Thursday, 10 March 2011

Out and Back

Out and Back Session: Run out slow fast for 18 minutes, run back fast faster to the starting point in 16.

I ran out in 18 minutes. I ran back in 16.15... not bad on tired legs.

And my lucky legs get a well-earned couple of rest days now before the Trafford 10k on Sunday. Seeing as any ability to run faster than 9 minute miles seems to have escaped me at the moment, I'm not planning on breaking any records, personal or otherwise, but I am looking forward to only running 6 miles! Listen to me... only 6 miles... unbelievable!

PS... thanks for all your kind words of encouragement and congratulations lately. On a side note...

Abradypus - When I replace my Impressive Muscles with even more impressive ones, I will happily pass the old ones on... we'll arrange details closer to the time!

Fortnightflo and Jensruns2011 - I am LOVING your adjectives... superhuman and hardcore... and am currently contemplating how I can drop them into daily conversation with people... 'Well, yes, you know... I am quite a hardcore person, some might say 'superhuman', but I wouldn't like to brag...'

Shazruns - bruises definitely help the Other Half understand that you are not visiting Champneys (Other equally relaxing Spa's are available) every week and rather are being tortured half to death... I hope your eyes are feeling better :-)

Fairweatherrunner - do it... do it... do it... I am proof (in training) that you don't need to be a seasoned runner to meet the challenge of a marathon.

Pete - Thanks for all the encouragement and support in my running recently... I couldn't have done it without you!

Distance: 3.5 miles
Feeling: Tired
Weather: windy and showers.

5 comments:

  1. LOL I think doing the marathon qualifies you as both. I will be there on the 17th - my friend lives by the 5 mile point so we watch there for a bit then wander down to Greenwich and then on to the end. I shall shout and scream encouragement at every Maggie!!!

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  2. Ive got tired legs today, thank god its only a short run today.. about 4 miles. Roll on Sunday Rest day.

    Good luck with the training!

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  3. Carla... apparently my yellow running vest... yes - yellow! is arriving sometime this weekend, I will post a picture so you know which Maggie to scream at!! The encouragement will be VERY much appreciated!

    Enjoy your rest day Martyn, reading your blog, it's well earned!!

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  4. "Only 6 miles" is definitely both hardcore and superhuman. And I've just realised that the London Marathon hasn't been moved to Vancouver this year...that's just something I've dreamt.

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  5. The training is looking positive, Maggie. I'd expect nothing less from the PRB guru herself. I hope the 10K went well today.

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