Shit week

Week Ending 23/08/2015

Literally. Picked up some sort of stomach bug or food poisoning on Monday and couldn’t shake it until Friday.

With a trip to Dublin for a conference on Weds-Sat, I’d booked a later flight home on Saturday so I could do a tourist parkrun but it didn’t look like that was going to happen as I spent seemingly more time shivering on the toilet than anything for Mon-Weds and then started picking up a little but a tough and otherwise grim week running wise.

I did manage to feel human on Friday and on Saturday went to do Waterstown parkrun and despite feeling a little weak I actually finished first!

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Kapow! Another one to add to the collection! #parkrun #parkrunireland #dublin #running

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It’s a tough little course looping around and with some little climbs to make you work but 17:55 isn’t too bad and I liked that they had a lead bike! Pretty pleasing that I have now finished 1st at a parkrun 5 times in the last 7 I’ve run!

  • Mon – 7 miles
  • Tues – Ill
  • Weds – Ill
  • Thurs – Ill
  • Fri – Ill
  • Sat – 3.1 miles
  • Sun – Rest

Total : 10.1 miles