"Where's the Wind" Wednesday

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"Where's the Wind" Wednesday

Postby orleansrunner1962 » Wed Apr 10, 2013 6:25 am

Funny -- there is no wind today -- it has been VERY WINDY every day since....... well, forever it seems!!

Actually nice out there -- 15 km tempo on tap for tonight.....
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Re: "Where's the Wind" Wednesday

Postby MrBond » Wed Apr 10, 2013 7:13 am

Pouring rain here in the GTA, with no letup in sight.
No outdoor run tonight unless something changes drastically... :(
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Re: "Where's the Wind" Wednesday

Postby Strider » Wed Apr 10, 2013 7:22 am

orleansrunner1962 wrote:Funny -- there is no wind today -- it has been VERY WINDY every day since....... well, forever it seems!!

Actually nice out there -- 15 km tempo on tap for tonight.....


Just you wait, it will be windy tonight ;)

Just over 14km this windless morning. Out and back on Watts Creek path for you Kanata Peeps, it is 99.9% clear of snow. First outing with my NAO. Fun times playing with the reactive lighting.

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Re: "Where's the Wind" Wednesday

Postby orleansrunner1962 » Wed Apr 10, 2013 7:59 am

Strider wrote:First outing with my NAO. Fun times playing with the reactive lighting.


What a sweet light -- I LOVE MINE!!
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Re: "Where's the Wind" Wednesday

Postby purdy65 » Wed Apr 10, 2013 8:02 am

A VERY soggy 6K with the clinic last night! I was NOT in the mood to go, but I'm so glad people showed up to get me out. I felt better afterwards.

Going to have another challenging one tonight. It's supposed to be speedwork - 2X 1mile. I think the local track might be a bit messy, so we may have to take to the cemetery and do loops in there. I'm gonna feel like a real coach! Dragging the stop watch out and all! :D
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Re: "Where's the Wind" Wednesday

Postby Jogger Barbie » Wed Apr 10, 2013 8:28 am

Good morning! There is a winter storm watch in effect for the GTA - supposed to get some combination of rain, freezing rain, ice pellets and snow starting overnight and continuing through tomorrow. Environment Canada says the storm track remains "uncertain", but it appears that the weather will be some kind of nasty. Somehow the words "winter storm" and "April" just look so wrong when used in combination...

Anyway, couldn't run yesterday morning because I had to be at work a little early for an external auditor visit, but I did make it to the gym last night for 13 km on the indoor track. That's my longest and hardest run until Monday. The plan for tomorrow is an easy-ish 8 km, which unfortunately will probably be indoors. This morning was just 20 minutes on the elliptical to help myself wake up, followed by upper body weights and some core work.

Have a great day, and stay warm and dry. :)
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Re: "Where's the Wind" Wednesday

Postby MikeM » Wed Apr 10, 2013 8:31 am

Strider wrote: Out and back on Watts Creek path for you Kanata Peeps, it is 99.9% clear of snow.


Awesome, thanks. I've been wondering about that. Can't wait to start running/biking to work again occasionally (I'm pretending that the 10-20cm of snow forecast for Friday isn't going to happen).

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Re: "Where's the Wind" Wednesday

Postby scrumhalfgirl » Wed Apr 10, 2013 8:57 am

Swim day for me today - 2000 m.

I got out for a second run last night with C and the stroller to enjoy the mild temps at her request. I asked her if we should run slow or fast - she chose fast, of course!
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Re: "Where's the Wind" Wednesday

Postby Strider » Wed Apr 10, 2013 9:09 am

MikeM wrote:
Strider wrote: Out and back on Watts Creek path for you Kanata Peeps, it is 99.9% clear of snow.


Awesome, thanks. I've been wondering about that. Can't wait to start running/biking to work again occasionally (I'm pretending that the 10-20cm of snow forecast for Friday isn't going to happen).


There is a downed tree just after the 2nd wooden bridge. No problem running, but might be on a bike (you can walk around it.)

