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Week 8 run 1 (AKA: no, it's a stick stupid).

Week 8 run 1 (AKA: no, it's a stick stupid).

I went out for my week 8 run 1 today. It's still hot outside, but nowhere near as bad as it was yesterday. I had a nice warm up (an older guy said he guessed I was going to work out - nope, I'm just wearing running gear for shits and giggles- ha!). I successfully ran for 28 minutes 😃. During that time, I ran 3k. I. In total, I ran and walked 4.26k. I'll take that for now. I was just coming around the bend when I saw a hawk on the ground. All excited I snapped a picture only to realize - it was a stick. 😆

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I was running week 8, day 1 and have a little track through a wooded area I like to use (pretending I am a trail runner), had to avoid the tree roots and stood on a twig that curled round my ankle and had to shake it off, nearly fell over LOL. Twigs everywhere today!! Julie

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Glad you didn't fall!

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As long as it was just a stick and not a wolverine with rabies. :-) Nice going. Looks like you're very much on the home strait now. Two more of these, and then the lap of honour, and you're ready for your next impossible challenge.

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I know! I figured out that I should graduate (if all goes well) on Thursday next week. Crazy!

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Or a gang of zombies - eew, I think I could out run them out of pure fear!! Julie

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Tragically, if you get chased by zombies they have a little known mind vibration beam they gape out at you from their decaying mouths. The effect of this is to make your legs lame, the way they become lame in certain nightmares, where the goblins arrive to chase you, and you want to run, run, run ... but you just ... can't ... and you become fixed on the spot.

(So be very careful to avoid zombies).

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You have an over active imagination!!

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I suppose so. Now I'm scared to go to sleep tonight. :-)

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Doing really well - but it's obviously affecting your eyesight!

Only a few runs to go!

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True!

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RFB, your runnings coming along fine, well done! but you may need to pay a visit to specsavers, (don't know if you have them in the US) and to rotate the PIC the correct way up! lol, but that twig does seem to resemble a bird, from a distance😁....

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Nope, I have glasses and run with them already. I'm just still nearsighted. As for the rotating picture - it's right side up on my phone. The website likes to flip all of my photos. 😆

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Ha ha! I am a bit myopically challenged too! I was running towards a large branch so decided to kick it out the way. On getting closer to it I thought that to do so would probably result in a broken foot, so opted to vault over it. Glad I did. It was a ruddy great snake!!!!! I jumped higher than I ever thought possible.

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Oh yikes!!!! You win. I wouldn't have had trouble with the rest of THAT run.

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Keep your mind focused,Youll get there.

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Yes I will. Thanks!

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