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Last Monday before Christmas

Postby SteveF » Mon Dec 20, 2010 6:31 am

Is it just me or is it always hard to work when you know a long weekend is coming?
5k easy done on the TM. (never thought i'd be saying that).
Don't work too hard people. Save it up for the weekend!!

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Re: Last Monday before Christmas

Postby mcshame » Mon Dec 20, 2010 7:27 am

No run this morning but I am smiling this morning after watching this video. Well done AC!

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Re: Last Monday before Christmas

Postby Dr. S » Mon Dec 20, 2010 7:33 am

SteveF wrote:Is it just me or is it always hard to work when you know a long weekend is coming?
5k easy done on the TM. (never thought i'd be saying that).
Don't work too hard people. Save it up for the weekend!!


Yes, long week-end and even more for a long vacation :D

Rest day pour moi. Only 3 days left of work!! yahooooooooo
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Re: Last Monday before Christmas

Postby La » Mon Dec 20, 2010 7:38 am

SteveF wrote:Is it just me or is it always hard to work when you know a long weekend is coming?

An 11-day weekend for me! But yeah, these next four days are going to be tough.

Long run of 12K done yesterday (had to walk in the final 750m - my back was sore). Tonight is Hot Yoga.
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Re: Last Monday before Christmas

Postby RA. » Mon Dec 20, 2010 7:40 am

Spinning done. The gym was surprisingly busy, but the mall coffee shops were not. There was no line up at Starbucks, Tim Hortons or Second Cup as I walked past on my way from the gym to work. Interesting.
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Re: Last Monday before Christmas

Postby erinmcd » Mon Dec 20, 2010 8:19 am

Snowy 10K this morning on slippery roads. I think I'll be stopping at Home Hardware on the way home to buy some screws for my shoes.
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Re: Last Monday before Christmas

Postby PinkLady » Mon Dec 20, 2010 8:44 am

Day one of kids on their holiday week off school. :shock:

The house looks intact.....for now.....

Rest day for me. Eeek, Xmas is too close.....knitting like a fiend to finish gifts, and I STILL don't have anything for DH. :shock:
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Re: Last Monday before Christmas

Postby purdy65 » Mon Dec 20, 2010 8:58 am

Morning!

7K in 43min on the TM. Followed by lots of upper body/core and stretching!

Last night was a pleasant outing with some Maniacs. Nice to meet Doublebellybuster and Cupcake girl and furunner, and nice to see BJH again! Yummy wings :)

Have a great day!

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Re: Last Monday before Christmas

Postby Jump145 » Mon Dec 20, 2010 9:10 am

Rest day for me, feel like i need it after my run yesterday then snowshoeing around grouse after that.
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Re: Last Monday before Christmas

Postby Robinandamelia » Mon Dec 20, 2010 9:12 am

I'll be doing 5 miles on the treadmill tonight! Hopefully I don't have to shovel again when I get home...had to shovel this morning before I left for work....so hoping that's all.

Have a great day/week everyone.

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Re: Last Monday before Christmas

Postby Sir Crashalot » Mon Dec 20, 2010 9:13 am

Calling for snow tomorrow! Going to be some good riding & running!
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Last Monday before Christmas

Postby QuickChick » Mon Dec 20, 2010 9:20 am

I ran about 40 minutes this morning on the beach here in Punta Cana! I had my shoes on for about the first 20, and then took them off. It actually felt way better barefoot- oddly much more stable on the sand. Now for some serious tanning time. :) I love the fact that my iPhone picks up wifi by the pool!!!
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Re: Last Monday before Christmas

Postby Hammie » Mon Dec 20, 2010 11:09 am

Got up early and managed 10k on the TM before work. Crazy 3 day week ahead, so it's nice to get that out of the way!
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Re: Last Monday before Christmas

Postby IronGoddess » Mon Dec 20, 2010 11:35 am

I think I will spin today. Kids at home= busy days. Must drag them to Costco too first thing this morning. Someone help me!!!!!
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Re: Last Monday before Christmas

Postby kpoire » Mon Dec 20, 2010 11:39 am

A nice bike ride on the roads this morning. Definitely a lot less traffic than normal and warmer than last week. Not used to working the week before Xmas.

Have a great day everyone!

