Bridge to 10K

That was a steep one!

I had a couple of walk breaks at the beginning of this run as the hill was steep at the beginning (200+ ft) in less than a mile. I thought I'd choose this route today as it was virtually off road and away from traffic, low and behold no sooner had I started than I had to lay against a hedge row to let a taxi through, couldn't believe it as there is only the farm at the top of the lane and it wasn't to be seen when I reached the top. Still the run was very enjoyable with great views in places, nice way to start the week. I may probably give this route another try but in reverse to see if is any easier as it was a bit of a killer on the calfs. Well done to all those who took part in races yesterday, happy running all. 😎

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Well done Frank. I am learning to like hills. Do you have any races planned?

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Cheers mate, I have the GSR and a night run in Oct, the night run is through woods filled with zombies good job I've got my grandson to protect me! 😂 You've got me itching to do one before the GSR, as you've been quite busy collecting all that bling. Well done you!

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Ha me and Ali doing a local 10mile race Sunday. Come over :) . its going to be tough in this heat but it's got several big hills so you'll live it :)

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This weekend a little to soon for me, but if anything comes up in Aug or Sept I'll be over.

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That would be great frank!there's lots of races here this year i will check out some dates x 😊😆 well done on your hill training 😊

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Sounds good! 😎 x

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I'll let you know. There's always IOW Marathon in October haha

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Marathon, if only!! Ha ha

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Well done Frank ! King of the Hill, top of the heap :-)

Massive respect to you for getting out there in this heat and tackling a killer hill ! :-) xxx

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Thanks Chris, that has made me smile but I'm more Over the Hill than King , ha ha. Good luck with your training and have a great week! 😎 xxx

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Thank you ! You too Frank ! :-) xxx

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Sounds like a tough one Frank - you have my respect! I am avoiding hills until I know my hip has settled, so will no doubt have to start struggling up them all over again...come to think of it, I always pretty much struggle up them anyway!🙂 Love that feeling when you get to the top though- and you're still alive (just)!😉

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It was a challenge and I had a couple short walk breaks but made it thankfully. Take it steady with your hip, and I hope it sorts itself out quickly for you, have a great week! 😎

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Ooh spooky frank! A disappearing taxi 👻 That sounds tough but next time you could always hail a lift 😉

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I'll have another crack at it soon IP, hopefully I will get there. As for the taxi, I was showing a little leg but he never stopped; can't imagine why!! 😊 Have a great week. 😎

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Haha Frank! 😂

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I've seen those legendary legs Frank ! I think that taxi driver is a proper meanie ! :-) xxx

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Haha poppy! Maybe Frank wasn't his type 😃

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Maybe if I disguise my legs with some of those snazzy socks or maybe a kilt even! I might have more luck! 🤔 There again I don't think I want to be whisked away by a phantom taxi driver (not unless they were a runner of course 😊). I do love a bit of banter ladies! xxx

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