Thank You

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Bill Crothers
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Thank You

Postby Dstew » Fri Jul 06, 2012 12:12 pm

Although it has only been a couple of weeks, I just wanted to say thank you for the words of wisdom provided by the experts on this board with regards to what I should do in training.

Previous to that advice, I had managed one week of 100 kilometers and I am positive that week lead to my stress fracture. Just last week I ended up running over 100 kilometers and did not even realize it until after I had logged my last run of the week. I have managed three such weeks and I will exceed that this week again. I do not need any ice or medication and I still look forward to getting out for my runs. And many times I plan to do 7 K but end up doing 15 or plan to do 15 K but do 20 K because my legs are good and it is actually fun. Whereas before it was drudgery and torture. Add in the benefit that I have lost weight and people are telling me how much better I am looking after just a little more than an month of this approach and I can honestly say that how fast I actually run a marathon pales in comparison to all of the other benefits of this approach so once again, thank you for taking the time to provide me with your thoughts and experience.

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Lynn Williams
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Re: Thank You

Postby Miss*Smiles » Fri Jul 06, 2012 1:08 pm

:D
When your legs get tired, run with your heart.

Overcome the notion that you must be regular. It robs you of your chance to be extraordinary.

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Kevin Sullivan
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Re: Thank You

Postby Jo-Jo » Fri Jul 06, 2012 1:14 pm

:D :D
What a lovely thing to post..thank you for taking the time to thank the people who've helped you.
Time for a group hug :D :wink:
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Re: Thank You

Postby DougG » Sun Jul 29, 2012 10:37 pm

:-BD :YMHUG: :YMHUG:
2014
injured
2013
Snowflake 10k....stopped at 5k
Rest of the year a write off because of injury.
2012
Snowflake 10k Jan 1 done
Run 4 Kids 10k Jan 7 done
Harry's Spring Run Off 8k. April 8 a disaster, but I finished
Centurion 50k at Horseshoe Valley (cycling) done
Centurion 50 miler at Blue Mountain (cycling) done.....barely!
Snowflake 5k, Dec 16 - done
2011
Harry Rosen 8k. April. done
Rotary 5k fun run. May. done
CANI 10k. June. done
Canada Day 10k. July. done
Barrie Waterfront 5k. Aug. done
CANI 10 k. Oct. done
Base Borden Army Run 10k. done


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