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Aussie210K - Run 1

Aussie210K - Run 1

Morning campers... just checking in on this lovely morning to let you know I'm just back from Run 1 of the soon to be world famous Aussie210K plan. First cab off the rank is an easy 30 minute run (you know, just like Week 9). Pleased to report that despite not enough sleep last night (I think we all need more of that stuff) and a bit of sore thigh (the 8K on Sunday was a bit tough) I managed the 30 minutes without much bother.

I did have to walk at one point for 30 seconds as my iPhone decided that it would switch to the kids playlist and start playing One Direction songs... I had to stop, throw my iPhone away, stomp on it and carry on... :)

All up a pace this morning of 6:30min/km (that's a 32:30 5K for those of you interested) and about spot on for me as an easy run with sore legs.

Two great things about today:

1) I reminded myself that I can run 30 minutes non-stop and actually had loads of energy left over at the end...

2) It's my birthday so now I can eat cake and open presents

Have a great day folks... next status report Friday 13th for my spooky 40 minute run...

Happy Running!

UPDATE: My birthday present arrived... OOOOO YEAH...

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A very happy burfday to you Aussie! Sounds like The Plan is coming together nicely too. Looking forward to the next instalment x

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Aussie! Happy Birthday to you!

Super way to start your b'day day, let the plan begin! ... hoping you'll be unwrapping a shiny new Garmin (object of your desire) as you munch your way through your birthday breakfast!

Have a lovely day and a fabulous healthy happy year ahead full of Cool Runnings :-)

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Errrrr... amendment .... completely missed the photo of the Garmin!!! So, yeah, nice work Aussie's family!!!

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Happy Runny Birthday to youuuuu. So glad you got your pressie! No danger of One D songs on that! Xxx

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Happy Birthday Aussie, glad to see you got your much hinted for Garmin....well done kids! Have a great day and enjoy your slice/s of cake!

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Ooh cake! Happy birthday Aussie!

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Happy Birthday , so now you need a new phone :) One Direction arghhhhhhhh

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Happy Birthday and tks for your reports! Nice Garmin :)

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Oooh! Look at that lovely shiny new toy! :-) Good choice, kids! And very happy birthday to you Aussie!

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Happy birthday! :-) Are you getting on well with your new Garmin?

Your run sounds good; nowt wrong with the odd One Direction track either! I'm interested to hear how the Aussie210K plan progresses!

Oh yes, Friday the 13th! Running! Running on Friday the 13th! It'll be great! Good luck for it!

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