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And this is why I love running!

grumpyoldgirl
grumpyoldgirl

Still on my own schedule, after some procrastinating I got myself out of the door today, just for a repeat of my 4x 6 minute run program as I build up. Today, for the first time since lockdown - in fact for longer than that because the path was too uneven for my injured foot - I ran part of my route along the canal path.

Total joy to be running there even for just ten minutes. It was deserted apart from a couple of moored boats, one other runner and two ducks. Bliss!

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AlMorr
AlMorrGraduate10

Lovely photo of where you ran today, nice and tranquil 🏃🏾

grumpyoldgirl
grumpyoldgirl in reply to AlMorr

It was just what I needed Al 😊

Beachcomber66
Beachcomber66Graduate10

Welll done Grumps. Every time I get frustrated with my knee I should read one of your posts.....you just keep going 👏👏👏👏

I keep going for precisely 6 minutes at the moment BC! It's an ongoing battle but today was a good day. I had to fight the urge to keep on running, but I know that would be asking for trouble. Patience by the bucket load is what we need.

Beachcomber66
Beachcomber66Graduate10 in reply to grumpyoldgirl

And I know how hard that is !! You are amazing ! 👏👏👏

Aw get away! You're not so bad yourself 😊

SeeJillRun
SeeJillRun60minGraduate

Sounds blissful! ☺️

Apart from the walking breaks it felt almost normal, Jill. How's it going with you?

SeeJillRun
SeeJillRun60minGraduate in reply to grumpyoldgirl

I’m ready to get back out but there are far too many people on the trails for my liking so I’m exercising at home for the time being. Looking forward to getting back out there once things are back to something like normal 🏃‍♀️

It's tricky isn't it! The canal path was really busy at the start of lockdown, so I stayed well away. Sounds like you're being resourceful 😊

Buddy34
Buddy34Graduate10

Looks absolutely beautiful and a great place to run 😊🏃‍♀️

It is beautiful, and I've really missed it. So nice to get back down there.

damienair
damienairModerator

That looks like a great trail run. Well done and so glad you enjoyed your run.

Damien

Thank you 😊 I loved it!

Mum22boys
Mum22boysGraduate10

Looks lovely and love your positivity 😊

Thank you! (I don't always feel like that, but today, I did! 😊)

Grannyhugs
GrannyhugsGraduate10

Sounds idyllic, I'm so glad you had such a lovely run today. I hope there are many more to come. Happy running 🤗

Thank you so much GH 😊

lexi6
lexi6Graduate10

That looks a lovely place to be running GOG, so peaceful, thanks for sharing it with us. 🙂

grumpyoldgirl
grumpyoldgirl in reply to lexi6

Glad you like it Lexi x

Sybilw
SybilwGraduate10

Great photo. Keep safe but glad to see you building up again. It’s just getting out on days like this that make it all worthwhile!

grumpyoldgirl
grumpyoldgirl in reply to Sybilw

Thank you Sybil. I have to say, I take no chances, and practically throw myself into the hedge to keep my distance 😁

Bluebirdrunner
BluebirdrunnerGraduate10

Lovely to hear you are finding the joy GoG, and building slowly is the key.🏃‍♀️🗝

(I believe my foot problem was caused by a ten minute treadmill run before I had the strength through my newly mended achillies tendon.)

Happy running🌷xxx

Really doesn't take much to do the damage, but a lot longer to put it right as we are both very aware! fingers crossed we are both on the right track now x

That looks a gorgeous place for a run GOG!

It is lovely ogr. I won't make a habit of it and I'll stick to the quiet stretches but so nice.

Sounds great! 😊🏃🏻‍♀️

It was! 😊 I'm always happy after a run, but I could feel my spirits lifting all the way on this one.

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