Monthly Archives: September 2009

Monday 21st – 5.1 mile run

On Monday night I did the 5.1 mile run up to Queens Park and back.  It’s a bit of a challenging route as half way round you get to a bit of a hill at the back of the Victoria … Continue reading

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Sunday 20th – gym – cycle – weights

Sunday I went to the gym – got on the bike around 11, which meant I could watch the end of the Women Elite Great North run.  It looked like a good day for it.  Jessica Augusta from Portugal won … Continue reading

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Saturday 19th – Long Run

Saturday saw my first long run of this 4 week block.  8.2 miles.  I was meeting my old running buddy for a 10k (6.2M) aruond Pollock Park.  I hadn’t run with her for a while as she had a stress … Continue reading

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Friday 18th – rest day

Had a well earned rest day on Friday – walked to and from work – wore a bloody winter hat for the first time this year as it was pretty chilly! Went to the cinema at night to see Sorority … Continue reading

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Thursday 17th – bike and BB

On Thursday it was a really nice day so I took my bike to work with the idea that I would cycle the 2 miles to the Sorting Office to pick up a parcel I had ordered.  It took the … Continue reading

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Wednesday 16th – Gym session

On Wednesday night I went to the gym again and did:   BIKE: 20 mins, 9 km / 5.6 miles, level 8. 3 mins warm up – +90 rpm 3 mins +90rpm 2 mins + 100rpm 1 min + 105 … Continue reading

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Weight 16th September

My weight has remained steady for sometime now, even with a bit of time off exercise which is encouraging.    Today it was:   9 st 8, 23.5% body fat, 55.8% water.

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Wednesday 16th – 5 mile Tempo Run

I’ve been reading ‘The Competitive Runner’s Handbook’ by Bob Glover, and am enjoying it, picking up new things and confounding what I know already.    For my Wednesday runs over the next 4 weeks, I am going to try out new … Continue reading

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Tuesday 15th

I wanted to test out my pace per mile and looked back to the Sunday before I went on holiday where I did 10k in 45 minutes… 7:20 miles!  I know I can run that fast and I’d like to … Continue reading

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Monday 14th – Week 1

First day back to training, did my Maxwell Park run in the evening – took it easy – 3.7 miles in 31:30.    Heart rate: Ave: 157 (81%), Max: 173 (91%), Min: 82. 400 calories.     I had a … Continue reading

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