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Working Saturday

Postby toobusy » Sat Feb 04, 2017 10:15 am

Called to work yesterday and today, so just 15 min yoga today

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Re: Working Saturday

Postby Habs4ever » Sat Feb 04, 2017 4:59 pm

Haven't looked at my garmin yet, but I think we did about 11km in lots of snow laying about with lots of snow coming down. Beautiful morning for a run though. We had a visitor from Halifax come out to group run this morning, that was nice to know Google is working for our club.
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Re: Working Saturday

Postby ian » Sat Feb 04, 2017 5:02 pm

16K through a thin layer of fresh snow, -16 WC -20.

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Re: Working Saturday

Postby ultraslacker » Sat Feb 04, 2017 5:48 pm

Crappiest running conditions ever, but I couldn't very well wuss out on the first weekend of KK training, could I? So I put on my trail shoes and headed out on the snow-laden sidewalks for my planned 8 miles. It was mostly trudging, very little running, and the hardest workout I've had in ages. Deep, greasy, slushy, slippery, fresh snow the entire way. I mistakenly thought that sticking to a main route (Canada Way) would be a good idea for clearer sidewalks, and was brutally disappointed. So few bits were shoveled that I stopped to say thank you to the handful of people I saw with shovels in hand. Got slush-sprayed twice by careless drivers, landed my feet in icy puddles at least 4-5 times, and was slipping and sliding for the entire "run". Overall, perfect training run. I've gotten soft. ;) Now for some pizza and wine...

Ran to a skytrain 8 miles from home and took the train back. It was better (mentally) than turning around half-way and going back through the sludge I had just done.
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Re: Working Saturday

Postby Caocao » Sat Feb 04, 2017 6:39 pm

Did about 10k skating on the canal with my boy. Pretty good ice conditions.

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Re: Working Saturday

Postby chunkymonkeymelonhed » Sat Feb 04, 2017 8:31 pm

ultraslacker wrote:Crappiest running conditions ever, but I couldn't very well wuss out on the first weekend of KK training, could I? So I put on my trail shoes and headed out on the snow-laden sidewalks for my planned 8 miles. It was mostly trudging, very little running, and the hardest workout I've had in ages. Deep, greasy, slushy, slippery, fresh snow the entire way. I mistakenly thought that sticking to a main route (Canada Way) would be a good idea for clearer sidewalks, and was brutally disappointed. So few bits were shoveled that I stopped to say thank you to the handful of people I saw with shovels in hand. Got slush-sprayed twice by careless drivers, landed my feet in icy puddles at least 4-5 times, and was slipping and sliding for the entire "run". Overall, perfect training run. I've gotten soft. ;) Now for some pizza and wine...

Ran to a skytrain 8 miles from home and took the train back. It was better (mentally) than turning around half-way and going back through the sludge I had just done.


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Re: Working Saturday

Postby chunkymonkeymelonhed » Sat Feb 04, 2017 8:32 pm

4K walk in the snow.
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Re: Working Saturday

Postby Spirit Unleashed » Sat Feb 04, 2017 8:39 pm

chunkymonkeymelonhed wrote:
ultraslacker wrote:Crappiest running conditions ever, but I couldn't very well wuss out on the first weekend of KK training, could I? So I put on my trail shoes and headed out on the snow-laden sidewalks for my planned 8 miles. It was mostly trudging, very little running, and the hardest workout I've had in ages. Deep, greasy, slushy, slippery, fresh snow the entire way. I mistakenly thought that sticking to a main route (Canada Way) would be a good idea for clearer sidewalks, and was brutally disappointed. So few bits were shoveled that I stopped to say thank you to the handful of people I saw with shovels in hand. Got slush-sprayed twice by careless drivers, landed my feet in icy puddles at least 4-5 times, and was slipping and sliding for the entire "run". Overall, perfect training run. I've gotten soft. ;) Now for some pizza and wine...

Ran to a skytrain 8 miles from home and took the train back. It was better (mentally) than turning around half-way and going back through the sludge I had just done.


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Re: Working Saturday

Postby marymac442 » Sat Feb 04, 2017 10:10 pm

ultraslacker wrote:Crappiest running conditions ever, but I couldn't very well wuss out on the first weekend of KK training, could I? So I put on my trail shoes and headed out on the snow-laden sidewalks for my planned 8 miles. It was mostly trudging, very little running, and the hardest workout I've had in ages. Deep, greasy, slushy, slippery, fresh snow the entire way. I mistakenly thought that sticking to a main route (Canada Way) would be a good idea for clearer sidewalks, and was brutally disappointed. So few bits were shoveled that I stopped to say thank you to the handful of people I saw with shovels in hand. Got slush-sprayed twice by careless drivers, landed my feet in icy puddles at least 4-5 times, and was slipping and sliding for the entire "run". Overall, perfect training run. I've gotten soft. ;) Now for some pizza and wine...

Ran to a skytrain 8 miles from home and took the train back. It was better (mentally) than turning around half-way and going back through the sludge I had just done.


Our run along the Skytrain path from Burnaby to False Creek was marginally better. Slush, some untouched 4-5 inch deep snow and occasional lovely , freshly shoveled stretches. We definitely expressed our gratitude to anyone we saw our shoveling.
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Re: Working Saturday

Postby Nicholas » Sat Feb 04, 2017 11:18 pm

Spirit Unleashed wrote:
chunkymonkeymelonhed wrote:
ultraslacker wrote:Crappiest running conditions ever, but I couldn't very well wuss out on the first weekend of KK training, could I? So I put on my trail shoes and headed out on the snow-laden sidewalks for my planned 8 miles. It was mostly trudging, very little running, and the hardest workout I've had in ages. Deep, greasy, slushy, slippery, fresh snow the entire way. I mistakenly thought that sticking to a main route (Canada Way) would be a good idea for clearer sidewalks, and was brutally disappointed. So few bits were shoveled that I stopped to say thank you to the handful of people I saw with shovels in hand. Got slush-sprayed twice by careless drivers, landed my feet in icy puddles at least 4-5 times, and was slipping and sliding for the entire "run". Overall, perfect training run. I've gotten soft. ;) Now for some pizza and wine...

Ran to a skytrain 8 miles from home and took the train back. It was better (mentally) than turning around half-way and going back through the sludge I had just done.


You are awesome!

ditto

Double ditto. Way to get stuck in!!

My knee was still tender this morning, so I skipped the group run again and watched soccer on TV. Played soccer tonight and the knee behaved itself after it was well warmed up.
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