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Sunday, June 08, 2008

Race for Life 08

Well I didn't do as well as I had hoped. My stopwatch actually ran out of battery but we think I was around 36 mins. It was really hot yesterday and that was what did for me really. I jogged the first half without too much trouble, then slowed to take on some water and that was a mistake. I never really got going properly in a good rhythm again. There just hasn't really been a lot of good weather to train in - in fact it has only really warmed up here this last week (complete lack of vegetables in the garden is a testament to this fact!) so there's not much that can be done when the day of the race turns out to be a scorcher!!!! - Still my sister wants to carry on our once a week run together as it's a nice opportunity for us to have 1/2 hour together, and there have been vague mentions of the 10k one next year............. and why not????!!!!

having said that we all had such a fantastic day, there were 4 of us doing it and together we raised well over £700 for Cancer Research, which I am incredibly proud of and is an awesome total.

There aren't any photos because it seems MrNoo was taking photos of everyone else (!) - next year must remember to wear something more conspicuous!!! :) :)

Have a lovely Sunday everyone, I'll be in the garden then watching the Canadian GP tonight!

7 comments:

  1. Well done Noo!! Am right proud to know ya....as for next year..well maybe i will follow your lead and have a go myself instead of just donating.
    As for the GP...of course Im watching!!! I mean is the Pope german?? Does a Bear poop in the woods??

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  2. Well done Noo!!!!! Proud of you regardless of the time;-)

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  3. That is fabulous that you ran, well done! Who cares about the time, you raised so much! xxx

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  4. You star well done, don't be hard on yourself, you did well and so did your family, just think of the money you all raised.

    I have just 5 days to go *shock*

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  5. You did brilliantly well and don't you go thinking anything else!

    Time doesn't matter ;-)

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  6. Oh well done Noo! I really admire you making the effort to run once a week, too

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