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Beckley 10k - tough but pretty

MutleyShuffle
MutleyShuffleHalf Marathon
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Gor blimey guvnor that was a tough one! The hills!!! They were neverending! Very pretty route through leafy country lanes though. Found my second 10k race quite hard work but happy with my time - 1 hour 4 mins. Two minutes faster than the last one! Yippee!

Met Runsome briefly at the start, which was awesome 😁

Looking forward to my next 10k race at Bexhill next weekend, a nice flat one 😌

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roseabi
roseabiAdministrator

Fabulous - well done!!!!!

And look at that smile and those flying feet - awesome!! πŸ’₯

MutleyShuffle
MutleyShuffleHalf Marathon in reply to roseabi

Aw thanks roseabi! Yes I love the way both feet are off the ground! Is that really me?! 😁 x

roseabi
roseabiAdministrator in reply to MutleyShuffle

Ha ha, I know what you mean - but yes it really is 😊😊😊

Looking good there and very happy. Well done.

MutleyShuffle
MutleyShuffleHalf Marathon in reply to AnnieW55

Thank you Annie 😊

pianoteacher
pianoteacherMarathon

Well done! That's a great time.

Hastings Runners were out in force there today - I really must pluck up the courage to enter some races!

Good luck next weekend - is it the Poppy Run you're doing? x

MutleyShuffle
MutleyShuffleHalf Marathon in reply to pianoteacher

Thank you piano teacher 😊 Yes the Poppy 10k next weekend - fancy joining me?! It's just like Park Run but a bit further!

pianoteacher
pianoteacherMarathon in reply to MutleyShuffle

Aw thank you but I'm not supposed to be running further than 5k at the mo (I do but I take it easy πŸ˜‰).

I'll be at parkrun next week trying to slowly work my pace back towards where it was pre injury.

Good luck x

MutleyShuffle
MutleyShuffleHalf Marathon in reply to pianoteacher

Thank you, hope you are back at full speed soon! 😊

What a gorgeous photo mutley. Well done. Dem hills will kill us πŸ˜…

MutleyShuffle
MutleyShuffleHalf Marathon in reply to paulanoo

Aw thanks paulanoo - what don't kill us makes us stronger apparently! 😁

Runsome
RunsomeMarathon

Hi MutleyShuffle it was very nice meeting you today well done on your PB and great photo of a finish with a smile even after all those continuing massive hillπŸ˜€πŸ‘

MutleyShuffle
MutleyShuffleHalf Marathon in reply to Runsome

Thank you Runsome, yes lovely to meet you. How did you find it?

Runsome
RunsomeMarathon in reply to MutleyShuffle

It was really hard but got there in the endπŸ€ͺπŸ˜€

Sqkr
SqkrHalf Marathon

Your tights are super! 😁 Leafy country lanes sounds lovely, even with hills. And a great time, I wonder how speedy you'll be in the flat course coming up 😲

MutleyShuffle
MutleyShuffleHalf Marathon in reply to Sqkr

Ha ha, my mad mutley tights! Yes hoping I can get speedier on the flat! 😊

linda9389
linda9389Administrator

Well done you! That's a fab time, especially with hills. You don't look in the least bit daunted or tired - positivey flying along in that lovely happy photo :)

MutleyShuffle
MutleyShuffleHalf Marathon in reply to linda9389

Aw thanks Linda - I was actually knackered, that's a smile of relief! 😁

linda9389
linda9389Administrator in reply to MutleyShuffle

You fooled me! It looks like you've just started you're so happy and fresh! Only the flying feet give away the sprint to the finish line πŸ˜€

Brilliant Mutley!! What a fantastic time and hills included, very impressive. Love the photo, you look great :) :)

MutleyShuffle
MutleyShuffleHalf Marathon in reply to Lorijay

Thank you Lorijay, yes I'm chuffed with my time 😁

Sandraj39
Sandraj39Half Marathon

Well done on a great run - and taking time off your PB on a hilly run!πŸ™‚πŸƒπŸ½β€β™€οΈπŸ’ͺ Enjoy your flat race next weekend...could be anothe PB!πŸ™‚

MutleyShuffle
MutleyShuffleHalf Marathon in reply to Sandraj39

Thanks Sandra 😊 Yes I hope I can be speedier on the flat route!

aliboo70
aliboo70Half Marathon

Well done!! Congratulations on the PB time!πŸ‘x

MutleyShuffle
MutleyShuffleHalf Marathon in reply to aliboo70

Thank you aliboo 😊

Decker
DeckerModerator

You look like you are really enjoying yourself there! Congratulations on a great race and your PB!

