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Re: The Running thread
« Reply #795 on: January 03, 2021, 03:43:34 PM »
I'll have to check the disctance I covered, but I lost 4 and a half stone, and got my PB for the 5K down to 25:41. Want to lose another stone and a half and get down towards the 22-23 minute mark.

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Re: The Running thread
« Reply #796 on: January 03, 2021, 07:50:59 PM »
Did my first run of the year yesterday. Took it quite easy as I have just got over a pulled calf, doing 12km in slightly over an hour.

Taking the bike out today for a spin today.

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Re: The Running thread
« Reply #797 on: January 03, 2021, 07:52:04 PM »
I havenít been able to do any yet this year as I seem to have come down with sciatica on New Yearís Day. Grrr. Absolutely chomping at the bit to get back out there.

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Re: The Running thread
« Reply #798 on: January 04, 2021, 10:09:01 AM »
Did my first run of the year yesterday. Took it quite easy as I have just got over a pulled calf, doing 12km in slightly over an hour.

Taking the bike out today for a spin today.

"Took it quite easy."

Twat! ;)

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Re: The Running thread
« Reply #799 on: January 04, 2021, 10:38:39 AM »
That was my reaction too 😊!

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Re: The Running thread
« Reply #800 on: January 05, 2021, 11:35:57 PM »
Did my second run of the year tonight. Took it quite easy as it was icy as anything on the pavements. And by "took it quite easy", I don't mean a JD style 18 min 5K! :)

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Re: The Running thread
« Reply #801 on: January 09, 2021, 02:43:02 PM »
With the gyms closed Iíve been out pounding the streets today. Iím not normally a runner so I was surprised at how far I got without needing a breather, probably a mile. So now Iím aiming to build on that and gently push myself towards a 5k target.

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Re: The Running thread
« Reply #802 on: January 09, 2021, 03:34:04 PM »
With the gyms closed Iíve been out pounding the streets today. Iím not normally a runner so I was surprised at how far I got without needing a breather, probably a mile. So now Iím aiming to build on that and gently push myself towards a 5k target.

Go for it! Was that your first run? If so, a mile is very good going, you'll be doing 5K in no time.

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Re: The Running thread
« Reply #803 on: January 09, 2021, 03:45:33 PM »
Tentatively got on the running machine today as the sciatica has been easing off. Did about 25 minutes without obvious ill effects so touch wood Iíll be back out there soon.

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Re: The Running thread
« Reply #804 on: January 09, 2021, 03:56:47 PM »
I actually find that running helps my sciatica. It's when I sit around all day doing nothing that it flares up.

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Re: The Running thread
« Reply #805 on: January 09, 2021, 04:25:06 PM »
With the gyms closed Iíve been out pounding the streets today. Iím not normally a runner so I was surprised at how far I got without needing a breather, probably a mile. So now Iím aiming to build on that and gently push myself towards a 5k target.

Go for it! Was that your first run? If so, a mile is very good going, you'll be doing 5K in no time.

Yes it was my first ďproperĒ run, Iím used to doing cardio stuff in the gym but it felt totally different pounding the pavement. Iím going to continue and hopefully hit that 5k target soon.

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Re: The Running thread
« Reply #806 on: March 13, 2021, 09:44:10 AM »
Iím getting quite big differences in time/distance between my phone and my garmin watch. Anybody else had this occur, it was miles out yesterday?

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Re: The Running thread
« Reply #807 on: March 13, 2021, 01:23:22 PM »
That is odd, mine seems synced up. Is it a difference between what your watch is recording and the Garmin app? Or is the Garmin app as per your watch and then itís different on another running app, i.e. Strava?

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Re: The Running thread
« Reply #808 on: March 13, 2021, 01:25:01 PM »
Iím getting quite big differences in time/distance between my phone and my garmin watch. Anybody else had this occur, it was miles out yesterday?

My Garmin once reckoned Iíd broken the world mile record.

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Re: The Running thread
« Reply #809 on: March 13, 2021, 07:54:15 PM »
3 weeks into a 20 week training plan for a 100km ultramarathon in July. Racking up the ascent big time round these parts and averaging around 20+ metres ascent per km so far.

 


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