result,feels even better when you're not expecting it Well done,Harmander,on reaching 300 already. Donnie2,good parkrun position. 10.01- 6.3 YTD - 191.42 miles
  • Will, good luck on Sunday with your LSR.Your'e putting in some good miles. Enjoy your skiing,Hazelnut.I find this time of year a bit of a struggle with motivation.Glad that I have an early HM to concentrate on. Good luck,Cal,enjoy your HM. Came d…
    in My Last Run Comment by JD1 February 8
  • Evening all, MrM2, well done on your double. Hobie, superb session,I can feel my hamstrings tweaking. Steven, hope everything pick ups for you soon. Cal & David C, good luck with your HM this weekend,hope you get a break with the weather. 5…
  • Cal - had a look at the Olympic Park HM course,like you said it's very twisty.Never been to the park,is it a mixture of paths and roads? PompeyMatt - good to see you back in the groove,great HM time. 9.05 miles this afternoon, 4.5 @ tempo and anot…
    in My Last Run Comment by JD1 February 5
  • Nell - well done in stopping the lad,you don't expect that on your run.Yes,it would be great to meet up before the race.First time for me running this race. senidM, excellent HM time and age category win.Wore my trails,live and learn. MrM2, great …
  • Hazelnut,I definitely needed spikes.Looking forward to my HM in a couple of weeks. It's strange when you train at a certain pace and think how can I keep this up during a race,but you manage to do it. 8.09 miles this afternoon.Legs felt a bit tire…
    in My Last Run Comment by JD1 February 4
  • Will - unlucky with the aborted 18 miler,very frustrating.Your Dad did fantastic,hope I'm still running at that age. Good milage in tricky conditions,Hazelnut. Cal,hope you're feeling better,Im sure you'll pick those extra miles up in the week. X…
    in My Last Run Comment by JD1 February 3
  • Evening all Good running in these trying conditions. Well done,David C,on your race.Very good start to the year.The Worthing HM should be a piece of cake!! Good luck,Harmander,for tomorrow . Hope you're feeling better soon,Cal.Yo…
  • That's good going, Hazelnut,considering the heavy snow you have there. I'm racing in the final meeting of the North Wales Cross Country league.Think there's six clubs competing Saturday.It's a tough course and no doubt it'll be very muddy. There's…
    in My Last Run Comment by JD1 January 31
  • Looks like you're back on track,Will.I know lots of runners like a caffeine boost before a run,I haven't tried it yet, always worried about getting stomach cramps. You're putting in good miles,Hazelnut.I enjoy a 10 mile run,usually try and do …
    in My Last Run Comment by JD1 January 31
  • Well done in your team pursuit race,Hobie.I've finally given in and have been wearing my tights last few runs,but back to my vest and shorts on Saturday for XC . Nell - bought some gels this morning,but I'm tempted to raid my kids sweetie tin i…
  • Excellent running everyone. senidM - I'm in the same camp as you,I've nothing left in the tank when approaching the finish line,lots of runners seem to fly past me. Glad you're feeling better,Will. Well done on your century,Hillstride…
  • Evening all Cal,I've suffered with my achilles over the years,got to a point a couple of summers ago I couldn't hardly walk never mind run.It's been relatively fine 15 months now.I keep stretching and strengthening my calves and also ice my ach…
    in My Last Run Comment by JD1 January 25
  • Good afternoon all Thanks,Harmander,for the link,great article,at least I know where to go for clean loos. Well done Hobie for reaching a century,your team pursuit sounds interesting,good luck. Well done,Dubai,on your 10k race,think y…
  • Hazelnut, glad you enjoyed your skiing weekend. Will, I know it's really annoying when you come down with something but you're doing the right thing in resting up for a few days. Just a 4.44 miles slow run yesterday.Club interval session t…
    in My Last Run Comment by JD1 January 23
  • Well done on your 100,David and Adamk Cal,I'm sure temptation will get the better of you and you'll do your first ultra. Nell,definitely going to look into fell running,I don't mind going down,it's the going up bit I'd struggle on.There's …
  • Sorry you missed your XC,Will,hope you're back out soon. Fantastic running,Cal,your'e racking up the mileage. 9.33 miles along the canal.5 miles @ HM pace.Pacing all over the place.6.42 mm fastest,7.18mm slowest.
    in My Last Run Comment by JD1 January 21