Another 10k? why not!? eek! And new shoes on horizon! :)

Another 10k? why not!? eek! And new shoes on horizon! :)

Am posting this as a pledge or i may chicken out! going to do my 1st IOW event tomorrow , Brading 10k:

"The course is an undulating single lap taking in Ashey Road, Green Lane and on to Brading then back to Ryde via Whitefield Woods and Beaper Shute."

Its on roads still open to cars, mostly countryside ish small roads but Beaper Shute is a long fast road, renowned over here for people going TOO fast and various crashes over the years! that might be a bit hairy! I always intended to do it and swapped a day at work, but have nearly chickened out as Boz was going to go to it too(though much faster!) but hes working near Malaysia for a while! but have been assured a few of running club will be there and its my 1st 10k on the IOW so what the hell, i will give it a shot (bit hillier than previous ones! !)

Also ordered new shoes like these: the only ones in stock were pink/white, so these have been ordered and will arrived around Weds next week!Turquoise is my favourite and the have a little shiny silver iridescent bit on the side! PRETTYY! :) my others are starting to look and feel a bit knackered(around 400 miles so far) wearing thin-ish in a couple of places.....

** wish me luck and hope i will return with bling and report tomorrow :) !!!!!!!!!!!!

oops just remembered a did an IOW race in May, but not a 10k, so technically this is my 1st 10k here(4th in total!) think this one will be the most challenging though!

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  • I say; très chic. You'll run like the wind! :D

  • have to save them for the next one :( will be in my old ones til they arrive, but you're right, tres chic!! :)

  • Ooo do like the look of the new shoes- very very nice indeed. :)

    Good luck with the 10k tomorrow. Wear something garish and neon so you stand out from the vegetation at the side of the road and are completely obvious to any speeding motorists. Have fun :)

  • i have very bright florescent vest, will dig that out! thanks AM need you lot to get me round on this one i think! :) off to sister's BBQ now, will eat for energy! :) and George will have fun eying up her 3 cats! :) :X

  • Thinking of you this morning Ali -have a great race :)

  • Are they... Brooks? Ghost ??

    Good luck for your 10K!!!

  • brooks (not sure of the model, Simon at the running shop got me some like my others cos they've been good ) :) pretty much the same as my old pair (Brooks addiction Vapor) just a bit brighter this time! just couldn't force myself to have the pink and white ones, very not me and would get dirty too!! )

    thankyou for the good luck wishes!

  • Fab shoes. Love, love the colour. They'd go with a lot of my gear! All the very best of luck for tomorrow aliboo. You'll be great. I have a race tomorrow too so will think of all us C25K'ers doing our bit (there's a few of us racing tomorrow).

    I look forward to your run report and bling piccie!

  • oh good luck too IP you'll be fab! its supposed to not be too sunny which will be good for us! i'm just quickly washing my running gear as forgot it earier as went to BBQ, am full of go faster pecan roulade too!!?? :X

  • Have a great run tomorrow, sure roads will be fine it is great to do a local run. Tomorrow is my second week 9 anniversary when I did my first 5k called run4health so feel I should take part each year.

  • happy 2nd week 9 runniversary c4ats! good luck for yours! it totally slipped my mind that i did do an event here in May, just not a 10k! Hope it will be ok?! will report back! :)

  • Best of luck for tomorrow! and nice shoes... my favourite colour :)

  • thanks pigivi :) yes i LOVE turquoise, will be nice to try them out soon :)

  • Good lucky dear twinny bring the bling home. Are those shoes asics? Love asics stuff. Can we have some pics too? Most of all take care

  • hey twinny Jase! not sure what the blings like-exciting! only a smallish race but i feel like if i don't go i will kick myself so will give it my best shot! will see if i can get a piccy after if i'm still standing! :) ps shoes are Brooks of some kind! will get a piccy when they are delivered! my other ones done 640k now! :)

  • That's some distance well done x

  • :) just under 400 miles, looked it up! so shoes have not done badly! :)

  • Hope my asi said last that long too 😊

  • Ali where's the shoes gone? I see no shoes. Where'd they go?

  • that was weird, they must have disappeared when i did my edit! back now :)

  • Good Luck Ali !

    Go out there and smash it !! :-) xxx

  • thanks Poppy! have done a post earlier! off walkies now then collapse! :)

  • Good luck then.. Go Ali!!

  • thanks for your good luck message! made it round ok! :)

  • Oooo lovely. Are these the Vapour ones? I got the Glycerines. I love turquoise!

    Go Ali!!!!!!! Let us know how you get on

  • not sure of model, just said to Simon "some more like these!" please! should get to check/try them out soon :)

    ps do you love turquoise more than purple??!!

  • Guess I'm too late for the good wishes for the 10K, but I love the new shoes!

    Hope you had a great time.

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