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Biggest running mileage week in 3-1/2 years! (Read 985 times)

Sviatopolk


    Oh yeah! 29.7 miles this week...not really a huge number, but when I looked back at my old logs, I realized I have't run that far in one week since October 2003! Just one short month ago, I wasn't sure if I'd ever become a true runner again. Trying to build back from injury is one of the most frustrating things imaginable, but the patience is worth it when everything finally starts clicking again!
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    rectumdamnnearkilledem

      Isn't it so awesome when everything starts to fall into place like that!? And now we're having excellent weather in the Midwest, too! Big grin k

      '20 Goals:

      Survive the 'Rona • Cover 4000 miles (3300 on-bike, 700 on-foot) • Duathlon podiums • Keep bustin' ass -1 lung lobe and assorted guts parts • Continue showing Cancer that it's not welcome back. Ever. • Improve power:weight ratio • $1000

       

      Getting the wind knocked out of you is the only way to

      remind your lungs how much they like the taste of air.    

           ~ Sarah Kay

        That's awesome, Mishka! Glad to hear your injury is behind you.

        When it’s all said and done, will you have said more than you’ve done?

        jEfFgObLuE


        I've got a fever...

          Good to have you back, dude! Smile

          On your deathbed, you won't wish that you'd spent more time at the office.  But you will wish that you'd spent more time running.  Because if you had, you wouldn't be on your deathbed.

          Mississippi


            Congrats! Isn't it funny how numbers can make us feel so good! I'm right behind you on miles for last week, I logged 29.1 which is the most miles per week that I've ever done.

            Michelle



              WTG Mishka!!Welcome back to running!

              Your toughness is made up of equal parts persistence and experience. You don't so much outrun your opponents as outlast and outsmart them, and the toughest opponent of all is the one inside your head." - Joe Henderson

              Sviatopolk


                Thanks everybody. It's hard to believe there is hope when you're perched on a bike saddle day after day. Michelle...awesome! You should start your own thread! Maybe you're saving it for the big 30, which can't be too far off! Good luck and stay healthy!
                jEfFgObLuE


                I've got a fever...

                  It's hard to believe there is hope when you're perched on a bike saddle day after day.
                  Shhhh. Don't let Did hear that...

                  On your deathbed, you won't wish that you'd spent more time at the office.  But you will wish that you'd spent more time running.  Because if you had, you wouldn't be on your deathbed.

                  Mississippi


                    Thanks everybody. It's hard to believe there is hope when you're perched on a bike saddle day after day. Michelle...awesome! You should start your own thread! Maybe you're saving it for the big 30, which can't be too far off! Good luck and stay healthy!
                    Yours is more exciting since you're coming back from an injury! You've been working over-time. Smile

                    Michelle



                      Oh yeah! 29.7 miles this week...not really a huge number, but when I looked back at my old logs, I realized I have't run that far in one week since October 2003! Just one short month ago, I wasn't sure if I'd ever become a true runner again. Trying to build back from injury is one of the most frustrating things imaginable, but the patience is worth it when everything finally starts clicking again!
                      WTG - it won't be long until Roderick Palomino is back on the leader board
                      The danger of civilization, of course, is that you will piss away your life on nonsense. Jim Harrison
                      Sviatopolk


                        Ah yes, the return of Roderick! It was weird (and probably not entirely legal) signing a waiver as Roderick. The best part was the volunteer that took the waiver said I (Roderick) had a signature like a doctor, to which I wittingly replied, "Well, I am!"
                          Ah yes, the return of Roderick! It was weird (and probably not entirely legal) signing a waiver as Roderick. The best part was the volunteer that took the waiver said I (Roderick) had a signature like a doctor, to which I wittingly replied, "Well, I am!"
                          and board certified no doubt... but what specialty???
                          The danger of civilization, of course, is that you will piss away your life on nonsense. Jim Harrison
                          Sviatopolk


                            Doctor in Llamacology, of course.
                              Mishka, do you own a Llama? Cool

                              Vim

                              Sviatopolk


                                Modal-dude... No llamas at my house. 2 horses and a few chickens though. I asked my wife if I could put a llama mask on one of the horses and call it "Stan". Her answer was no.
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