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My second 10k, at last!

Yay! I've finally managed my second 10k, three and a half months since my first.

There was no running club at work today as the coach is on holiday, but I decided I couldn't just sit in the office and went off by myself. I decided to deviate from the usual route and add a bit to it. By the time I'd covered our usual lunchtime 6k distance I was still some way from work.....hmmm, I thought, maybe I can squeeze a 10k in here.....

It was tough going. I managed to sting my legs on nettles running along overgrown tracks, my right foot did it's old trick of going to sleep at 7k and my left achilles started niggling again. I beat my PR by just over 4 minutes though and I have noticed that I have some muscle definition in my legs for the first time in my life!!

Happy running :)

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Brillant.wow.

4 minutes,I could do with some of that.lol.

Take good care of you.

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Thank you :)

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Well done Mike...its pretty humid today, great pace on such a long run.πŸ‘βœ‹πŸ‘πŸ˜Šx

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Thanks Jan. Yes, it was a bit on the muggy side. I was glad when I reached the woods!

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Very well done! πŸ˜€πŸƒβ€β™‚οΈ

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Thank you. In the words of Forrest Gump...." I'm pretty tired. I think I'll go home now"

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Impressive! Well done Mike. πŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌ

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Thank you :)

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Good work, Mike! And in this heat, too! I have been whinging all day about how hot my early morning run was!

Great pin(s) too. 😁

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Lol, thanks Sadie. The left one is still a twiglet 🀣

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Great stuff Mike, excellent run πŸƒπŸƒ

I, on the other hand, have more Varicose vein definition since I’ve been running πŸ˜‚

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Hmm, I think one of mine might be doing that......

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Oh, the thread veins on my left (injured) leg seem to have reduced with running. i put it down to the blood pumping through more actively.

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Man, you’re even fast running 10k! Great job (on the run and the muscle definition)

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Thank you 😎

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Well done Mike and a great time to boot.

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Thanks Richard. I was hoping to knock more than 4 minutes off my previous time, but it was heavy going today in the heat.

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Well done! And I have muscle definition too (though my legs aren't as hairy as yours!). We have to keep at it - it's sad to think how quickly all that running fitness could vanish if we stopped making the effort xx

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Quite right, young Flick :) x

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Get in.... and that muscle... wow :) :)

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I was flexing. It still looks like a twiglet.

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pffff that aint no twiglet, its more of a meaty kebab ;)

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LOL, thanks ju-ju. BTW, I like your new Strava profile pic :)

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Thankyou... its an old one but demonstrates current mood better!

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Nicely done! 4 mins off your time is impressive. You sure can run fast when you have to get back to work. Hope the boss was suitably impressed too.

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Thank you. I'm in the office by myself this week, so there was nobody to impress!

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