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Saturday on the beautiful west coast

Postby Jwolf » Sat Jul 27, 2013 8:16 am

I love when I'm up early enough on the weekend to start the daily thread. :)

I'm drinking tea getting ready to do a pre-race mini-brick.

It's going to be a great day here.
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Postby marymac442 » Sat Jul 27, 2013 8:45 am

Another beautiful day and I get to enjoy it to the full with an 18k run to the Farmers Market. :)
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Postby CAW » Sat Jul 27, 2013 10:00 am

Full body shred on the books for today.

Gotta mow the lawn, do the last of the laundry and then pack.
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Re: Saturday on the beautiful west coast

Postby ian » Sat Jul 27, 2013 10:09 am

Gentle 10K with the running club.

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Re: Saturday on the beautiful west coast

Postby purdy65 » Sat Jul 27, 2013 10:20 am

It was so nice for running this morning that a planned 25k morphed into 30. Pace was 6:17. I think I need more than one gel for this distance though!
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Postby Engmomma » Sat Jul 27, 2013 10:34 am

Agreed on such a great morning for a run. The pup and I did about 6.5k just enough to warrant a good cup of coffee. :D
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Postby Jwolf » Sat Jul 27, 2013 10:45 am

Jwolf wrote:I'm drinking tea getting ready to do a pre-race mini-brick.


Finished a 10k bike and 2k run with some transition practice. :)
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Postby Nicholas » Sat Jul 27, 2013 11:18 am

35K on the bike this morning. Was not ready for 90K with the rest of the group today!
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Postby ratherawkward » Sat Jul 27, 2013 11:21 am

7k this morning, followed by some yardwork.
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Postby Spirit Unleashed » Sat Jul 27, 2013 12:23 pm

Another beautiful steamy Houston sweatfest. 2 hours in Brummerhop park. Cross training starting at 2 pm.
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Postby jharbeck » Sat Jul 27, 2013 12:27 pm

Overcast here in Toronto, but a nice temperature for running. The usual summer Saturday morning trip to Sunnyside – I run, my wife takes the streetcar, 7 km via King Street. She didn't pass me until nearly halfway there. :) Nice swim afterwards. Not that hot a day for it, but after a good run a good swim is pretty nice.
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Re: Saturday on the beautiful west coast

Postby marymac442 » Sat Jul 27, 2013 1:53 pm

marymac442 wrote:Another beautiful day and I get to enjoy it to the full with an 18k run to the Farmers Market. :)


Good run done, it clouded over quite a bit so it was a very comfortable temperature. Ran into Jen briefly at the Farmer's Market - I guess she's preparing for her tri with healthy organic produce :D
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Re: Saturday on the beautiful west coast

Postby MrBond » Sat Jul 27, 2013 2:00 pm

12k in the valley, and it didn't rain !
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Postby scrumhalfgirl » Sat Jul 27, 2013 2:29 pm

Lots of great runs today! Easy 6 and change for me along the river in montpelier. Wish i had brought the stroller as i could have gone out with my very early rising running buddy.
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Postby Sandra » Sat Jul 27, 2013 3:54 pm

My first 100km bike ride done! It was great and I felt amazing!
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Postby NoQuit » Sat Jul 27, 2013 4:36 pm

Sandra wrote:My first 100km bike ride done! It was great and I felt amazing!


Nice !! :D

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Postby NoQuit » Sat Jul 27, 2013 4:37 pm

10k early this morning. I was planning on going longer but my stomach started acting up. On the upside, I did an impressive negative split running back home to the washroom. :oops:

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Postby Hammie » Sat Jul 27, 2013 4:50 pm

16k done today - 10 in the morning, then 6 this afternoon.
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Re: Saturday on the beautiful west coast

Postby La » Sat Jul 27, 2013 5:12 pm

23-25K training run at Pinehurst for the Toad race. It's supposed to be 2x12.5K loop, but my Garmin showed 11.8K on the first loop and 23.6K after the second loop, so who knows for sure. 2hrs56min on the trails, and that's all that matters. :)
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Postby RobW » Sat Jul 27, 2013 5:38 pm

After finally getting a decent sleep last night and not running in the late afternoon sun, I got in a good 23k run. Ran from New West. to Vancouver along the central valley greenway. First time there and found it a lot better than the BC parkway trail. Going through Burnaby was the best part since it was mostly on trails. Felt great from start to finish. I switched the Sat/Sun runs around this weekend so I could be at Jwolf's Tri tomorrow. :) She's been supportive at all my races when she couldn't participate while sidelined with an injury.

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Postby Jwolf » Sat Jul 27, 2013 6:14 pm

RobW wrote:I switched the Sat/Sun runs around this weekend so I could be at Jwolf's Tri tomorrow. :) She's been supportive at all my races when she couldn't participate while sidelined with an injury.
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Postby ultraslacker » Sat Jul 27, 2013 6:30 pm

Ran around Stanley park with a friend... which is roughly 9.5km, though we walked the last couple of km so that we could get icecream. ;)


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Postby Habs4ever » Sat Jul 27, 2013 9:03 pm

29k to Echo Dale and back.
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Re: Saturday on the beautiful west coast

Postby lorei » Sat Jul 27, 2013 11:08 pm

Nice 9K! Finally felt good again

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Re: Saturday on the beautiful west coast

Postby timc » Sun Jul 28, 2013 2:56 pm

La wrote:23-25K training run at Pinehurst for the Toad race. It's supposed to be 2x12.5K loop, but my Garmin showed 11.8K on the first loop and 23.6K after the second loop, so who knows for sure. 2hrs56min on the trails, and that's all that matters. :)


My Garmin also showed 11.8 km on the first loop. I made a wrong turn on the second loop and finished at about 24.8 km. :-)
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