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Re: "Where's the Wind" Wednesday

Postby La » Wed Apr 10, 2013 9:32 am

MrBond wrote:Pouring rain here in the GTA, with no letup in sight.
No outdoor run tonight unless something changes drastically... :(

From what I saw on the news this morning, there's supposed to be a clear patch between 5PM and 3AM, which is when the really nasty stuff is going to start.

My plan is for 9(ish)K steady tonight.
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Re: "Where's the Wind" Wednesday

Postby fit-kitty » Wed Apr 10, 2013 9:37 am

orleansrunner1962 wrote:Funny -- there is no wind today -- it has been VERY WINDY every day since....... well, forever it seems!!

Actually nice out there -- 15 km tempo on tap for tonight.....



no wind, and we have rain! :roll: :roll:

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Re: "Where's the Wind" Wednesday

Postby runJrun » Wed Apr 10, 2013 10:53 am

It is supposed to rain here today sometime later this afternoon. Going to get out for 10km at lunch, chiro after work followed by an hour of weights/tabata.

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Re: "Where's the Wind" Wednesday

Postby RA. » Wed Apr 10, 2013 11:16 am

Got to a yoga class at lunch again, and plan to run tonight.
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Re: "Where's the Wind" Wednesday

Postby AjaxRunner » Wed Apr 10, 2013 2:17 pm

Like purdy, a very soggy 6k last night. Still hit an average pace of 4:42 which I am quite happy with.

Tonight supposed to be on the rack...but we might just be swimming laps around it....

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Re: "Where's the Wind" Wednesday

Postby purdy65 » Wed Apr 10, 2013 2:45 pm

AjaxRunner wrote:Like purdy, a very soggy 6k last night. Still hit an average pace of 4:42 which I am quite happy with.

Tonight supposed to be on the rack...but we might just be swimming laps around it....


Yeah. We may have to use a loop on the road rather than the track.
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Re: "Where's the Wind" Wednesday

Postby AjaxRunner » Wed Apr 10, 2013 3:35 pm

purdy65 wrote:
AjaxRunner wrote:Like purdy, a very soggy 6k last night. Still hit an average pace of 4:42 which I am quite happy with.

Tonight supposed to be on the rack...but we might just be swimming laps around it....


Yeah. We may have to use a loop on the road rather than the track.


From what the clinic leader said last night, it may turn into a fartlek if the track isn't usable.

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Re: "Where's the Wind" Wednesday

Postby Ken B » Wed Apr 10, 2013 3:41 pm

Obsessing over weather reports and packing today.

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Re: "Where's the Wind" Wednesday

Postby Nicholas » Wed Apr 10, 2013 4:16 pm

Going to shoot for for 5K tonight..first time since October.
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Re: "Where's the Wind" Wednesday

Postby RA. » Wed Apr 10, 2013 6:12 pm

6k extended route home from the office.
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Re: "Where's the Wind" Wednesday

Postby Jwolf » Wed Apr 10, 2013 6:34 pm

45 min swim, then 45 min spin
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Re: "Where's the Wind" Wednesday

Postby Robinandamelia » Wed Apr 10, 2013 6:52 pm

4 miles outside for me tonight, while Amelia at synchro swimming class.

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Re: "Where's the Wind" Wednesday

Postby Nicholas » Wed Apr 10, 2013 8:15 pm

5.5K on the roads this evening, followed by coffee with friends.
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Re: "Where's the Wind" Wednesday

Postby Habs4ever » Wed Apr 10, 2013 8:47 pm

Windy and stormy here today. Please stop already. :evil:

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Re: "Where's the Wind" Wednesday

Postby chunkymonkeymelonhed » Wed Apr 10, 2013 9:27 pm

Just a lovely little 5K today. Gorgeous sunny skies but windy as heck!
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Re: "Where's the Wind" Wednesday

Postby MrBond » Thu Apr 11, 2013 4:39 am

8 kms, partly in the company of the lovely La.
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