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A surprise 10k! Unplanned and unexpected bonus :)

A surprise 10k! Unplanned and unexpected bonus :)

My last 10k was in early December and I really wanted to prove to myself that I could still do it. But not today for lots of reasons......a bad night waking in the wee hours and reading for an hour or more, busy day at work including a big lunch (baked potato, cheese and salad) then coffee and cake at home after work! But it was a beautiful day, dry and sunny and I really felt like getting some fresh air. So at 5pm I put my gear on and off I went! Well it was a lovely evening and I was really enjoying my run. Hubby met me down at the slipway so that doggie could run back home with me. Things were going well so I decided to add extra distance by running into the village and then back past the house continuing along the road. A little twinge behind the knee but otherwise felt relaxed and good. Another detour to add another kilometre and finally back home with run keeper displaying a big fat 10k! Hooray :)

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Fab-u-lous!

It's lovely when it falls in place and goes well!

Great photo too :)

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Thanks, yes great when you get that feeling that you can run and run!

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Well done sounds like you had fun, what a lovely picture too x

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I am very lucky to be able to run near the sea especially on such a wonderful evening.

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A spontaneous 10k! Really brilliant and such a nice place to run. You are lucky - but I'll bet there are other times when the weather is not quite so good!

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Yes, indeed!!

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Brilliant! Love the days where it all just falls into place and you can keep going beyond expectations and plans. Well done.

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It was a nice surprise, but feeling a bit tired at work today (wouldn't normally do a long run on a work day).

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Brilliant run and brilliant photo too! You are right to be happy with yourself 😀

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Yes, feeling pleased with myself!

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Fantastic picture, and sounds like the run absolutely matched it! What a great evening 😊 Well done!

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I just couldn't resist running on and on because it was such a beautiful evening :) hubby was a bit worried wondering why I was over an hour so came out to look for me!

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Brilliant! Well done - funny how those runs often happen when we least expect them!🙂

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Thank you! Just shows that detailed planning is not always the best thing - nice to just 'go with the flow' sometimes!

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Fab! Well done you. I love those sort of runs :)

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Thank you Sarah!

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