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Thursday Thread

Postby trixiee » Thu Aug 12, 2010 5:55 am

Busy day today! Going to get a 5K walk in and then strength training...

The Amazing Race meeting is tonight, where all $$ is handed in. I found out that the more $$ you raise, the more clues you get! So, if anyone is so motivated, click on the link below! :) Make sure to note that it's for Team # 12!

Hope you all have a wonderful day!
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Re: Thursday Thread

Postby ceileigh » Thu Aug 12, 2010 6:21 am

Just in from 5.5K What a difference a day makes! Weathernetwork says 17C with 88% humidity. Yesterday was 17C with 94% humidity. You'd think about the same but not even close! It was actually cool out there this morning. So nice! My 5 was 3 minutes faster then yesterday's sweatfest!

time to clean up and off to work! Have a great day everyone!

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Re: Thursday Thread

Postby Pat29 » Thu Aug 12, 2010 6:26 am

I was out there at 5:30. Got in 16 km incl a warm-up, 13 km at tempo pace and a cooldown. It is a nice morning for a run. Still alittle cool out for now.
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Re: Thursday Thread

Postby Spirit Unleashed » Thu Aug 12, 2010 6:28 am

This morning I am going to the "Breakfast of Champions;" for all employees who participated in the corporate challenge (I ran a 5k). It is at another facility here in town, and they are raffling vacation days.

Please send orange vibes that I win vacation days!

Thanks! :D
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Re: Thursday Thread

Postby ceileigh » Thu Aug 12, 2010 6:35 am

ultra monk wrote:This morning I am going to the "Breakfast of Champions;" for all employees who participated in the corporate challenge (I ran a 5k). It is at another facility here in town, and they are raffling vacation days.

Please send orange vibes that I win vacation days!

Thanks! :D


I'll orange vibe that!!!!

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Re: Thursday Thread

Postby RA. » Thu Aug 12, 2010 6:58 am

Good luck on the extra vacation!

I ran 5.02km this morning. :P Total including warm up/cool down was 5.75.
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Re: Thursday Thread

Postby erinmcd » Thu Aug 12, 2010 7:06 am

Tough workout this morning- 18k with 10k @ lactate threshold. My legs were pretty rubbery by the end of that.
Almost had a heart attack this morning. It was still dark and I was running down road through a forest (in the provincial park). I scared a deer, which came crashing out of the forest right in front of me. I didn't have my flashlight on, so all I heard was crashing through the bush and snorting, and then got my flashlight on in time to see it run across the road less than 10 feet away. Pretty neat.
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Re: Thursday Thread

Postby La » Thu Aug 12, 2010 7:09 am

Rest day.

I ran 6.7K in about 40 minutes last night. I felt a little sluggish to start, but then I got into a nice groove with my laps coming in between 5:58 and 6:06/km.
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Re: Thursday Thread

Postby starflower » Thu Aug 12, 2010 7:15 am

Just over 10k this morning, with 6k at tempo pace. Much, much cooler than yesterday morning.
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Re: Thursday Thread

Postby fe.RMT » Thu Aug 12, 2010 7:42 am

4K easy on dead dead tired legs

new shoes didn't even help...
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Re: Thursday Thread

Postby purdy65 » Thu Aug 12, 2010 7:45 am

Gym day!

Upped it to 6x1K intervals today - same pace (4:40m/K). Total 11.25K in 1 hr even! Awesome!

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Re: Thursday Thread

Postby Miss*Smiles » Thu Aug 12, 2010 8:06 am

trixiee wrote:Busy day today! Going to get a 5K walk in and then strength training...

The Amazing Race meeting is tonight, where all $$ is handed in. I found out that the more $$ you raise, the more clues you get! So, if anyone is so motivated, click on the link below! :) Make sure to note that it's for Team # 12!

