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Sunday mornings with the new me

DebJogsOn
DebJogsOn
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I remember when Sunday mornings involved lying in bed till mid-morning at least and only emerging because the desire for good coffee and a sticky pastry overcame the desire for just another 5 minutes under the duvet....

Well not any more! ...at least one morning of every weekend now is an opportunity for a long run (8, 9 or 10k for me) and not only do I pull myself out of bed excited about it - I've usually spent more time at work on Friday planning the route in my head!. Oh the anticipation!

The new me eh! Have to say today's 10k along the Thames was a pottering jog of a run with plenty of time to savour the sights, smell the elderflowers (very heady at this time of year) and tiptoe across a field of cows. So no PB's but a great run all the same.

Now time for that coffee and maybe even a sticky pastry (But a least the old me feels less guilty about it these days!)

Happy Sunday running 😊

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misswobble
misswobbleGraduate10

It’s great fun and lots of new routes just waiting to be explored. You become quite intrepid 😁 Planning and daydreaming about runs makes the time fly πŸ‘

Oooh a canal! We do so love the flatness πŸ‘πŸ˜ƒπŸƒβ€β™€οΈ

Elfe5
Elfe560minGraduate

Fantastic! Who cares about PBs - you had fun! πŸ˜€

Everything is lovely Deb.

Just fabulous.πŸŒŸπŸ‘πŸ‘.

Sandraj39
Sandraj39Ambassador

Sounds like a fab run - well done!πŸ™‚

FlickM3
FlickM3Graduate10

I think you’ve earned your sticky pastry 😊 x

DebJogsOn
DebJogsOn in reply to FlickM3

I definitely enjoyed it!

O505k
O505kGraduate10

I recognise that transformation. And with the temperature rising the start time is getting earlier.

Sadie-runs
Sadie-runsGraduate10

A pottering jog of a run sounds lovely, Deb - good work! And that looks like a nice route.

I totally identify - who are we?! The old me would laugh if she knew I was training to run 10k. πŸ˜‚

Sadie x

DebJogsOn
DebJogsOn in reply to Sadie-runs

What a difference a year (or less!) makes eh?

Sounds like your 10k training is going well though Sadie - could do with a bit of your pace some days! 😊

Sadie-runs
Sadie-runsGraduate10 in reply to DebJogsOn

I know! I started running end of August last year. Has been quite the journey.

Noooo - you couldn’t do with my pace. Just watch. I am bound to twang something doing this 10k programme, bound to! 😬

Bluebirdrunner
BluebirdrunnerGraduate10

Happy post Deb, after a lovely run!

Followed by coffee and pastry...Great job!😊xx

Happy Sunday...

ancientrunner
ancientrunnerGraduate10

Strange how life has changed. I didn't used to do anything until after the Archers Omnibus.

πŸ˜‚ I was home in time for it today!

DebJogsOn
DebJogsOn in reply to DebJogsOn

Though sometimes download it as a podcast and listen to it while running in the week.

I have the daily podcasts of the Archers and catch up on them at the gym! ;-)

I'm just waiting to find out if Lily fails her exams and Freddie passes. That'll be a turn up for the books. LOL. ;-)

ancientrunner
ancientrunnerGraduate10 in reply to Razouski

Indeed - there's trouble brewing there, no doubt!!!

I'll be honest, I'm still exactly that person. Running is strictly for Sunday afternoons as far as I'm concerned! I'll not have it eating into my duvet and pastry time.

Guesty26
Guesty26Graduate10

Great post and picture

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