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Wednesday, January 27, 2016

I Feel Like a Runner Again

It's been a bit of a rough go - first I stubbed my toe and was off running for 6 weeks, then as I built up mileage again I got all sick with a bronchial infection.
me running in better times.... warmer times, too

But I've pushed through it, a few times when my chest felt a bit raw and inflamed... slowly plodding and trying to get it all back.

Today I ran a 21.7km LSD - probably ill-advised, as my last LSD was only 17km, but close enough.  First half marathon or more distance run since July!

Average pace on that one was 5:15/km.  Today's pace?  5:38/km... but really it was about the distance, the pace will come back eventually with some hard work.

Peterborough 1/2 marathon coming up in a few weeks - that will be... interesting.  Not sure what to expect or target.  I'll decide closer to the date, hopefully I drop a few more pounds and find some pace.

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