Hope you all have a wonderful day!



oooh good luck!!!!
I've donated :D

I can't wait to hear that "Race report" after :D

Rest day today. Feeling a little :meh: today so hoping that the miracle treat tonight helps ;)
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Re: Thursday Thread

Postby Nicholas » Thu Aug 12, 2010 8:24 am

Would like to do an easy run today but depends on how my hip co-operates. It's OK but still making its presence felt. So, icing and gentle strecthing.
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Re: Thursday Thread

Postby Sir Crashalot » Thu Aug 12, 2010 8:57 am

Rest Day!
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Re: Thursday Thread

Postby HCcD » Thu Aug 12, 2010 9:06 am

Decided to do my long run today, as I am registered for the Brockville Sprint DU on Sunday, and hooked up with Beth at 5:30am at the Goulbourn Rec Centre for a 30K run along the Trans-Canada Trail ... made it out to the Hwy 7 intersection before turning around at the 14.5K mark, and ended up running the return about 7 minutes faster :P ... What a gorgous morning for a run, about 18C with no humidity and a slight breeze .... 8)
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Re: Thursday Thread

Postby Joe Dwarf » Thu Aug 12, 2010 9:22 am

40 minutes easy scheduled for sometime between work and watching the Riders lay a whuppin' on BC.

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Re: Thursday Thread

Postby CinC » Thu Aug 12, 2010 9:27 am

Joe Dwarf wrote: watching the Riders lay a whuppin' on BC.


LIKE.

and RA - :naughty:

Me - I ended up going on the trainer last night and did a 30min hard spin - kept it in the upper chain ring and did ladders up and down.

this morning - trainer session with Ara. OMFG. THE MOSQUITOES. Seriously. When did we become Winnpeg? they were horrible - even with bug spray - I got so many bites on my a$$ THROUGH my capris, it's not even funny.

tonight - blizzard with some maniacs. for the kids.
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Re: Thursday Thread

Postby bruyere » Thu Aug 12, 2010 9:31 am

Good luck for money and vacation days! And ya to those getting back at this running thing!

Rest day for me... I just have to make sure I stay on the boat. I'm being taken sailing. :)

Important day at work and things will be considerably simpler for me after today.
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Re: Thursday Thread

Postby Darth Tater » Thu Aug 12, 2010 9:33 am

CinC wrote:OMFG. THE MOSQUITOES. Seriously. When did we become Winnpeg? they were horrible - even with bug spray - I got so many bites on my a$$ THROUGH my capris, it's not even funny.


Do you need some help rubbing the Afterbite on? :shifty:

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Re: Thursday Thread

Postby BJH » Thu Aug 12, 2010 9:36 am

I'm meeting a friend this evening for a 5k easy run.

I was out for a bike ride last night since it is a cut back week and I needed a change. As I was riding on the Humber trail just north of Old Mill a young deer ran across the bike path. I haven't seen one that far south before. There were a lot of people out in the park, too. Brave animal.
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Re: Thursday Thread

Postby KBO » Thu Aug 12, 2010 9:37 am

CinC wrote:
Joe Dwarf wrote: watching the Riders lay a whuppin' on BC.


LIKE.

and RA - :naughty:

Me - I ended up going on the trainer last night and did a 30min hard spin - kept it in the upper chain ring and did ladders up and down.

this morning - trainer session with Ara. OMFG. THE MOSQUITOES. Seriously. When did we become Winnpeg? they were horrible - even with bug spray - I got so many bites on my a$$ THROUGH my capris, it's not even funny.

tonight - blizzard with some maniacs. for the kids.


Not a mosquito in my yard last night. Of course we carpet bomb them with malathion in Winnipeg.

Edited to add....why do mosquitos like to bite you right in the arse? I've always found this a bit strange.

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Re: Thursday Thread

Postby ultraslacker » Thu Aug 12, 2010 9:44 am

rest day!

supposed to go to a going-away thing tonight but I don't think I'll go. May grab a friend and go get a blizzard instead. For the kids. ;)
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Re: Thursday Thread

Postby JSmitty » Thu Aug 12, 2010 10:22 am

Initially had a tough go at the mid week run. In Toronto, the humidity was 84% so it was still a sweatfest.
After 3 miles, and settling in a slightly slower (perceived) pace, I rocked out the remaining 6 miles.
My pace ended up being right on. 9 miles done.
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Re: Thursday Thread

Postby runJrun » Thu Aug 12, 2010 10:41 am

Plan on another 10k at lunch today and then another 5 this evening with the pups after supper out with my Dad :)

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Re: Thursday Thread

Postby Samantha » Thu Aug 12, 2010 10:45 am

CinC wrote: OMFG. THE MOSQUITOES. Seriously. When did we become Winnpeg? they were horrible - even with bug spray - I got so many bites on my a$$ THROUGH my capris, it's not even funny.

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they are super, super, super, super bad here too. :evil:


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