Saturday, 14 January 2012

14 days 200k

Posted by speedygeoff on Saturday, January 14, 2012 with 5 comments
I am not sure how long I can keep this up for, certainly not when I start racing again, but that's 100k for each of the first two weeks of the year. A good start towards averaging 80k per week. Helped by the mild, to say the least, weather.

Canberra is such a good place to train through summer, relative to the rest of Australia. Canberra is good for lots of things:

Synchronised window washers

Double rainbows

Kangaroos (I took this photo at the Australian Institute of Sport)

Friends to run with (Leanne at the War Memorial cafe after a run around Mt Ainslie last week)

There was a good turn-out for Leanne's last run this morning; she returns to Melbourne next week. Running were Shane, Warrick, Ann, Alison, Zainab, Leanne, Miranda, Irwin & me. Leanne's mum Gina was there too, walking, Karen went with her. Did I miss anyone? Yes, we will so miss Leanne in future weeks. Later Ewen, Andy & I completed a longer run.

p.s. threaded comments are now implemented, although I had to fiddle around with the html to get them working. You can choose to comment on a post as previously, or you can comment on an existing comment  by clicking "reply".

5 comments:

  1. What is the big picture item Speedgeoff ? The Canberra 50 km in April. That's 3 months away exactly. 100 kms per week with a few rest days & a mixture of training is probably the least you need to do. Something will need to be pushed aside for a while to get through the ultra in one piece & catch Strewth before she finishes the marathon.

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    1. Despite any and all plans, goals, targets, I think I shall end up playing it by ear as usual. I certainly won't be trying to run a fast 50k. And maintaining current training will be challenge enough without trying to build up any further.

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    2. Depends on how fast Strewth runs! Or if she can get the doc to hold her hammy together with some bailing wire.

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  2. Comments are 19 hours out. That's some funny American time I can do nothing about. Comment font is blah too. Oh well, I shall see if the font gets fixed without my intervention, or if I can do something about it.

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    1. comment font and appearance and usability fixed. Just the time-stamp....

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