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Sassy for September Quest - week 3 ๐Ÿ†

Sassy for  September Quest - week 3 ๐Ÿ†

Yo runners , and welcome to week 3 of the quest for September...... How are you all doing on your goals and plans?Are you on it like a raging inferno, smouldering away, or is there nothing but a flicker? share how you are getting on and how its been.

I love this sassy pair in their Puma gear, I want the outfit, and the hat!!

What is the Quest ?:-

The Quest takes one month . You can join any time, within those weeks.

The main aim of the Quest is to help you find a focus or goal that you would like to achieve by the end of the Quest period.

I ask that you will be a Graduate to join the Quest. The main reason I ask this, is that while you are doing the programme, your plan is very structured, so I wouldn't want the Quest to interfere with that.

Most popular goals are:-

To run three times a week

To slowly increase distance

To get a new PB

To train for a specific race

To add In strength, weights, core.... other....

As you can see they are personal to yourself and it's totally your own choice.

Every week I will pin a new post, where all the members of the Quest can talk about how things are going.

So if you wanted to join all you have to do is put;

I would like to join the Quest, or count me in, and then I would like to. ..............

At the end of the Quest, there will be a certificate that you can download to keep.

Wishing you a happy, healthy and safe week.

Oldfloss, Realfoodieclub, Ju-Ju , Millsie-J and Roseabi

XXX

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A flicker is a jolly good description ju-ju-

A very fallow yoga week but picked up again over the weekend

No swimming

Dragged a 5k out of myself (not quite sure why it was *quite* so hard) and got the charm for my medal quickly so the cakestand is filling up.

I am happy that I kept the flame alive... it's all still do-able and the cold is clearing up.

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Well done you....and so good you kept that flame going ๐Ÿ”ฅ

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Back from a week away and raring to get going again - but what about those quest goals?

Run every 2-3 days? ...7 runs so far in 17 days :)

Do 100km total distance? ....58km so far, half way through the month :)

Start HM plan? Yes, currently on week 2 of the Strava/McMillan plan :)

Do strength training on rest days? Hmmm, well kind of - I've started doing yoga on rest days. Only one session so far, so I guess that's a "maybe"?

Lose at least 3 more lbs? No progress yet (well, I have been on holiday!), but am now abstaining from alcohol for a while to try to restart the weight loss, so we'll see. I guess for now that has to be a :(

So about three and a half out of five - I'd say that was pretty good :)

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There's a song int there about "keeping the dream alive" Go get it peeps!

That headgear! Lol

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Iโ€™d say you are doing pretty well...... yoga is great, Iโ€™ve started doing it and Iโ€™ve found more benefit than lots of the strength stuff, particularly all the balance involved itโ€™s so good for running.

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What on earth is he doing to her thigh?!

On fire? I think not. Smouldering maybe...... My (second) goal is looking within reach. 36km to go to get to that 100km and 13 days to do it in. Shouldn't be a problem as long as I don't damage something........

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Haha Iโ€™m not sure....you are so on it and really on fire ๐Ÿ”ฅ

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What happened to week 4?

Anyway, I reached my 100km goal and some. 158km! :)

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Thereโ€™s nothing in that photo that makes me want to rush out and buy Puma. Iโ€™ve never seen anyone pull a smug and cheesy face at the same time, it must be his party trick.

Sticking to the plan of listening to my body and running within the limits of my health. Looking forward to cooler weather, it will help.

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Great, sounds like you are doing really well, well done ๐Ÿ˜Ž

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Hi Juju, September is still looking sassy with 3 runs a week on your plan, including a parkrun as the 5k run 1. Once UpTheStanley has graduated (this week??) I think I will swap my runs to 5k Saturday , long run Tuesday, and 4k recovery run Thursday and see how that goes. I think I still see Oldfloss ahead of me ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๏ธ.........๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๏ธ

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Yep...just in front...looking sassy in my.... not PUMA shorts... :)

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๐Ÿ˜‰

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Iโ€™ve been advised by the young people that 70s sports gear is really on trend now - shucks I should have kept that shell suit and c&a ski outfit

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Well done ๐Ÿ˜Ž

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Her t-shirt though โค๏ธ

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I really want it, Iโ€™m going to keep my eyes ๐Ÿ‘€ out on eBay

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Hi Juju, this is an odd ad?!! Iโ€™ve had a week off as struggled last week with the 8k although I did make it! I ran a little 5k (never thought Iโ€™d say that!!) today and really enjoyed it. Have a good week runners ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿพโ€โ™€๏ธ ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿพโ€โ™‚๏ธ

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Welll done, and sorry I do like a nice cheesy pic!!

