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1st 10K in 12 months, no 10K training, 71YO, 26C and 85% RH

Bazza1234
Bazza1234Graduate10

1 hour 13 minutes!!! - had to resort to run/walking for the second 5K. But 1st and 2nd 5K's were almost exact same time. But 5 minutes slower than my best 10K this time last year which was part of a HM. Have lost quite a bit of fitness over the past 12 months. Breathing under control here - but sounding like an old steam train!! :(

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Congrats Bazza! Great picture too👏👏

misswobble
misswobbleGraduate10

Looking nonchalant there Baz 👍💪😃

Bazza1234
Bazza1234Graduate10 in reply to misswobble

Not really - was just one step below needing life support!! :)

misswobble
misswobbleGraduate10

You look relaxed ! No stress, no pressure. Fun int it 😃💪👍. Long may it continue 🙂

Trying2run
Trying2runGraduate10

Great photo. Well done!

Wizziewood
WizziewoodGraduate10

Well done Bazza! ... an inspiration to us all.

Fab picture! Well done 💪🏻

Sandraj39
Sandraj39Ambassador

Well done Bazza! Age is no barrier - you are a star!🙂

Wow well done Bazza..fab pic looking good, an amazing inspiration

davelinks
davelinksGraduate10

Well done that man! Thought you would be at the Commonwealth Games Bazza! 😊

You're back! Looking good. Well done. 🍾👏🎉

Hope the IC never sees you again.

You really can't keep a good man down.

Fishypieface
FishypiefaceGraduate10

Fantastic, very well done to you! You must have been super speedy at full fitness, that would be my time running full on every inch of the way! :) Great stuff.

ancientrunner
ancientrunnerGraduate10

Well done Bazza, you certainly seem back to fitness. There was something on the news here recently about the number of more mature runners in Australia who head out in such temperatures/humidity and do so well. Over here, we'd get praised for braving the rain and mud.

Bazza1234
Bazza1234Graduate10 in reply to ancientrunner

I don't do "running in the rain" :)

Anniemurph
AnniemurphGraduate10

Impressive, Bazza! Well done, and great pic :)

Fantastic Bazza, you’re looking good. Glad you got that breathing under control even if you did sound like a train. 😀

skysue16
skysue16Graduate10

Brilliant, well done and great photo :)

I take my fluorescent green hat off to you!

Inspirational!

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