A (Sun)Day at the Races

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A (Sun)Day at the Races

Postby La » Sun Mar 24, 2013 7:07 am

No racing for me, but I know lots are, so good luck!

Since everyone I know is either racing or injured, I'm going to do my 17K run on my own a little later from home (once it warms up a bit).
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Re: A (Sun)Day at the Races

Postby ceileigh » Sun Mar 24, 2013 7:26 am

Wishing everyone racing a great run! My cold is slowly improving and I actually got a good nights sleep :D I still sound more like a bullfrog then a runner though but then again I'm not gonna be running today anyway so it doesn't really matter.

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Re: A (Sun)Day at the Races

Postby IronColl » Sun Mar 24, 2013 7:58 am

Good luck racers!
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Re: A (Sun)Day at the Races

Postby ultraslacker » Sun Mar 24, 2013 7:59 am

heading out to squamish with 3 trail buddies for 23km in the orientation run for squamish50. I remember the course. eating a hearty breakfast. ;)
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Re: A (Sun)Day at the Races

Postby Hammie » Sun Mar 24, 2013 8:10 am

6k done on the TM for me this morning - felt surprisingly good after yesterday's race! Now a busy day of ski lessons, birthday party, and visitors for us.

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Re: A (Sun)Day at the Races

Postby erinmcd » Sun Mar 24, 2013 8:20 am

Just got back from a 23K loop around Presqu'ile Park with a buddy. Lovely day to be outside!
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Postby ratherawkward » Sun Mar 24, 2013 9:26 am

14k this morning - first run in a couple of weeks where I didn't feel beaten up.
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Re: A (Sun)Day at the Races

Postby NMG » Sun Mar 24, 2013 9:46 am

13K this morning for me on a beautiful sunny day. Good luck racers!

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Postby Mark.AU » Sun Mar 24, 2013 9:54 am

Good luck racers!
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A (Sun)Day at the Races

Postby Jwolf » Sun Mar 24, 2013 10:14 am

A quick look at some of the tracking shows out maniacs tearing up the ATB course!! Go go go.
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Re: A (Sun)Day at the Races

Postby La » Sun Mar 24, 2013 10:33 am

Managed 17.7K in 1:46 in the beautiful sunshine. I was overdressed for the times I had a tail wind and just right for those times I had a head wind.
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Re: A (Sun)Day at the Races

Postby Sandra » Sun Mar 24, 2013 10:37 am

Jwolf wrote:A quick look at some of the tracking shows out maniacs tearing up the ATB course!! Go go go.


Go Maniacs! :D
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Re: A (Sun)Day at the Races

Postby La » Sun Mar 24, 2013 10:39 am

Sandra wrote:
Jwolf wrote:A quick look at some of the tracking shows out maniacs tearing up the ATB course!! Go go go.


Go Maniacs! :D

Robbie-T crossed in 2 hours and 13 seconds!! Ouch! [that was gun time, chip time is 8 seconds over 2 hours]
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Re: A (Sun)Day at the Races

Postby chunkymonkeymelonhed » Sun Mar 24, 2013 10:39 am

Sandra wrote:
Jwolf wrote:A quick look at some of the tracking shows out maniacs tearing up the ATB course!! Go go go.


Go Maniacs! :D


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Re: A (Sun)Day at the Races

Postby purdy65 » Sun Mar 24, 2013 2:53 pm

Home! What a great day for me. PB at ATB in fantastic conditions. 2:46:43. Report will be up before too long.
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Re: A (Sun)Day at the Races

Postby barebuns1 » Sun Mar 24, 2013 3:16 pm

No workout or run today. my streak ends at 6 days. Maybe I will run later today, the weather is great but windy. :)
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Postby Robinandamelia » Sun Mar 24, 2013 3:28 pm

ATB for me today and a 12 minute PB. Finished in 2:40 and super happy with that!

Congrats again Lisa, awesome time. I knew you didn't think you were trained enough but I had my suspicions that you would do great :)

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Re: A (Sun)Day at the Races

Postby Ken B » Sun Mar 24, 2013 4:08 pm

ATB pour moi aussi!!

Despite a 5 minute stop waiting for a freight train to pass I was able to post a decent 22 minute PB - 2:52:42

I also was able to chat with or say hi to a number of runningmaniacs. :dance:

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Postby ultraslacker » Sun Mar 24, 2013 5:39 pm

23km done! It was a great run, on a fantastic course. They've made some significant course changes since the race in august, and the new one is WAAAAAYYYYY better than the old! Tough though, took me 3:45ish. Loved it!
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Postby AlfiefromPickering » Sun Mar 24, 2013 6:02 pm

Robinandamelia wrote:ATB for me today and a 12 minute PB. Finished in 2:40 and super happy with that!

Congrats again Lisa, awesome time. I knew you didn't think you were trained enough but I had my suspicions that you would do great :)

Congratulations Robin. You are obviously doing the right thing when it comes to your training. Not that many runners have reached your level of improvement. And besides that, your cold was no excuse for having such a fabulous PB.
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Re: A (Sun)Day at the Races

Postby Jump145 » Sun Mar 24, 2013 6:11 pm

10k at a decent pace in the sun this afternoon. :)
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Re: A (Sun)Day at the Races

Postby Ken B » Sun Mar 24, 2013 6:12 pm

Robinandamelia wrote:ATB for me today and a 12 minute PB. Finished in 2:40 and super happy with that!

Congrats again Lisa, awesome time. I knew you didn't think you were trained enough but I had my suspicions that you would do great :)


Well done, Robin!!! It was nice meeting you again. I hope to see you at many events in the future!! :)

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Re: A (Sun)Day at the Races

Postby AlfiefromPickering » Sun Mar 24, 2013 6:26 pm

Ken B wrote:ATB pour moi aussi!!

Despite a 5 minute stop waiting for a freight train to pass I was able to post a decent 22 minute PB - 2:52:42

I also was able to chat with or say hi to a number of runningmaniacs. :dance:

I am very sorry Ken for that stupid incident that you had with the train. The ATB organizers will have to do some serious thinking about this issue ...
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Re: A (Sun)Day at the Races

Postby Robinandamelia » Sun Mar 24, 2013 6:28 pm

Thanks :) Congrats to you guys as well...seemed like we all had a pretty good day today!

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Re: A (Sun)Day at the Races

Postby tinyterror » Sun Mar 24, 2013 6:46 pm

Congrats to everyone who did ATB today, and those who saw such great improvements! As expected I wasn't too close to my time from last year of 2:47 but given my lack of endurance training my time of 3:02 (and I should subtract 3-4 minutes from that because of the train) isn't too bad. It's not "the hill" that does me in, it's all the little ones before it. Everything hurts right now but all in all a good day :)
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