Oh, happy day! Longest run yet...๐Ÿ˜€

Oh, happy day! Longest run yet...๐Ÿ˜€

Set out on a very cold, beautifully sunny and frosty morning, hoping for a 10 mile run. Up on to the beautiful trails and bridleways near me which were much easier to run on than last week, when it rained continuously and I splashed my way through puddles and mud! Today the trails were frozen - I picked my way across them carefully, some respite offered by the one track farm roads I also included on the run. After 10.5k, I returned to the local paths and quiet roads closer to where I live, really pleased to be feeling good and plodding on with that quiet determination you (sometimes!) get on a long run! My Garmin bleeped at 16k (my previous longest run) and I decided to push on a bit further, adding in a little extra loop to take myself up to 18k which my phone tells me is just over 11 miles! Back home for a quick soak in an Epsom salts bath and then a yummy Sunday roast, courtesy of my lovely husband! What a great way to spend a Sunday morning! ๐Ÿ™‚๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ˜€

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  • Wow, Sandra 18k how wonderful! Sounds a glorious run, and such great pace even on the trails and tracks. You are making such brilliant progress and must feel so proud of yourself - very well done :)

  • Thank you! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Hi Sandraj39

    What a superb way to spend a Sunday morning. It sounds like you have some lovely routes to run, around your home. You are certainly well on track for your HM.

    All the best.

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  • Wow, very impressive! I can only dream of such distances at the moment. I bet the soak in the bath was heaven and the roast was delicious, well deserved!

  • well done Sandra, great pace there! you're really going great guns aren't you! :)

    I missed the 5 mile race today, still feeling lurgyish :( Paul did well though, he did the 7miles men's course in 1 hr 5 mins! :)

  • Hug Ali.. I am still lurgied too, but a bit better today I think.. Hope you are feeling a tad better too...Go Paul too ! xx

  • i'm still hacking away! and foggy headed! never mind ! had nice lie in and finished my book, whilst Boz had to go lugging stuff for his dad. did get out walkies with George and sun was really shining here today, so not all bad. Get well soon floss :)

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  • Sorry you're still fighting the dreaded lurgy Ali. There's a few that are really hanging around. Hope you're feeling better soon. Well done to Paul! What a great time for 7 miles!โ˜บx

  • yes he came here on the way back to bask in the glory of beating another runner in the last 100m who he rates as a good one! 3 hrs later he was still here drinking yet more tea! Yes i'm fed up of this cough and only had that bit 2 days, hopefully it'll buzz off soon. well done again for today :)

  • Bliss... it sounds and looks very, very impressive! Wow!

    What a fantastic run and what a great time :)

    Lovely bath..lovely lunch...lovely husband.. Lucky you :) x

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  • Fantastic effort Sandra and very pacy considering the terrain. You are going to smash your HM.

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  • Super well done!

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  • Wow, well done you! That's great, and it's likely to mean your HM will be, well, like a walk (run?) in the park :)

  • Thanks Tomas - I do plan to cover the whole HM distance a few weeks prior to the race. I think this will help me mentally, believe in my ability to do it!

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