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What a lovely day for a run


Hi all, not been posting on here for a little while - I'll make it a new year's resolution to post a little more frequently.

Acquired a treadmill earlier this week - mainly so I can keep my hand (or foot) in when the weather gets bad before the welcome sight of spring. However this morning just begged for an outdoor run and I was only too pleased to oblige.

Since my return from IC I've been taking things a little easy and despite graduating have gone back to Week 5 to try and build up some strength in my dodgy knee.

Took things slow and really enjoyed being out in the fresh air. The sun had a little poke in it and the sky was cloudless and a beautiful blue. Completed my run with little pain although I must admit to being a tad out of breath but I thoroughly enjoyed it and felt that huge sense of achievement/euphoria when I returned home.

I'm taking 2 rest days just to be sure I'm giving myself enough time to rest soooo next run scheduled for Sunday - wait that's Xmas Day!! I'm sure that that little inconvenience won't affect my plans - famous last words :-)

I would just like to thank everyone for helping me along these last few months with words of encouragement and sympathy and wish you all a wonderful xmas, a lovely new year and great running in 2017.

Much love xx

14 Replies

Hope your knee holds up but if you are careful I am sure it will do. What is it like running on the treadmill?

in reply to boptillyoudrop49

Thanks boptillyoudrop49. I've only run once on the treadmill since it arrived on Monday. It's a means to an end really - it serves its purpose but nothing compares to being outside.



Glad you're getting back to it - and what a glorious day to venture out again! Happy running - and happy Christmas! :)

in reply to RainbowC

it surely was RainbowC - thanks x


Great that you are running again! Seasons greetings to you and yours!

in reply to Millsie-J

Thanks Jacs-W and to you too :-) x

Good to hear that you're back running, and it was a lovely day for an outdoor run. Good luck with your planned run on Christmas Day.

in reply to Razouski

Thanks Razouski :-) x


What a wonderful post. I hope that your knee improves 100% and that you will soon be niggle free :) Have a great Christmas Day Run ;) and a brilliant 2017! xx

in reply to Flossie22

Thank you Flossie22 x


Its been lovely today hasn't it, perfect for running :) Great to hear you're back on the plan, onwards and upwards!

in reply to loisamelia

Thanks loisamelia x


Great post. glad you are back to running but also taking it steady.

I regularly run on Sunday and at moment plan to run sometime on Xmas Day. Will probably do as early as possible !

Have a good Christmas.

in reply to joepublic

Thanks for that joepublic - enjoy your xmas day run :-) x

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