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A2K Running Club

 
 
George
 
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Reply Thu 19 Jul, 2018 09:15 am
@George,
Did another 3 yesterday. Had to slow to a walk several times when I started
getting knee pain. Still felt really tired by the end.

Today my legs are sore, but at least it is a recovery day.
Region Philbis
 
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Reply Thu 19 Jul, 2018 10:24 am
@George,

hate when a run gets interrupted like that.

do you wear a knee brace?
i've been thinking about getting one for each wonky knee...
George
 
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Reply Thu 19 Jul, 2018 01:46 pm
@Region Philbis,
No, I tried wearing one of those "sleeve" things, but it drove me nuts.

I hope to get in the kayak tomorrow, probably Upper Mystic Lake.
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George
 
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Reply Mon 23 Jul, 2018 07:12 am
I went for 6.2 miles (10 kilometers) Saturday. The plan was to run the first
3.1 miles without stopping, then do the rest in half-mile intervals of jog and
walk. As it turned out, I had to stop a couple of times for knee twinges the
first 3.1. The second 3.1 went as planned.

I felt like hell by the end, but was surprised to fund myself within a minute
of my target time for the distance (73 minutes). Now I am quite hopeful
that I can hit my "age number" once again this year.
tsarstepan
 
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Reply Wed 25 Jul, 2018 07:30 pm
@George,
George
 
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Reply Thu 26 Jul, 2018 08:55 am
@tsarstepan,
Thanks, Tsar.

Oddly enough, I've never had side stitches. Just about every other kind of
pain, but not that kind.
tsarstepan
 
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Reply Thu 26 Jul, 2018 09:44 am
@George,
I would often get afflicted with them (when I restart running again and am pretty out of shape).
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Region Philbis
 
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Reply Thu 26 Jul, 2018 10:09 am
@George,
Quote:
never had


Shocked
George
 
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Reply Thu 26 Jul, 2018 01:55 pm
@Region Philbis,
Yeah, I know. Weird.

On the other hand, used to have to spend time windmilling my arms
before a run or my shoulder would start to ache after a mile or so.

I once cleared a lot of room for myself in the finish line chutes
(remember those?) of a 10K with a spectacular case of the dry heaves.

On a winter jog through the woods near Horn Pond, I slipped on black ice
and went down so fast I was on my back on the ground before I realized I
was falling. By reflex, my arms reached out to slap the ground to break
my fall. I'm sure that saved my noggin, but it hurt my elbow and I had to
finish the run with my arms cradled to my chest.

I ran a distance race on a hot summer day. I was wearing a light-colored
cotton tee. At the end of the race I saw two pink lines down the front of
the shirt. The cotton tee had gotten soaked with my sweat and rubbed
my nipples so raw that they bled.


But no, no side stitches.



tsarstepan
 
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Reply Fri 27 Jul, 2018 07:28 am
@George,
George wrote:

Yeah, I know. Weird.

On the other hand, used to have to spend time windmilling my arms
before a run or my shoulder would start to ache after a mile or so.

Why run when you can certainly helicopter yourself to where you need to go? Shocked
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George
 
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Reply Sat 1 Dec, 2018 02:23 pm
Ran in the Beverly (MA) Reindeer Run today with my friend Bill. The course
was relatively flat, with a nice stretch of ocean view. Sunny and not
terribly cold.

When I picked Rhys up after work, he asked me how the race went.

"I came in third in my age group" I said. "Guess how many were in my age
group."

"Three?" he guessed.

"Yep."

"So you came in last."

Nothing like your kids for keeping it real.
Sturgis
 
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Reply Sat 1 Dec, 2018 05:13 pm
@George,
At least ya didn't come in fifth...




...after their shadows.
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