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Finally Warm Friday

Postby La » Fri Jan 31, 2014 8:55 am

-2C this morning, going up to -1C later today! :D

6K run done on the TM before work this morning.
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Re: Finally Warm Friday

Postby purdy65 » Fri Jan 31, 2014 8:59 am

I really wanted to go outside today - it would have been great, but this cold has migrated to my chest a bit, and I just didn't think it would help things.

10K @ 6.0 - 6.6 mph. 58:30. Despite the cold, the run felt fantastic! No doubt I'll pay for it later.

I also managed 15 minutes of stretching and strength.

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Re: Finally Warm Friday

Postby erinmcd » Fri Jan 31, 2014 9:04 am

11K at recovery pace for me this morning on very sloppy roads. The only downside to the warmer temps is that the previously hard pack snow on the roads is now very soft and slippery.
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Re: Finally Warm Friday

Postby Jogger Barbie » Fri Jan 31, 2014 9:50 am

TGIF! I started the day with a good 8 mile run on the TM this morning. The only downside is that it could have been outside. Unfortunately, because there was snow in the forecast for overnight I was expecting to be shoveling this morning, not running outside, and I didn't even consider that option until we were halfway to the gym. Oh well, still good to have put in the distance. Busy day at work so that's it from me. Have a good day and better weekend, everyone. :)
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Re: Finally Warm Friday

Postby Jwolf » Fri Jan 31, 2014 9:52 am

Plan for me is an 8k easy run, probably on the roads near work. Then lunch with a friend. :)
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Re: Finally Warm Friday

Postby Robinandamelia » Fri Jan 31, 2014 10:31 am

Rest day for me. Hoping the nice temps hold out for tomorrow's long run. TGIF

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Re: Finally Warm Friday

Postby Avis » Fri Jan 31, 2014 10:52 am

Rest day for me, with house cleaning and vacuuming and all that fun stuff before my in-laws arrive for a visit. Have a good weekend, all you Maniacs!
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Re: Finally Warm Friday

Postby marymac442 » Fri Jan 31, 2014 11:19 am

I've been a slug this week so I walked halfway to work. I didn't get moving early enough to walk all the way. Depending how I feel after work I may walk home.
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Re: Finally Warm Friday

Postby La » Fri Jan 31, 2014 11:19 am

Jogger Barbie wrote:Unfortunately, because there was snow in the forecast for overnight I was expecting to be shoveling this morning, not running outside, and I didn't even consider that option until we were halfway to the gym.

Which forecast were you looking at? Mine said no snow until overnight tonight.
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Re: Finally Warm Friday

Postby runJrun » Fri Jan 31, 2014 11:41 am

It is cold over here! Brrr. I am tired today so am going to head to spin at lunch. I need someone to just yell at me what to do :) I am so excited for my Mexican vacation today - I feel like a little kid :)
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Re: Finally Warm Friday

Postby RA. » Fri Jan 31, 2014 12:17 pm

I went to the oval for a skate at lunch. 10 laps in about 22 minutes. Plus the walk there and back, of course.
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Re: Finally Warm Friday

Postby scrumhalfgirl » Fri Jan 31, 2014 12:42 pm

Finally warm is exactly how I felt! I laid out all my outside and inside clothes last night in hopes I might get an outdoor run. C was up early, but she was enticed by our first stroller run in over a month. The 300m each way on our block was very tough going because it was covered in soft snow, but the more primary streets for the rest of the run were great. 4 km done - stroller + snow + toddler + baby-in-belly = hard work!
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Re: Finally Warm Friday

Postby Jogger Barbie » Fri Jan 31, 2014 12:49 pm

La wrote:
Jogger Barbie wrote:Unfortunately, because there was snow in the forecast for overnight I was expecting to be shoveling this morning, not running outside, and I didn't even consider that option until we were halfway to the gym.

Which forecast were you looking at? Mine said no snow until overnight tonight.

Environment Canada and the Accuweather app on my phone were both predicting some snow, beginning around midnight and ending before morning. We got home about 11:00 last night, and as Ed was putting out the garbage for this morning's pick-up, he said there were a few flakes. Environment Canada was reporting a "snow shower" at the airport at the same time. But happily it didn't develop into much. I am hoping against hope the same thing happens with the forecast for tonight and tomorrow.
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Re: Finally Warm Friday

Postby Nicholas » Fri Jan 31, 2014 2:25 pm

Slow 6K around the 'hood at noon. Felt a bit like spring...
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Re: Finally Warm Friday

Postby ratherawkward » Fri Jan 31, 2014 3:03 pm

Finally got back out today, after a lot of "runs replaced by cross-training" lately. 5k, nothing earth-shattering, but felt good.
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Re: Finally Warm Friday

Postby QuickChick » Fri Jan 31, 2014 3:20 pm

I had such a nice run today! 5.6km at 5:18 pace, the fastest I've gone in ages! The bare roads and milder temps meant way fewer layers and so much less aggravation on the roads. :D Tonight is WINE NIGHT!! Yay!!!! We have made a new years resolution that until mat leave ends, we buy wine only once a week. Of course, when we look forward to it all week, it usually means a better bottle gets bought, so it doesn't save a TON... but it's better than our old habit of buying wine 3 or 4 nights/week. :oops:
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Re: Finally Warm Friday

Postby MrBond » Fri Jan 31, 2014 3:33 pm

12.5 kms - best outdoor run in a very long time. :D :D :D
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Re: Finally Warm Friday

Postby NMG » Fri Jan 31, 2014 4:18 pm

Break day for me!

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Re: Finally Warm Friday

Postby Dr. S » Fri Jan 31, 2014 5:09 pm

0 oC in Montreal! :D Ran 30 mins with Popeye
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Re: Finally Warm Friday

Postby Jwolf » Fri Jan 31, 2014 5:23 pm

Jwolf wrote:Plan for me is an 8k easy run, probably on the roads near work. Then lunch with a friend. :)

Ended up doing 9k in the beautiful sunshine. Then a great lunch. :)
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Re: Finally Warm Friday

Postby Habs4ever » Fri Jan 31, 2014 6:22 pm

10k treadmill
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Re: Finally Warm Friday

Postby barebuns1 » Fri Jan 31, 2014 6:23 pm

I think with the windchill it is something like -20. I am going to run on the treadmill at the YMCA in a few minutes. I have been looking at all my running logs since '96. A new record for kms in a month. I should have 244km by the end of the day. :D
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Re: Finally Warm Friday

Postby IronGoddess » Fri Jan 31, 2014 7:08 pm

Don't be angry with me but I had a 2 hr outside ride in the beautiful sunshine this morning and only had to wear 3 layers.
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Re: Finally Warm Friday

Postby Hammie » Fri Jan 31, 2014 7:53 pm

6k today - still cold here, so that was all I could muster the enthusiasm for.
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