Consolidation run 2 β˜”οΈπŸƒβ€β™‚οΈ: Raining 🐈 and... - Couch to 5K

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Consolidation run 2 β˜”οΈπŸƒβ€β™‚οΈ

MartinKH
MartinKHGraduate
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Raining 🐈 and πŸ• here today, but consolidation run 2 has to go ahead no matter what the weather.

Within a minute of leaving home I ran through some big pools of water πŸ’¦, I might as well have dunked my feet in buckets of water. Never mind, just crack on with the run.

Had to cross a road 5 or 6 times to avoid flooding on the paths. I wasn’t worried about getting wetter (impossible probably) , but more the risk of slipping in the mud in the deepish pools of water.

With all crossing of roads and running on the spot waiting for cars to go by, I knew today wasn’t going to be a fast pace day. That’s fine, I just wanted to run for about 33 mins again and get a few more km’s under my belt.

A few dog πŸ• walkers gave me a few looks along my route today. They probably thought he’s mad running today 🀣. I’m fine with that too.

At the end of the run, absolutely everything I was wearing was completely soaking wet ... but in the nice warm shower back home I felt 10 feet tall and great for having done the run.

Next run, my first ever park run on Saturday. Happy running all πŸƒβ€β™‚οΈπŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸ‘πŸ’ͺ

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Wow, that's brilliant, and a great time for the distance, particularly considering the weather and obstacles.

Enjoy your first park run too, let us know your thoughts once it's done. I'd like to do one eventually but as a lone runner, must admit they do seem a little intimidating (which I know totally isn't the intention!)

Well done on another brilliant consolidation run :-)

MartinKH
MartinKHGraduate in reply to Forest_Run_Beginner

Thanks very much, and I’ll definitely let you know how I get on with the park run.

Yes it’ll be my first time now running alone, so that’ll be different.

Happy running πŸƒβ€β™‚οΈ πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸ‘

Joanney69
Joanney69Graduate

Well done for getting it done, Martin, despite the rain β˜” - I'm sure we're going to get some sort of reward for all this 'character building' running through winter weather! πŸ˜‚

I see now why today is your run day - good luck with your first park run πŸƒ 😊

I have signed up, it's on my list of things I want to do, but I'm not ready yet, but you'll smash it for sure ☺️ πŸƒ πŸ‘

MartinKH
MartinKHGraduate in reply to Joanney69

Thank you Joanney, yes it’s definitely character building having a run in this weather ... we won’t know ourselves in the Summer β˜€οΈ.

I’m sure you’ll be great on a park run too πŸ’ͺ

Or are you delaying slightly due to extended birthday celebrations ? 🀣

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Joanney69
Joanney69Graduate in reply to MartinKH

Ah summer - the rain β˜” will be so much warmer 😁

No, I'm having a little celebration on Saturday night, we're having a leaving do for two colleagues, at the Chinese, so there will be alcohol!! 🍻 πŸ₯‚ πŸ₯ƒ πŸ₯ƒ

I want to get closer to 5k before I commit myself to park run, plus my nearest ones are all grassy, so will be knee deep in mud & I don't have the right shoes yet πŸ˜‚

Sar9
Sar9Graduate

Awesome! I also plan on doing my first park run on Saturday! Hope yours goes well πŸ™‚

MartinKH
MartinKHGraduate in reply to Sar9

Thank you Sar9.

Hope you have a great first park run too on Saturday 😊

pete1212
pete1212Graduate

Well done MartinKH on your run πŸƒβ€β™‚οΈ

MartinKH
MartinKHGraduate

Thanks very much Pete1212, hope all is good with you.

Roxdog
RoxdogGraduate

Well done that's brilliant!

MartinKH
MartinKHGraduate in reply to Roxdog

Thank you very much Roxdog. You are doing great yourself πŸ‘πŸ’ͺ

Roxdog
RoxdogGraduate in reply to MartinKH

Yes, we're all brilliant, heroic, determined people!

Parky88
Parky88Graduate

Good job :D

MartinKH
MartinKHGraduate

Thank you very much Parky88

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