Monday, 18 July 2016

I've Gone VIRAL

It's been over two weeks since my last entry where the Gold Coast half went reasonably well to plan. Unfortunately since then my virus has again descended putting me out of any sort of proper training. At first I enjoyed the recovery from the half but after a week, I had had enough and even now I find myself still coughing up and blowing out crap. Let's hope it ends soon.

Not a bad first week but quite sick from Sunday 10th onwards again.

Mon July 4th: 10km beach run at the Gold Coast
Tue 5th:          11km easy grass run
Wed 6th:         15km Narrabeen Lake - felt pretty good actually
Thur 7th:         9km not that great. Fell apart. Sick again
Fri 8th:            AM: 6km slow, PM: 12km with 3 sets of 6min/3min fartlek (1min between each) 3:30 pace for the total 33mins.
Sat 9th:            27km easy long run - struggled at the end
Sun 10th:         No run
Total: 90km

Mon 11th:       6km with running client (6min pace)
Tue 12th:        Easy 7km
Wed 13th:      6km with running client (6min pace)
Thur 14th:      No run
Fri 15th:         10km easy
Sat 16th:         20km with 2 x 3.5km white fences in 3.40 pace.
Sun 17th:        No run.
Total: 49km

During the week, Greta organised for Julius Achon - Ugandan Olympic middle distance runner to attend our Thursday speed session. And wow what a turnout - over 40 of our regulars turned up to run with Julius and hear about his youth, making the Olympics and also the wonderful work Love Mercy is doing for the communities and families of Uganda. Check out our site should you wish to donate or get involved.

Training camps planned:

Nov 25th -28th: The Entrance/ Long Jetty
April 13th - 17th 2017: The Red Centre (Alice Springs to Uluru)
Sept 2017: France - Pyrenees training camp, Bordeaux wine marathon

Again check out the website or email me to register your interest.

We've also almost offloaded all 50 of our brand new ICG - rejoov runners tops ad we're hoping to order some more bright Orange and Red ones soon.

Finally Rejoov will have a marquee post City to surf sponsored by Taylors Wines so please feel free to drop by, have a very nice drop of vino or bubbles and uber it home. Or just stay and kick on with me!

See you out there

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