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Morning runners! I hope this fine Tuesday afternoon finds you all well πŸ‘πŸ»

I decided on a few days break from running and managed 3, it was a little too easy to sink back into doing nothing! Strangely the urge to run...which I normally wake up with everyday didn't return and I think if I'd sat doing nothing for another week I'd have probably returned to the bad old days fitness wise!

This morning I decided to put my kit on and get out for a 5k... It felt rough! Like I'd dropped back to middle of c25k rough! Couldn't breathe correctly, legs were heavy and tired and I was basically shot after 4km though I did complete the 5km as I'm a stubborn northerner 🀣 the time was actually pretty quick, like under 29 mins quick and would have been really fast if I could have kept up any sort of pace in the last KM.

Was it hard? Yes very! Did I enjoy it? No, apart from the lovely sky and birds singing (ran naked), it was a chore! Am I glad I did it? Absolutely! I'm hoping that this bad phase dosnt last long and things start feeling easier again soon 🀞🏻🀞🏻

Hope everybody is having a bit of a better time of it! 😁

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Bambi2020 profile image

-You did well to push through to the end when it felt so tough- I’ve had a lot of those lately- I can never understand why those supposed short runs are real killers sometimes when you know you can run double that easily-normal service will resume on the next run I would think

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Jericho2332Graduate10 in reply to Bambi2020

Cheers Bambi, hope so 🀞🏻

Peter44 profile image

Well done on pushing on to 5k, i know what you mean, we dont ' stop' been built into us now! 🀣 i've been resting 2 weeks now, and although looking forward to a run, doesnt feel as bad, urge wise now πŸ€·β€β™‚οΈ going out tomorrow, come what may, as back at work, on mon!

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Jericho2332Graduate10 in reply to Peter44

Cheers Peter, hope the run goes well pal πŸ‘πŸ»

Well done - 1 on resting and 2 on pushing through a tough run. You'll be back to eating up the miles in no time πŸ’ͺ🦌

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Jericho2332Graduate10 in reply to StoneDragon

Cheers SD! It's been a while! You still running?

Well on on getting back out; on being stubborn; and on getting through the tough bits. You’ll soon be back into your groove - just need to oil those cogs! The sky is so amazing - almost a sci-fi apocalypse.

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Jericho2332Graduate10 in reply to GailXrunning

Thanks Gail, hope your right 🀞🏻 yeah that sky was awesome this morning πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»

That sky RR is on πŸ”₯ Beauty of a pic there. Ah so the stubbornness is a northern thing that explains why I’m so stubborn 🀣.You will be back to β€œmeep meep β€œ in no time! I’m confident you will πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ˜€

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Jericho2332Graduate10 in reply to Indielass00

Thank you! Yeah was pleased with that pic especially as it was just a point and shoot on the move πŸ‘πŸ» I'm sure your right, the mojo will be back soon 😁

WillowandSola profile image

You got out, you did it and you pushed through! and saw that sky as well, bit of magic in there let’s hope the next run is less hard

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Jericho2332Graduate10 in reply to WillowandSola

Thank you πŸ‘πŸ» yep hope so 🀞🏻

Runforurlife profile image

Good for you sticking to a proper few days of rest, I’m sure your body will thank you for that. Ah you being a stubborn northerner stands you in good stead for these moments all right 🀣🀣 Short slog runs come out of nowhere sometimes and they are buggers but well done for sticking with it and getting a very respectable time too!! Also, that’s a beautiful sky and worth being out for so double win πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»

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Jericho2332Graduate10 in reply to Runforurlife

Thanks R4ul, fingers crossed back to easy running soon 🀣

PandaCory profile image

Well done on finishing a tough one! All of mine seem to have been like that recently - I think someone has slipped lead insoles into my shoes.

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Jericho2332Graduate10 in reply to PandaCory

Lol yep it does feel a bit like that! 🀣

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