W8R2 - gremlins took hold

Set out this morning to fit this run in so I can finish w8 whilst away, only 5 mins into the run & the gremlins took hold, kept having to stop/start, just over the half way mark had to give in & go back to the hotel! One advantage the sunbeds were empty so I managed to grab the best ones!!! ☁️☁️ Every cloud & all that! 😂

Back out tomorrow to try again!

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W8R2 seems so far off for me congratulations on getting this far and ooooo a little bit of sunshine on a rainy day sound fab x 😂

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Tks, I'm pretty sure you'll get there too, just don't let the gremlins catch up on you 😂😂

I would've welcomed a it of rain this morning to cool it down a tad!

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With a long run - and bear-with-me on this - the first few minutes can be the hardest for both body and mind. For your body, it is suddenly thrust into a high level of activity. You will be puffing trying to take in oxygen and your body will take some time to settle down into a rhythm.

The gremlins are a lazy sort and can normally be out run after 10 minutes or so. So stay strong in the first few minutes and it will all come good.

But hey, it happens. No big deal. Run again when your ready - You've got this!!

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Thanks Whatsapp i think if I had been at home I would have run through them & felt amazing at the end!!

On talking to another runner by the pool who saw me when I got back he said the same he could only manage half of his for some reason (& he was wearing a triathlon tshirt - so hardcore)

I'm going to go again tomorrow & kick these gremlins to the kerb 😀😀

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C2SB, the couch to sunbed programme has its attractions and you are on holiday after all! Bloody gremlins though, what i still don't understand is that you can set out, feel happy, relaxed and ready to run and then all of a sudden they appear. It's not that you're thinking about them or anything else they just appear.. Really irritating.

But well done you for giving it another go. You are a committed shining star of running.

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Enjoy your day in the sun and chill and then go out again and take those gremlins by the scruff of the neck and show them the door, you've done it once so you CAN/WILL do it again, then go back to your sun bed continue enjoying your holiday

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Tks, that's what kept going through my mind I've already done run 1 so I can do this but didn't stop them pests popping up!!

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You will smash it and then take a well earned chill on a sunbed soaking up some rays

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