#Race Virtual Run 10km, just the highlights

3hrs sleep
Carried weighty 12kg OMM 25litre running bag
Wearing my Inov8 Trailroc 245
Strode purposefully out of my workplace
Kicked open power of Suunto Ambit 2 GPS
Started running
Hit full stride by the time left Regent’s Park
Jumped across traffic lights into Marylebone
Burnt down towards Edgware Road
Turn of pace to avoid old people
Sprinted out toward Lancaster Gate
Waved in an annoyed fashion at tourists in Kensington
Troubled a hill as darted towards Kensington High Street
Doffed Snowdonia Buff towards the Albert Hall
Pressed afterburner as crossed Hyde Park Corner
Lurched heavily towards Victoria
Stopped for traffic
Thundered along Victoria Street
Thanked commuter for getting the fuck out the way
Saw traffic gap, took it
Ran past Run and Become, scanned shoes in window
Looked to Suunto, 9.91km
Continued looking to Suunto, pace rising
Nearly hit man as stopping
Finished outside Scotland Yard
Virtual 10km complete in 51minutes
Hips sore
Back sore
Ordered Trailroc 235s
Acedemundo (see Fonzie / Happy Days)

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7 comments
  1. Hmmm looks like you have the same pedestrian dogging issues I’ve been suffering from lately!

    • Something like that, but then you’ve got to love them, where would be without pedestrians and traffic!

      • Ha! Should have read ‘Dodging’ not ‘dogging’ that would be worrying. …

      • I figured but then I ran C2C earlier in the year and you were most certainly avoiding the doggers

      • Sounds like one to avoid!

  2. I had lovely pedestrians tonight. Two of them even said “well done” as I passed, almost earning an extremely sweaty runner hug.

    • If you could send your pedestrians my way I’d be most grateful

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