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Holiday Lessons

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Have learned a lot about my exercising self while here in St Ives. The first thing is really a reminder that my relaxed real self is still there under the my stressed working self (and that coastal running makes me happy). The second is that the steep slopes and steps of St Ives play havoc with the shins. The third is that running on the sand is kinder to the shins but works out the hamstrings. The last is that I'm so much fitter than when I was here this time last year- with yesterday's 14.5k walk up onto the moors and back along the coast path completed with barely noticeable effort. Even managed a short run this morning to stretch out my legs.

Loving my post C25K life.

Happy running 😊

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That looks like a great place to run. Glad your getting the full benefit of a holiday. I love a good holiday walk and run now a days, more than the booozy night I used to enjoy that left me feeling like I lost a day πŸ˜€.


Fabulous.... well done. My heart leapt when I saw that pic, my mum and I always go to the Tate when I go down there ( she lives in Hayle) and I miss her so much. The beach over the top of that mound is perfect for swimming :)

DebJogsOnGraduate in reply to ju-ju-

New extension to the Tate is very exciting. Really good exhibitions at the moment.

Not quite warm enough for swimming at the moment me thinks - though did end up with an unintentional paddle when running this morning!

ju-ju-Administrator in reply to DebJogsOn

We saw the Virginia Woolf exhibition which we thought was fabulous.

DebJogsOnGraduate in reply to ju-ju-

It is 😊


That looks lovely. Derbyshire is so far from the sea! πŸ˜”

DebJogsOnGraduate in reply to Richard7

It certainly beats the Oxford bypass! Am going to have to work hard to find more beautiful runs back home.


That beach looks beautiful!! I’m lucky to live near lovely beaches in Scotland to run on but it’s quite often very windy!!! πŸ˜€

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