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Bye bye 2017

Bye bye 2017

Well today was my last run for 2017 a steady 6.5 miles following my ASICS training plan a slow run at 15mins per mile and never thought I'd say it but running slow is hard work.

Think it's safe to say that I've well and truly got this running bug and am looking forward to starting off the new year with a nice little 5k , again can't believe I'm saying that "nice little 5k" when only a few months back running for a minute left me blowing out of my arse and gasping for breath.

Oh and now I happily wear lycra and think nothing of wandering around town in leggings and ultra bright tops, my goodness what's happening to me.

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Haha, I love your turn of phrase 😂

Great run lovely, and that neon orange really suits you 😉

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matches my eyes

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Well, I didn’t want to say...

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lol Yes, I used to laugh at those runners wearing flashy colours and showing off their gear!! And now I'm out in the streets in bright blue water resistant windbreaker and pink trainers... This is the result of C25K conditioning: very scary ;-)

Well done for running slow and wish you a lot more "nice little 5K" in 2018!

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Forward we go Anthie

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Well done, yes, 'running' at 15-minute pace is more tiring and harder than walking at even a 14 minute per mile pace, it's all part of the training, I wish everyone a happy New Year for 2018, as they say in the song. 'Keep on running'

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You are well and truly hooked, lined and sinker-ed! :)

Great isn't it :) xxxxx Looking good my friend... watch out 2018!!!

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You know it flossy and thank you, 2018 I'm coming for you

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:) I thought you were coming for me at first!!! :)

My last run of 2017 tomorrow ... :)

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lol enjoy it

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I shall.. snow and ice gone... and I have plans for 2018's running adventures too :)

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keep me in the mix!

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Getting stronger week on week

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maybe cycle track around Carsington after june!

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Awesome stuff! 10km! That's fab :) I tried an 8km today but I think I have sciatica and had to stop at 6km. Fingers crossed I can get to 10km too in 2018. I am sure you have more plans up your sleeve for 2018 too!

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half marathon June Fishy, think I've lost my marbles

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Wow!! Good on you. Keep us posted, I have 100% faith in you that you will sail over that finish line.

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Don't know about sail but it'll take a lot to stop me, the old Walker shear bloody mindedness will get me there

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should also have added thank you for confidence

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6.5 miles! Blimey!

Great job you!

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felt like more lol

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Love the phrase ‘nice little 5k’. Happy New Year to you 😀

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who'd ever have thunk we'd use such a phrase lol

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This time last year I’d have laughed at anybody who said I’d be saying things like that!!

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Happy New Year!

Look forward to hearing about your running adventures and lucrative in 2018 😂

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Fantastic. Very impressed. Happy New Year to you and yours x

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Thank you Flick and a very happy new year to you xx

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