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Best laid plans of mice and a wimpy man

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MatildasPbHalf Marathon

Got myself all excited about starting Abi’s half marathon plan. Running gear all washed (most of it anyway) and ironed (just washed), plan printed out, added plan to google calendar, booked 10k ‘race’ then half marathon for the Spring. I even started one day early - I’m keen - day two cross training yoga then cycling both very enjoyable. Day three woke up with an achy cold.

Typical!!

Taking inspiration from the seemingly unstoppable ladies on this forum. I’ll be back out again as soon as I woman up - if you see what I mean.

Happy running everyone

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roseabiPartner

Rest well xxx

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MatildasPbHalf Marathon in reply to roseabi

Thank you

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MutleyShuffleHalf Marathon

Get well soon, MPB. You will soon be back on the plan 😊

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MatildasPbHalf Marathon in reply to MutleyShuffle

Thank you

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OldflossAdministrator

Oh dear....best laid plans...rest up. Luckily, the runs do wait... always!

PS

Ironed running gear.. did you... really???? I mean, I love ironing..but I don't iron my running gear!

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MatildasPbHalf Marathon in reply to Oldfloss

Haha no. All those man made fabrics, a hot piece of metal and me = a recipe for disaster. 🔥😉

Oh no! Sorry to hear this Bob. I’m sure that you will be back out there very soon but in the meantime rest up and look after yourself! Xx

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MatildasPbHalf Marathon in reply to Dizzysmum17

Thanks Louise

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pianoteacherMarathon

Oh no! Make sure you get lots of rest.

I was ill a couple of weeks ago and stupidly went and did parkrun. I was the 35 min pacer so thought I'd be OK and didn't want to let anyone down - not a wise move ☹️

Get well soon xx

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MatildasPbHalf Marathon in reply to pianoteacher

Thanks ,will do.

You’re an unsung hero.

Hope you’re better now.

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linda9389Administrator

Ahh, no. That's not fair. But you'll be back all the better for the rest (so long as you do rest!), and all the more determined. Get well soon.

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MatildasPbHalf Marathon

Thank you Linda.

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