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Doonst 2011 Sulphur Springs

Postby Doonst » Tue May 31, 2011 9:04 pm

A week ago I didn't think I'd be running this one, sore achilles tendon had me on light duty all month. So I am glad for what I could do. No PB, no big shallonge, no new distance. But I ran it, easy sure but I ran it all, except of course up some of the hills. It was muddy this year, by far the muddiest I seen in the 6 times I've ran it (5 at this distance, once at 10 K). My longest run this month had been 10 K, so I was a little worried about endurance too. I lagged a bit just after halfway, but then felt good and strong for the last 10, even up the hills. So it went as well as I could have hoped for. Final 2:40, last year 2:18, PB 2:13.
Lots of fun hanging out after with the gang, watching the ultra crowd do their thing. Almost got sunny for a while. Congrats to all those who did so well in those challenging conditions.
Some pictures are up, here's me getting passed by Casual Runner, then Sandra, finally finishing as the fog breaks.
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Re: Doonst 2011 Sulphur Springs

Postby Jo-Jo » Tue May 31, 2011 9:29 pm

As your official fan...I'm happy you got out to the woods to play for a day!

I hope we get to see each other this year...maybe at Fall Colours????

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Re: Doonst 2011 Sulphur Springs

Postby Annelizabeth » Tue May 31, 2011 9:35 pm

Ohhh I need matching orange socks like you!!
Great to beat you again ahahahahhaha You better rest up cause I have been practicing my singing/ cat cries for you listening pleasure for when we race together.

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Re: Doonst 2011 Sulphur Springs

Postby Robinandamelia » Wed Jun 01, 2011 4:05 am

Great photos! Congrats on another race!

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Re: Doonst 2011 Sulphur Springs

Postby Marg » Wed Jun 01, 2011 5:18 am

Nicely done Sheldon... hoping you recovery from this achilles trouble soon! :)
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Postby b_squared » Wed Jun 01, 2011 5:50 am

Not bad Doonst, not bad at all!
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Re: Doonst 2011 Sulphur Springs

Postby HCcD » Wed Jun 01, 2011 6:21 am

Nice to see you back out there and having fun, Sheldon .. :P :wink:

One of these days, I keep telling myself, that I will make it out to Sulphur Springs ... :shifty: :shifty: :wink: :oops:
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Postby Sandra » Wed Jun 01, 2011 6:24 am

It was a pleasure passing you.... I mean seeing you at yet another trail run. Congrats on finishing strong especially with an injury and in such muddy conditions.
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Postby Sir Crashalot » Wed Jun 01, 2011 6:25 am

As long as it was fun, all is good!
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Re: Doonst 2011 Sulphur Springs

Postby purdy65 » Wed Jun 01, 2011 7:17 am

Sounds like fun Sheldon! Glad you were able to heal up enough to do the course! I can tell from the pictures - LOTS of mud! :lol: :lol:
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Postby Habs4ever » Wed Jun 01, 2011 9:15 am

Sounds like a good time, mud and all.
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Postby Strider » Wed Jun 01, 2011 12:13 pm

Great Job - fun to see you on the course a couple of times. You helped push me along the 2nd lap - I was trying hard to not get passed by you.
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Postby chunkymonkeymelonhed » Wed Jun 01, 2011 12:21 pm

Nicely done Doost!
Great pics.
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Re: Doonst 2011 Sulphur Springs

Postby bluemutt » Wed Jun 01, 2011 2:39 pm

Nice Job!

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Re: Doonst 2011 Sulphur Springs

Postby richie-rich » Wed Jun 01, 2011 6:29 pm

pretty good job doonst. no report of an injury or undue soreness - you just may have turned the corner. good times!

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Re: Doonst 2011 Sulphur Springs

Postby DougG » Wed Jun 01, 2011 8:43 pm

Well done Sheldon, nice pics too. :D
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Re: Doonst 2011 Sulphur Springs

Postby Ken B » Wed Jun 01, 2011 8:57 pm

Excellent report, Sheldon. I am happy to see you getting out and doing the races again this year. Good luck with the achilles problem.

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Re: Doonst 2011 Sulphur Springs

Postby JSmitty » Wed Jun 01, 2011 8:59 pm

Always fun to read your race reports....any happy that you finished. Hope that your sore body heals up soon.
Looks like a muddy, fun adventure.

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Re: Doonst 2011 Sulphur Springs

Postby West Grey Runner » Fri Jun 03, 2011 8:16 am

It was nice seeing you again Sheldon . Sorry to hear that you are still battling the injuries but it’s really great that you are still getting out. You get an A+ for your running smart!

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Re: Doonst 2011 Sulphur Springs

Postby casual-runner » Fri Jun 03, 2011 8:58 pm

It was great to chat and run with you as usual. So great that you survived this tough course without problems :dance:
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