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Re: Last Monday before Christmas

Postby runJrun » Mon Dec 20, 2010 11:43 am

Looking forward to getting some exericse in today! I took three days off and feel gross - too much food and fun :) Kardio kick class this evening, should be a good one - she promised that the week before Christmas she would kick out butts!
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Re: Last Monday before Christmas

Postby ultraslacker » Mon Dec 20, 2010 12:26 pm

haven't run in a week. :oops:

but tonight I am meeting some people for a night trail run. hopefully the weather will be good!

this morning is my office christmas brunch, so it should be an easy day.
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Re: Last Monday before Christmas

Postby ian » Mon Dec 20, 2010 12:39 pm

Easy 15K. Still haven't needed to run inside and I seem to have adapted quite well to moderate winter temps (today: -16 WC -24).

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Re: Last Monday before Christmas

Postby chunkymonkeymelonhed » Mon Dec 20, 2010 1:18 pm

6K done.
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Re: Last Monday before Christmas

Postby Marg » Mon Dec 20, 2010 1:19 pm

Running plans foiled by another marathon session at the hospital with my kid and his busted foot. So tired....zzzzzzzzzz
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Re: Last Monday before Christmas

Postby HCcD » Mon Dec 20, 2010 1:20 pm

7.5K / 40 minutes on the hamstermill this morning 5x 1km repeats @4:10 mpk pace ...

Two weeks from today, I should have been landing in Orlando by this time ... :shifty: :dance: :dance:
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Re: Last Monday before Christmas

Postby moof324 » Mon Dec 20, 2010 1:55 pm

3 miles on the TM + light weights scheduled for tonight.

Today I made a decision: I'm dropping Goofy and just running the half at Disney. I've been thinking about it for a few weeks, and where I've been (training-related and emotionally/physically), this is going to be the best thing, I think. I've done a few long (3+ hour) runs, but nowhere near where I need to be ready for Goofy. So I'll spend Sunday cheering for Tori, Andy, Rob, and anyone else running both! I suppose I need to upgrade to a park hopper then, eh? :D
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Re: Last Monday before Christmas

Postby HCcD » Mon Dec 20, 2010 2:07 pm

moof324 wrote:3 miles on the TM + light weights scheduled for tonight.

Today I made a decision: I'm dropping Goofy and just running the half at Disney. I've been thinking about it for a few weeks, and where I've been (training-related and emotionally/physically), this is going to be the best thing, I think. I've done a few long (3+ hour) runs, but nowhere near where I need to be ready for Goofy. So I'll spend Sunday cheering for Tori, Andy, Rob, and anyone else running both! I suppose I need to upgrade to a park hopper then, eh? :D


Yikes, Moofy ... such a tough decision to make, but a smart decision on your part, considering that you are not 100% healthy to attacking this "Beast" ... Looking forward to seeing you and your family, in a couple of weeks ..
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Re: Last Monday before Christmas

Postby Tori » Mon Dec 20, 2010 2:28 pm

HCmD wrote:
moof324 wrote:3 miles on the TM + light weights scheduled for tonight.

Today I made a decision: I'm dropping Goofy and just running the half at Disney. I've been thinking about it for a few weeks, and where I've been (training-related and emotionally/physically), this is going to be the best thing, I think. I've done a few long (3+ hour) runs, but nowhere near where I need to be ready for Goofy. So I'll spend Sunday cheering for Tori, Andy, Rob, and anyone else running both! I suppose I need to upgrade to a park hopper then, eh? :D


Yikes, Moofy ... such a tough decision to make, but a smart decision on your part, considering that you are not 100% healthy to attacking this "Beast" ... Looking forward to seeing you and your family, in a couple of weeks ..



Mary I am jealous you get to sleep in on Sunday morning now! It sounds like a smart decision though. It will still be lots of fun. And if you decide you want to walk on Sunday my SIL and her mom are walking and make great company.

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Re: Last Monday before Christmas

Postby Miss*Smiles » Mon Dec 20, 2010 2:39 pm

Marg wrote:Running plans foiled by another marathon session at the hospital with my kid and his busted foot. So tired....zzzzzzzzzz
All well now, that's all that matters.


Yikes! hope you are ok! (and that he's ok too!)

Slept in this morning.... wasn't going to be a rest day, but don't feel bad about it since B & I made it to the gym for a nice workout yesterday :D

Have a great day everyone
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