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On My Way to 10K

On My Way to 10K

Lovely sunny albeit chilly morning for a run. I should’ve been out with the Silver Joggers but traffic along A40 was horrendous so I turned back and decided to go up and down my favourite local road.

It’s a virtually straight road that leads down to the River Windrush. No traffic, just the odd Walker and Runner, so all I could hear was the birds, wind and my breathing....no headphones this time.

The last 400mtrs was tough but I got there in my best time to date....definitely getting stronger for sure 💪💪🏃🏃

7K on Sunday, can’t wait 😊

Happy Running folks 😀🏃🏃‍♀️🏃🏃‍♀️

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Very well done, a great time. Seems like you are flying now 😁

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Thanks Chris but it’s unlikely I’m going to maintain that pace over 10K

I’m just taking each run as it comes.

I’ve entered the ballot for the GNR btw....if I’m unsuccessful, I’ll enter via Charity, I’ve already been accepted by Breast Cancer Care 😊

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Nice run, Ted. I'm due another run in a couple of hours, but I just played badminton at lunchtime so I'm not sure how far I'll manage this time..........

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Only one way of finding out Mike 🏃🏃🏃

Have a good one 😊

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5.6k in 32 minutes :)

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Jeez, that’s impressive Mike, were you sub 30 at 5k?

Was going to ask your age, but going by your user name...50?

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Hi Ted. Yes, I'll be 50 in a few months. On this run I passed the 5k mark in 28:54. My fastest 5k so far was 27:45.

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I’ve got 20yrs on you Mike, a sub 30 will do me 😂

Those are good times mate, have you only recently started running?

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I take my hat off to you, Ted! You are doing great :)

I started last October.

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Thanks Mike. We started at the same time then. For someone pushing 50, doing sub 28min 5k is no mean fete....take a look at Parkrun results 😊

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Thanks Ted! I'll take a look and I'll have to sign up for some :)

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Sounds lovely....

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Cracking run. Just did the 5k myself and found it a hard slog after the 7k on Tuesday. I have a sneaky feeling I may have done the 5k twice for wk3 also.. doh!

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Thanks PA.

Checking back on your posts, you should’ve done the 3.5k today 🙄 😊

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Yes exactly. Well I had a few extra days off so I guess I needed punishing a bit :O

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I take my extra days between 5K and Long Run.....I don’t do the 7K til Sunday, best part of 3 days off counting today 😊

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Great news Ted...glad to hear you are back to form. I like a there and back route the return run always feels easier...

Good luck for Sunday😊x

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Thanks Jan. it was a there and back 2.5 times, but I love the lane. Fields and trees both sides and nice a peaceful. I always take it in as part of my route.

My Mrs went with me...power walking. Passed her twice, first time she’s seen me run since the early stages of C25K...she was very impressed 🤗

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Gosh that's brilliant I'm still stuck on sub 5k so you over fivers are my heros

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I don’t run up and down hills Flick so I respect what you’re doing....don’t knock yourself, you’re doing good 🏃‍♀️🏃‍♀️😊

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Thank you. I'm hoping to have a run in Oxford soon just to up my pace a bit.

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