The first two shirt run of Autumn! - Bridge to 10K

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The first two shirt run of Autumn!

Beachcomber66
Beachcomber66Graduate10
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Yep! It is true; 2 top layers needed for the whole run!! Ok it was only the addition of a merino top, but definitely a sign that cooler times are ahead. It was "set the watch for 10k and see what happens" Thursday. The result was another 10 mile run, with added hills navigated at a steady 8:04/k. The only way I managed to keep the pace down was by really shortening stride, but today it didn't feel so awkward, so maybe that is my long distance happy pace! Yesterday's swim may have loosened things up. Garmin says elevation gain was 143m, but I think that is just difference between maximum and minimum points and doesn't take account of the ups and downs in between? Who knows! Anyway, a nice run, with lots of pleasant people around. I see it as a 10 mile consolidation; maybe I will be ready to up it to 18k again next long run day, but I am not rushing up to a HM; that way lies IC I think. Coffee and brownie consumedπŸ˜‹, now for late lunch to make up all of those lost calories, and all is well with the world (unless you make the mistake of switching on the news!). Happy running folks 😊

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davelinks
davelinksGraduate10

Yep, noticed it nippy out of the Sun.. πŸ˜‰

Jell6
Jell6Graduate10

Gosh, I must have toughened up, I was still in a tee shirt at 06.00 this morning 😊

Sounds like you had a great run though β˜•πŸͺ

Beachcomber66
Beachcomber66Graduate10 in reply to Jell6

We get chilly winds from the west, and downright freezing ones from the east up here! I think that I wasn't running fast enough to warm up!!🐌😊

Dexy5
Dexy5Graduate10

A northerly breeze down here but still in one layer. Well done to another 10 mile beachcomber- it can’t have been a mistake first time round. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚. It sounds like you’ll get to HM with no problem - now don’t beat cheeky and Stanley to it though. πŸƒβ€β™‚οΈπŸƒβ€β™€οΈ

Beachcomber66
Beachcomber66Graduate10 in reply to Dexy5

That would be just plain rude!πŸ˜‚

cheekychipmunks
cheekychipmunksGraduate10

Woo, well done you too BC! I wasn’t in the two tops club today though - still shorts and a sleeveless vest for toasty little me! It needs to be πŸ₯Ά for me to run with extra clothes. πŸ₯ΆπŸ₯Ά

No HM yet? Bet you will eventually! Party gear is all lined up. πŸŽ‰ πŸ™Œ πŸ₯³ 🎈 πŸ₯‚ πŸ…πŸƒ

Beachcomber66
Beachcomber66Graduate10 in reply to cheekychipmunks

Waiting for you CC....😊

cheekychipmunks
cheekychipmunksGraduate10 in reply to Beachcomber66

There’ll be plenty left over, never fear! πŸ˜…

AlMorr
AlMorrGraduate10

Good that the weather is now cooler for us runners, glad you enjoyed your 10 miles run today Beachcomber66, 18k next then HM, good luck for thatπŸ˜ŠπŸƒπŸ‘

Beachcomber66
Beachcomber66Graduate10

Thanks Al. Always nice to hear from someone further North than me!😊

Oldfloss
OldflossAdministrator

True..bit of a chill!

Sandie1961
Sandie1961Graduate10

I waited until about 10am after I’d walked the dog to do my 10k (not miles!) today and was still in cropped leggings and short sleeves. Just chilled enough πŸ˜ƒ

Beachcomber66
Beachcomber66Graduate10 in reply to Sandie1961

Must be a north east thing! ❄️❄️

JonathanP
JonathanPGraduate10

Only one shirt for me and I was hot by the end of my 10k!β˜€οΈ

misswobble
misswobbleGraduate10

I’ve wore my merino on Saturday πŸ₯Ά. Today was vest weather though 😎🌝 πŸ˜ƒ

Beachcomber66
Beachcomber66Graduate10 in reply to misswobble

Almost snorkel goggles and find yesterday!!😊

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