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Who else will be going for a run on Christmas morning?!

...just me? Am I bonkers?!

The plan is a long walk tomorrow with my partner, Sunday will be my long run (in the rain by the looks of it 😱), Monday rest day (I say rest, but I will be festive cooking for much of it), then on Tuesday, after the present swapping first thing, I will take myself out for an invigorating 3-4km.

Will anyone else be running Xmas day? It’s my first time. 😁

Warm wishes for a happy and healthy (easy on the mince pies everyone!) festive season.

Love Sadie-runs xxx

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Hello! It was my plan but now going Xmas eve morning instead. Christmas Day exercise will be walking to the pub!!

Wishing you and your family a lovely festive time. πŸŽ…πŸ»πŸŽ„πŸ₯‚πŸ·πŸƒπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸƒπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸƒπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸ˜˜xx

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Lovely! I was also thinking Xmas eve but have so much prep to do (plus a lung run Sunday). Walking to the pub is a great idea! I have had Christmas days where I haven’t left the house at all and it makes you feel so cooped up.

Happy Xmas to you and yours too, dear Alka. πŸŽ…πŸ·πŸ‘πŸ˜˜

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We’ve earned all the goodies this year!! Xxx

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Not mad at all, I think it's quite popular😁 I'm working as usual Christmas day but hoping to do a run when I finish.

Have a wonderful Christmas πŸ˜„

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You always work Xmas Day? Kudos to you and all those who do. Of course, the world does not stop on Xmas day. I do hope you get a nice, reviving festive run in on the day. May your bells jingle and happy Xmas to you! xxx

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Sorry I meant I work in a 24 hour service so it's a normal working week. I've worked either Christmas or boxing day for the last five years as many people do. πŸ˜€

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My current plan is to run up Arthur's Seat in Edinburgh on Christmas morning. πŸ‘πŸŽ„πŸ˜

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Oh how lovely! A great start to the day. And I must attempt that when I am next in the fine city. I ❀️ Edinburgh. Will think of you when I am flying (Though plodding is more likely given all the festive β€œcheer” flowing) through the streets of London. xxx

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Amazing!! Love Edinburgh and looking up at Arthur’s Seat. 😝 But next time I can try running up to it too! Merry Christmas. x

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I am also planning a Christmas Day run, hopefully. I haven't run in a week but have the next 6 days off so am hoping to run every other day, with a long run today. It will be nice to get the trainers back on and get out there again.

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Yay for holiday running, Sask! So glad you have some time off and will get some runs in. Enjoy my lovely, and have yourself a merry little Christmas. xxx

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You, too Sadie. I'm hoping now that I have a few days off, I can get into the Christmas spirit. The tree is finally up so that may help and as well getting a bit of a breather. We're not having a huge family celebration, so I should be able to relax a bit.

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Hi, it'll be Parkrun in Bognor for me, then I won't feel so bad when I over-indulge later on. Then it's back to HM training on Thursday 27th with a 13K 'long' run.

Have a great Christmas and New Year!

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It gladdens my heart to think of the Park Runs happening on Xmas day. Enjoy, David! Happy Christmas and the very best for the new (running) year. πŸ˜πŸŽ…πŸƒπŸ»β€β™‚οΈ

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I'm hoping to do one - so i can absorb some of the calories i will be putting back in lol

It will be mu first ever xmas run...but i'm quite looking forward to it :-)

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Ha ha! Am going to try not to overeat but am so healthy all year round that I am due some treats! Enjoy your Christmas run. I wonder if we’ll see many folks out? xx

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Mr Wizzie and I are planning to run the local Parkrun Christmas morning ... decorated with tinsel if not too windy!

Enjoy your Christmas Day run! Merry Christmas and happy running in 2019. x

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That sounds wonderful! Enjoy Wizziewoods! πŸ˜‚πŸ‘πŸ‘

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We’ve just found out one of the local Parkruns is planning to be held Christmas morning, so may both do that. Will need me to move around my normal Monday long run, but my HM plan had it dropping back to 10k next week anyway.

Have a great Christmas run Sadie! πŸ˜ƒπŸŽ„β€οΈβ€οΈ

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Hope you have a great run too, MD! Hope the HM training is going well. And a very merry Xmas! x

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Hi! I’m hoping to run on Christmas Day! I’m working in busy shop/bakery with very early starts for next 3 days so it will be a lovely treat! Well that’s what I’m planning! I’ll sneak out quite early!! Might even persuade my daughter to join me!!! πŸ˜‚πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸ‘

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Yay! I’ll be thinking of you, and all my running buddies out on Xmas morning. Happy Chrimbo, Sara. 😘

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I’ll be thinking of everyone too!! Have a very Happy Christmas Sadie! πŸ˜€πŸƒβ€β™€οΈxx

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No but I will be doing Christmas Eve and Boxing Day. Enjoy your festive runs!

