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Twas the Last Monday Before Christmas

Postby HCcD » Mon Dec 19, 2011 7:51 am

Final week of Christmas, everyone ... Should I start my christmas shopping yet? :shifty: Or, just stick to my usually $cash$ and Gift Cards, as we really only give stuff to the Nephew and Niecely, as of late ... :think: :think: :think:

Got in my 30 minutes in the Chair at the Club this morning .. and, weather looks decent for later this afternoon for a run .. :shifty: [size=50]If not for this 100 run / 100 day challenge thing ... [/size ]:oops: :oops:

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Re: Twas the Last Monday Before Christmas

Postby Marg » Mon Dec 19, 2011 7:59 am

6km done.
Hope the pace starts winding down this week.
I hear the carols, I've done the shopping but without much snow, it just seems weird!
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Re: Twas the Last Monday Before Christmas

Postby HCcD » Mon Dec 19, 2011 7:59 am

This has gone Viral, apparently, from Algonquin College ... :P

Darth Vader conducts Christmas Choir Flash Mob - Carol of the Bells
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Re: Twas the Last Monday Before Christmas

Postby La » Mon Dec 19, 2011 8:03 am

I have errands to run today (including picking up my car from the dealership after work), so likely no time for a workout.

I am not feeling Christmas at ALL this year! I've not bought any gifts yet and I am grossly underprepared for the upcoming weekend. At least I got around to ordering my turkey!
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Re: Twas the Last Monday Before Christmas

Postby Hammie » Mon Dec 19, 2011 8:40 am

12k done this morning - family start to arrive this afternoon, so the week will start to get crazy!
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Re: Twas the Last Monday Before Christmas

Postby purdy65 » Mon Dec 19, 2011 8:41 am

Morning!

7K recovery run at the gym, followed by lots of stretching and strength.
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Re: Twas the Last Monday Before Christmas

Postby Robinandamelia » Mon Dec 19, 2011 8:59 am

10k planned for me tonight. My training plan this week is supposed to be light, as last week was a little on the heavier side (for this point in training), but I'm going to switch them around...because time wise it works better that way....Gonna do my long run on Friday this week as I took the day off.

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Re: Twas the Last Monday Before Christmas

Postby Dr. S » Mon Dec 19, 2011 9:49 am

I'm going to the spa! It'll be another rest day pour moi. Hoping this cold will not keep on growing. And that the sauna will kick its ass!! Have a good day all.
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Re: Twas the Last Monday Before Christmas

Postby scrumhalfgirl » Mon Dec 19, 2011 9:58 am

Glorious sleep-in this morning, but it meant that by the time I was ready to run, C was ready for a nap! So I hit the treadmill instead of outside - I threw in 4 x 3 minute hills, starting at level 3 and going to level 6. Just over 5km.
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Re: Twas the Last Monday Before Christmas

Postby fe.RMT » Mon Dec 19, 2011 10:18 am

3 mile recovery run. Nothing special. Hoping to finish my christmas shopping this morning/afternoon before I work at 3
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Re: Twas the Last Monday Before Christmas

Postby Sandra » Mon Dec 19, 2011 10:21 am

Steady 8.5km this morning around the 'hood. Just trying to maintain my fitness at this point as I have no idea what my running plans will be for next year.
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Re: Twas the Last Monday Before Christmas

Postby crash » Mon Dec 19, 2011 10:34 am

a "heavy" 5 or so this morning
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Re: Twas the Last Monday Before Christmas

Postby CinC » Mon Dec 19, 2011 10:38 am

running and swimming after work. that's about all!
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Re: Twas the Last Monday Before Christmas

Postby IronGoddess » Mon Dec 19, 2011 11:55 am

The local pool reopens today after a 2 week shut down so I am ready to swim, BUT I really want to run with the club tonight. What to do? So either a 2000m swim workout or 45 min run with the club. I will decide at 5:15 tonight.
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Re: Twas the Last Monday Before Christmas

Postby Habs4ever » Mon Dec 19, 2011 12:31 pm

13k done at the gym.
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Re: Twas the Last Monday Before Christmas

Postby HCcD » Mon Dec 19, 2011 12:34 pm

Habs4ever wrote:13k done at the gym.



For frig sake, Habs .. don't you ever take a rest ... :shifty: :wink:
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Re: Twas the Last Monday Before Christmas

Postby Habs4ever » Mon Dec 19, 2011 12:37 pm

HCcD wrote:
Habs4ever wrote:13k done at the gym.



For frig sake, Habs .. don't you ever take a rest ... :shifty: :wink:

I did, last Tuesday. :wink:
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Re: Twas the Last Monday Before Christmas

Postby HCcD » Mon Dec 19, 2011 12:39 pm

Habs4ever wrote:
HCcD wrote:
Habs4ever wrote:13k done at the gym.



For frig sake, Habs .. don't you ever take a rest ... :shifty: :wink:

I did, last Tuesday. :wink:


It's a full time job just trying to keep up with your running .. :shifty: :wink:
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Re: Twas the Last Monday Before Christmas

Postby ultraslacker » Mon Dec 19, 2011 12:40 pm

nothing for me today except appointments and errands. Then tonight we're going on a Carol Cruise! :)
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Re: Twas the Last Monday Before Christmas

Postby Stampie » Mon Dec 19, 2011 1:06 pm

Rest daty in the works for me, but all the errands I need to do before Christmas, will likely result in me doing alot of walking tonight.
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Re: Twas the Last Monday Before Christmas

Postby carm » Mon Dec 19, 2011 2:05 pm

It's my usual rest day but since I did my long run on Saturday, I was bagged yesterday so I'm going to put in another 30-35 minutes for the 100 in 100 challenge tonight. Woo hoo for +3 in Ottawa!
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Re: Twas the Last Monday Before Christmas

Postby ratherawkward » Mon Dec 19, 2011 3:06 pm

Rest day today - have just finished baking sugar cookies for the little guy to decorate and give to his teachers. This seemed like a saner idea before I totalled it up and realized that between kindergarten and daycare, the number of 'teachers' adds up to EIGHT people!
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Re: Twas the Last Monday Before Christmas

Postby Avis » Mon Dec 19, 2011 3:25 pm

Ran 9.25k today! My longest run yet. It helped that the streets are nice and dry, and the snow held off 'til I was finished.
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Re: Twas the Last Monday Before Christmas

Postby RA. » Mon Dec 19, 2011 3:29 pm

Got out for a quick 4.25k this morning. Wanted to run longer, but it was my day off and I didn't set an alarm, and overslept. Oh well!
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Re: Twas the Last Monday Before Christmas

Postby orleansrunner1962 » Mon Dec 19, 2011 4:21 pm

My rest day turned into a running day -- 10 km done in the daylight :D
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