blueben78 wrote:EeBeeGeeBee: us Forces brats get everywhere (nature of the beast I guess). which service?
RAF, Ben, but only a lowly sergeant, and one of the back-office boys. No fancy flying, flight engineering or anything interesting like that. I was actually born in an RAF hospital over in Germany (or West Germany as it was then).
We've got another connection too, albeit spurious. You live in Derby. My Dad was born and bred in Ilkeston. We've not got any family connections there any more though (not that I know of anyway).
EeBeeGeeBee wrote:I managed a whole 10k. The time wasn't spectacular: 42:45 or thereabouts. But it's a whole 10k, which is the furthest I've rowed for about 3 months now.
Well done George. I know that it's simultaneously both a triumph and a disappointment - the fact that you managed a whole 10k, but also that you couldn't row at your best. It's the nature of recovery. I think it's always best to set a mental limit which is twice as long as you expect your full recovery to take. That way, most sessions are a pleasant surprise and you at least feel as if you are making progress.
Good luck but remember not to get too exuberant too soon - you could end up off training for even longer...
Cheers, Planky. I stepped up another gear today. Just the one though. Don't want to push it. Another 10k, this time in a fraction of a second under 42 mins. Slow and steady, slow and steady.
Fantastic bit of running, Rod
. I did a 5-miler myself yesterday as it happens. Not nearly as fast as you guys, obviously. Plus it was very hilly. I averaged about 10 kph, i.e. about 48 mins. I've got a long way to go before I reach your heady heights.TPK
: very best of luck in Edinburgh this weekend. I'm very jealous. It promises to be a blistering event.Bezza
: ditto with the Poole 10k
Is it really only 3 weeks until The Fun In The Forest? Wish I was able to come