Sweet Saturday

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orleansrunner1962
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Sweet Saturday

Postby orleansrunner1962 » Sat Aug 24, 2013 5:12 am

Best of luck to all those racing today!

I am off to the Women's Shoppers Drug Mart race to act as a Power Leader on the course: running, cheering, inspiring, supporting -- really looking forward to cheering on some great ladies! And then, there's a 1 km race for the little girls -- that will be really sweet!!
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Re: Sweet Saturday

Postby MrBond » Sat Aug 24, 2013 6:10 am

Long bike ride today on my NEW tires ! :D
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Re: Sweet Saturday

Postby fe.RMT » Sat Aug 24, 2013 7:07 am

Sweet indeed. I am off on the Guelph Sweet Ride: Meet at "Bite on Cork St" for a milkshake, cycle about 8-9 K to a farm on the outskirts of town for pie, cycle back to the Albion for a beer. Going to ride the Biomega and 16 K is definitely on the far end of what I like to do on that bike... But it's a leisurely pace ride so I am sure it will all be good.
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Re: Sweet Saturday

Postby trixiee » Sat Aug 24, 2013 9:37 am

66k biking done in 2 hours 15 min. Time to clean the house now!
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Re: Sweet Saturday

Postby Robinandamelia » Sat Aug 24, 2013 9:54 am

20 miles outside this morning...rough one but glad it's done.

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Re: Sweet Saturday

Postby purdy65 » Sat Aug 24, 2013 10:05 am

Robinandamelia wrote:20 miles outside this morning...rough one but glad it's done.


+1

Actually, it was only the first 13k that were rough. I actually finished the last 19k with no stops. So that kind of made up for the two stops I made in the first 13k
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Re: Sweet Saturday

Postby Jwolf » Sat Aug 24, 2013 10:33 am

Easy 7k for me. Almost the same route I did Wednesday but today was cooler and humid vs Wednesday hot and dry. I think I prefer hot and dry. :)
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Re: Sweet Saturday

Postby La » Sat Aug 24, 2013 11:00 am

8K done in the beautiful sunshine. :)
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Re: Sweet Saturday

Postby Strider » Sat Aug 24, 2013 11:29 am

Easy 13km this morning. Off to a 'barn' wedding this afternoon, 52km i2P run tomorrow, so no drinking.
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Re: Sweet Saturday

Postby scrumhalfgirl » Sat Aug 24, 2013 11:59 am

so-so long run this morning. beautiful day, and managed to meet up with a friend, so that part was lovely. tummy wasn't feeling great, and had one random stab of knee pain, but otherwise good. 20 km done.
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Re: Sweet Saturday

Postby NMG » Sat Aug 24, 2013 1:46 pm

I woke up this morning, had a quick snack and then went out for a nice 10K in the neighbourhood. Great morning and I'm loving the cooler temps!

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Re: Sweet Saturday

Postby IronGoddess » Sat Aug 24, 2013 2:18 pm

15 km done this morning. It was ok.
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Re: Sweet Saturday

Postby marymac442 » Sat Aug 24, 2013 3:21 pm

31-ish k run with Stampie and the Bonsor crew, cooler day but humid. I've been fighting a cold &/or bug for a few days and it caught up with me on the last couple of km. We did our four city tour Bby-Van-W Van & N Van :)
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Re: Sweet Saturday

Postby Habs4ever » Sat Aug 24, 2013 7:55 pm

10k. Legs still feeling sore and tired.
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Re: Sweet Saturday

Postby erinmcd » Sat Aug 24, 2013 8:32 pm

easy 12.5 on roads and trails for me this evening.
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