Miles:
4649 total / 69 in 2015
Goal:

Thoughts are of next years adventures, first the Deeside Way Ultra Then the Hoka Highland Fling Ultra and finally its back to Glenmore to try the full 24hr race

James Day ran: started of not too ba...

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  • 13 miles
  • 01:50 time
  • 08:22 pace
  • 1724 calories
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  • 0 ft climb
  • 0 max hr
  • 0 avg hr
    • Currently 3/5 Effort.
    effort 3/5
alright Clyde canal to Kilsyth and back 21.1 km 01:50 08:22 pace

started of not too bad this morning but I felt my legs were just not with me at all, heavy and sluggish feeling, although the route is a fairly flat tow path I just couldn't get my legs to open the pace, I'm so used to a trail cadence that's got a short stride I found it harder to take longer strides, I also had a bit of a strain building in my right glute at the last 5k, BUT, I beat my PB on this route which was 1.54, I was very surprised, :)

  • Philip V.
    Philip V.

    Sorry to hear the run didn't go as you would have liked, but wow..congrats on the PB!

    over 2 years ago Like1 person

  • Tracy S.
    Tracy S.

    Nice half PB James. What do you think was the reason for the heavy legs? Ps: Don't forget to roll out your butt cheek!

    over 2 years ago Like1 person

  • James D.
    James D.

    @Tracy, Im not sure why I felt so bad this morning, I ate whole wheat waffles with chocolate spread an hour before run and had a carb/caffeine gel at the halfway point, but I just didn't seem to perform as I should have, rest day tomorrow and Physio app too

    over 2 years ago Like

  • Chanie P.
    Chanie P.

    Wow, very nice! Look at you, smashing old records without even noticing :p

    over 2 years ago Like1 person

  • Sarah C
    Sarah C

    Wow, great run! May be have felt like a struggle but you received that nice PB surprise at the finish. :)

    over 2 years ago Like1 person

  • Wanda
    Wanda

    What an awesome run, James! Love that it went much better than you thought - congrats on the PR! Hope you enjoyed your date with the foam roller!

    over 2 years ago Like1 person

  • Michael
    Michael

    Dayum! What a fantastic run. Great performance, James!

    over 2 years ago Like1 person

  • Kelly L.
    Kelly L.

    Nice run James. Sorry you weren't feeling it but was happy to see that you managed a PB on this one despite the sluggish feelings. Sometimes that's when we dig deepest.

    over 2 years ago Like1 person

  • Elysia
    Elysia

    Wow, you killed that run, James. I'm impressed. :)

    over 2 years ago Like1 person

  • Gozling
    Gozling

    ps.. the Mr. is my hubby Paul... I call him Mr. or Paul or Mr. Paul on here.. LOL :P

    over 2 years ago Like1 person

  • Mel Z.
    Mel Z.

    Wow, running without legs must really be a struggle. Sorry, smart ass comment.

    over 2 years ago Like1 person

  • Gozling
    Gozling Congrats
    Congrats:

    wow! nice on the PB!!! Hope the legs feel better! It was a heavy day for me too-- maybe its the swelling from the moon!!

    over 2 years ago

  • Thomas G.
    Thomas G. Great Performance
    Great Performance:

    Very imperssive run James!

    over 2 years ago