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W8R1. Another rainy run complete

Mand102
Mand102Graduate
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Went out at 16:30 and actually ran for 28 minutes. Dead chuffed, but I think I'll be giving myself an extra rest day before my next run. My legs didn't feel like they were mine when I stopped, just walking felt odd at first, and now my broken big toe (old injury) is aching.

Still happy though! 😊

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You smashed it, Mand102, broken toe and all :o)

Mand102
Mand102Graduate in reply to lagatachocolate

Haha, yeah thanks!!

Oldfloss
OldflossAdministrator

Slow and steady as you go and well done... my toe that I have broken oodles of times always aches when it rains:)

Mand102
Mand102Graduate in reply to Oldfloss

Broken toes really don't like the damp do they. I won't ask how you've managed to break your toe so many times!! 😲

I think I've got legs like you! Congratulations on the run considering you've had a broken toe as well πŸ˜€

Mand102
Mand102Graduate in reply to Duracellqueen

Jelly legs are us haha. It's an old injury from an unfortunate incident with a glass chopping board. Likes to remind me every now and again that it happened

mergirl101
mergirl101Graduate

Well done, congratulations on moving on. 28 minutes seem amazing!! Love reading yours, Tasha99 and lagatachocolate updates before I go out. So motivating for me being on the journey πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸƒβ€β™€οΈ

Ajay99
Ajay99Graduate in reply to mergirl101

Hello Mergirl101 how is it going? Have had a week off, needed to rest (and too much eating and drinking..,) but have now done W7r1 so am back in the game!

mergirl101
mergirl101Graduate in reply to Ajay99

Hi Ajay99! good to hear you are back on track! I'm going well, feeling much better this week than last. Sometimes we just need to back off a bit!

Mand102
Mand102Graduate in reply to mergirl101

I'm still in shock I've actually ran that long! Have you done yours yet?

mergirl101
mergirl101Graduate in reply to Mand102

Yes ☺️πŸ’ͺπŸƒβ€β™€οΈ

lagatachocolate
lagatachocolateGraduate in reply to mergirl101

It’s the same for me; a real motivation hearing that you guys have completed your latest run πŸ™‚

Nictwit
NictwitGraduate

Well done! I'd definitely recommend extra rest days, you don't want to run the risk of an injury at this stage.

Mand102
Mand102Graduate in reply to Nictwit

Yes I'm going to be careful. Legs feel fine today but I'm still going to give myself an extra days rest. An injury is the last thing I want!

MrsE74
MrsE74Graduate

Jelly legs! Mine do that every run still. But they recover so much quicker now. I also found an extra rest day was the way forward when it came to the longer runs. But you did it! Well done! πŸ‘πŸΌ

Mand102
Mand102Graduate in reply to MrsE74

Proper jelly legs! Thay first couple of minutes cool off walk was difficult! Here's hoping the extra day helps

Ajay99
Ajay99Graduate

Well done! I'm a week behind you now, just too much eating and drinking last week to run! Did my W7R1 today and it was slow, wet but fine! Good to be back at it after a week of indulgence!

Mand102
Mand102Graduate in reply to Ajay99

Ooh, sounds like you've had a fantastic week. Does you good to let your hair down 😊 Glad your run went well

Ajay99
Ajay99Graduate in reply to Mand102

Thank you!

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