Thursday, July 24, 2008

Such a Night!

Sometimes it proves difficult to match Elvis songs to the training session. In response to his comment NEVER will I "move on" from my training partner, Ewen. It's awesome running with him for company on a Wednesday. We have such interesting conversations!
Tonight, however, I went to speedygeoff's session at Dickson Oval. I started off wearing earwarmers, a long sleeved top and gloves but did strip down to a singlet without gloves and earwarmers by the middle of the main set.
Rachelle and I missed the first warm-up lap but managed to fit in one loop before the main set. It was different tonight. We ran: 3 x [500 hard / 400 easy + 300 hard / 300 easy + 200 hard / 300 easy] in lane 2. Some of the faster people, including our very fast new starter, Steve, managed 4 sets but 3 sets was quite enough for the rest of us mere mortals. We finished with a warm down loop of 1.2km wrapped up in all our warm gear again - brrrrr! It took ages to feel warm again afterwards. This has been a very cold week with frosty early morning temperatures of minus 2 to minus 4. Dress warmly on Saturday Jen!!
Total distance: 8km

4 comments:

  1. Yes you were there tonight.
    But you were the only person to strip down in the cold.
    I am starting to worry about you.
    It was minus 4 in Belconnen today. It is always cold here. Steve has just arrived from Scotland and he didn't notice.
    p.s. Steve stopped after 3 sets, time was up.

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  2. Thanks - all my warm clothes are packed! Looking forward to seeing you on Saturday!

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  3. Good luck and have "fun" tomorrow. I'm staying in bed with the electric blanket on 3. See you for the post-race coffee :)

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