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Smouldering nicely, Ju.... feeling good after the 8K on Sunday..and all set to repeat last weeks runs... and maybe sneak an extra 1K in at the Coast...cycling is adding to the mix too..:)

Maybe... a swim in the sea... weather and hurricane aftermath permitting:)

Happy running everyone :)

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Sounds super, have you swum in the sea?? Xxx

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Unfortunately not...the waves were too high and the wind ..phew...no bike ride either....just 2 runs sneaked in before the storm and after the storm...going back in a fortnight though..so maybe a dip then๐Ÿ˜‰

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It has been so windy, sensible decision and yay re the runs..... xx yes you must, wow thatโ€™s super brave, quite chilly now.....

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But...the sea..is warmer..all to do with the ambient temperature..apparently...๐Ÿ˜‰

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Maybe just getting to a simmer ......

I've at least managed to add 2 runs to the Sept tally so now 3 of 10 done. Cold getting slowly better. A busy end to the month ahead with work and getting my son to university! Carving out any time for a run is a bonus.

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That does sound busy and well done...

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Last week the fire flickered (= 4 x 7.5K brisk walks + 16K cycling) as I continued my flexibility and strengthening routines to overcome my back seizure.

It didn't feel quite right and I decided not to try running.

This week? The flames have suddenly strengthened - I've just come in from my first 5K run in 6 weeks and am SO pleased! I started off slow and steady - like really slow, and the pace just gradually increased with no pressure, just pleasure - immense pleasure!

I feel like I'm back on track. Will consolidate a couple of weeks at least before starting the magic 10, no doubt.

Happy running all!

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Iโ€™m so pleased, and yay Magic 10....superb....

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Back running and gardening everyday.

Probably got 4 weeks max of 5 hours min per day gardening to put this to bed for this year.

My running is 6kx7= 42k per week for 3 weeks and you recommended 4th week reset , 22k which includes 10K readiness test and gym strength tests.

Looking to recover 8 mins off my 5k time to get ready for the next speed challenge and start from where I finished last speed challenge.

Enjoy everyone with your challenges.

๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

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Itโ€™s so great to see you back and on fire ๐Ÿ”ฅ

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Hi Juju

Not sure Iโ€™m feeling like a raging inferno - but goals are going fine still! ๐Ÿ˜‚โค๏ธ

Having fun / still running 3 times a week / did first charity 10k on Sunday / volunteered as a marshal at Parkrun on Saturday / did my last 5k at 168 bpm steprate (experimenting with the dreaded Podrunner!) ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๏ธโค๏ธ

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That sounds pretty terrific to me, well done...

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My goal is to โ€ฆ umm... actually run! I have published my intention to get back in the saddle as of tomorrow morning. I may not have time for 3 runs per week, but if I could do 2 I'd be happy right now. One would be good โ€ฆ.

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You will be fine.) x

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How did it go??

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Did 1 run last Weds, about to go out for another today, Monday (which was next available opportunity) so currently on track. Ached like heck after 1st run though!!!

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Haven't done a quest for a while so here goes:

Run 3 times per week, 5k 10k and long run.

Do one 30km walk each week.

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Great plan and doable too...

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Back on track this week with a run of 3k and another of 5k today. Been for some walks too...

Much better now its a bit cooler and managing a slightly faster pace...

Still hopeful of running a 10k before the month is out!

Happy running everyone.๐Ÿ˜Šxx

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Fantastic, well done, and itโ€™s so nice to have this cooler weather I so agree xxx

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Finished my Quest on fire Ju!

Eight runs in the month including a pb for 10k....yeah!

Feeling very Sassy ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐ŸŽ‰xx

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