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Both lovely days to run. 😁 Enjoy your festive runs too, Jay! Look out for Santa on Christmas Eve. πŸŽ…

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No sadly. Grandkids and cooking....going to run tomorrow afternoon after marshaling at the parkrun. Then maybe Christmas eve...πŸŽ„πŸŽ„

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It can be tricky to find the time, I know, but as long as you get out! A Xmas eve run will set you up nicely for the fun to come, right? Merry Xmas! x

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Of course! Parkrun......so looking forward to it, it’ll be a great start to the day πŸŽ…πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸ‘

Mx

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Brilliant! It will be very jolly, I’ll bet! Have a lovely Xmas, Madge! πŸŽ…πŸŽ…πŸŽ… x

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Thanks, πŸŽ…πŸ‘ you too πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸΎ

Mx

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UpTheStanley, my niece Christy, and I are hoping to do Parkrun at 9.00 on Christmas Day Sadie. We will don our outfits from the Santa run. πŸŽ…πŸ»πŸ€ΆπŸ€Ά. Merry Christmas to you and everyone else on the forum

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Oh what fun, a family park running! Happy Xmas dear Dexy and UpTheStanley! xxx

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I’m off to my dads house in South Gloucestershire for Christmas Day, my partner and I have never run together but I just suggested a Christmas Day run, inspired by this post Sadie... she said yes! Better make sure I’ve had my porridge on Christmas morning, her average pace is a good bit quicker than mine! Eeek! 😬⚑️

Have a fantastic festive break Sadie! 🌲✨

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Oh how lovely! I wish my partner was a runner. It will be a fun experience I am sure...hope she eases up on the pace for you! Have a lovely Christmas, TS! Ho ho ho! πŸŽ… x

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You too, Sadie! Ho ho ho indeedy! ⚑️✨

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You’re not mad Sadie! We would be doing a nearby Parkrun but we’ve family coming, but we’ll certainly make up for it either side. Katnap may be doing his 10k on Boxing Day 🀞🀞and I’ll definitely join him on that 😁

Hope you have a lovely Christmas πŸŽ„πŸŽ„πŸŽ„πŸ¦†xx

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Happy festive running to you, Tailchaser! I expect my partner will moan about me ducking out for a run in the morning, but I’ll make it a quick one! Merry Xmas! x

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Festive 5k for me

Did it last year about 9pm after kids had gone to bed everything was cleaned and folk were sleeping watching films

Santa hat on and really steady pace got loads of beeps and chears from passing cars and a few others out running too

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Perfect. And so nice to hear there’ll be others out there! Worried that people will see me out running and assume I’m a bit nuts! Happy Christmas! πŸŽ„ πŸŽ…πŸ·

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My wife is working Xmas day so I've already got my route planned. A nice long steady plod. Then home for turkey sarnies when she gets in.😊😊

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I love a nice long steady plod! Nice one, Pete! Enjoy. And merry Chrimbo to you. πŸ‘πŸ˜

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Same to you and happy running for the new year.

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I will definitely be going for a run Xmas day morning. In previous years I have always done a walk but this year will be a 10k run. Can’t wait. Merry Christmas πŸŽ„

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Brilliant! Enjoy your festive run. I am looking forward to my first Xmas day run for sure! Happy Xmas to you, Shaky. 😁

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This is my first year as a runner and I challenged myself to run every other day in December, so I will be running on Christmas Eve and Boxing Day. Will have a lovely long walk with my dog before the family descend on our house for Christmas Day. Have a lovely day everyone xx

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That sounds perfect, Lolly. Enjoy your running and time with family! xxx

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I'll be just happy to squeeze a run in anywhere...!!! Def won't get one in christmas morning though...I will be sinking under an ocean of wrapping paper!! Just got in from a very soggy run...

Happy happy Christmas to you and yours Sadie-runs...enjoy your Christmas day run...and no, you're not bonkers...we're all bonkers!!!!! Xxxx πŸŽ„πŸŽ‰πŸŽˆπŸ€ͺ πŸ₯‚πŸΎ

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LOL! I can imagine the Christmas morning madness when you have kids in the house! But lovely madness, eh? Having to fit the runs in when you can makes them extra special and enjoyable, I reckon. Have yourself a merry little Christmas, dearest MC. 😘😘😘

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It’s magical xx

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Whatever gets you through the festive madness!πŸ€ͺπŸŽ„ I've had a week off with an inflamed tendon on top of my foot after my 10k last week but am desperate to go out soon. I've got 2 dollops of family staying pre & post Xmas who drive me nuts so I NEED to run!!

Hope you have a lovely Christmas and enjoy your festive run!! Xx

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πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ It does help. And sorry to hear about your poor foot, Slinky. I really hope it is healed soon so you can at least get out for a gentle plod over the season of craziness. I have everything crossed for you.

Happy happy Xmas to you. xxx

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Christmas Day park run for me. If I can restrain myself at the party on Xmas Eve. 🐌πŸ₯‚πŸŽ„I will rely on Mr grumpy to drag me out there 😁

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I think I will get away with a run on Christmas Day if I get up very early. Everyone else will be crashed out with a bit of luck. Not so early as to run into Santa of course πŸŽ…. Have a good Christmas πŸŒ²πŸŽ„πŸΎπŸ¦Œ

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Oh I hope you do! I want to get out whilst it’s still dark, I think it will be magical. Happy Christmas to you and yours, Beachcomber. 😘

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Thanks Sadie .....will be the second 9k .....must be careful not to spend Christmas Day asleep !!😴

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All the best! You will be fine, you’ve done it once before. 😁

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I have to or I will be out of the Marcothon challenge. At least i think it will be in the morning - it makes the most sense as we will be going to my daughter, son in law and granddaughters for Christmas lunch.

Have a wonderful Yule dearest Sadie and enjoy your Christmas day run xxx

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Oh of course! You are doing so well with this, Flick. A morning run will set you up nicely. Have a wonderful day and happy Yule to you too my lovely. xxx

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Unlikely as we are with half the family in the morning then travelling to the other half for the afternoon - mad or what?! So.... when I can over the festive season.

Happy Christmas to all!

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When you can is good. πŸ˜πŸ‘ Sounds like you have a busy Chrimbo day lined up! Merry merry, Jonathan. πŸŽ…

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And to you Sadie πŸ˜€

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