MutleyShuffle
MutleyShuffleHalf Marathon in reply to Decker

Thank you Decker 😊

Whatsapp
WhatsappHalf Marathon

Well done. Plenty of hill in that part of the world. I did a 10k not far away from this one (Northiam 2 Bodium) and that was pretty much up-hill all the way. So extra bonus points for managing a PB to boot!

Will be doing the Poppy run next Sat, but have elected for the 5k only, as I wanted to work on my speed for a bit before rebuilding my distance.

MutleyShuffle
MutleyShuffleHalf Marathon in reply to Whatsapp

Thanks Whatsapp 😊 I did the Rother Valley one too, that was my first 10k race. So both mega hilly ones! Looking forward to a nice flat Poppy run! Good luck on your 5k πŸƒπŸƒπŸƒ

Whatsapp
WhatsappHalf Marathon in reply to MutleyShuffle

Hell of a first 10k that one. First one I did was flat - although it was really hot.

Yes, this will possibly be my last run of November as I take a short break before starting HM training in December. Good luck to you too. Fingers crossed for good weather!

MutleyShuffle
MutleyShuffleHalf Marathon in reply to Whatsapp

I am starting HM training in December too! Hoping to do the Hastings Half, although maybe that's not the best first HM to try, I have heard it is hellishly hilly! I see there is another up the road at Eastbourne, maybe I should try that one. Got plenty of time to decide!

Whatsapp
WhatsappHalf Marathon in reply to MutleyShuffle

The Eastbourne HM is the one I'm training for. The Hastings HM has a much bigger turnout - due, I think, because of its reputation as being quite challenging.

I did Eastbourne last year and loved it. I don't fancy the Hastings one myself as I am not a great lover of hills.

MutleyShuffle
MutleyShuffleHalf Marathon in reply to Whatsapp

I am trying to learn to like them! Hard to avoid them around here 😬

misswobble
misswobbleMarathon

Wahay! Well done πŸ’ͺπŸ‘πŸ˜ƒπŸ…πŸƒβ€β™€οΈ Looking strong there πŸ’ͺ

MutleyShuffle
MutleyShuffleHalf Marathon in reply to misswobble

Thanks misswobble - love your name! 😁

benwill
benwillMarathon

good job on your PB and remember hills only make you stronger!

MutleyShuffle
MutleyShuffleHalf Marathon in reply to benwill

Thanks benwill, you are right, some people seek them out on purpose!

ju-ju-
ju-ju-Marathon

Brilliant, well done and what a fabulous pic too :)

MutleyShuffle
MutleyShuffleHalf Marathon in reply to ju-ju-

Aw, thanks Ju-Ju 😊

Macmac
MacmacMarathon

Great result - well done! Hills make it fun and your next one will seem easy!! 😁

MutleyShuffle
MutleyShuffleHalf Marathon

Thanks Macmac, yes that's what I'm hoping! 😊

Hidden
Hidden

Just saw the great picture! Well done on this race too. You are totally amazing. I think I’m just too chicken to go for 10ks. I keep threatening to do it maybe next year! πŸ€—πŸ€—

MutleyShuffle
MutleyShuffleHalf Marathon in reply to Hidden

Aw thanks Peggy - go for it, you can do it!! πŸ˜πŸ€—πŸƒπŸƒπŸƒ

Hidden
Hidden

Thanks ❀️

Tasha99
Tasha99Marathon

Flying feet 😍

MutleyShuffle
MutleyShuffleHalf Marathon in reply to Tasha99

😁

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