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Sparkles

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Have been trying to get back into it again and the fitness is definitely way down.
One thing that's made a huge difference to how the body holds up is stretching. I've started doing 15 mins of stretches each morning and it's made a huge difference to how I feel during and after a run*. It's easy to sqeeze it in most days and sets me up better for the day in general.

*colelctive term for run, jog, walk, wheeze, pant, collapse, duck into the pub
 

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I run nearly every day, usually 4kms which takes about 30 mins on the treadmill. On the weekends I have been doing parkrun at Menai, it’s a 5km run. Did it in about 27 minutes a couple weeks ago.

Running is good fun. Stick to it with a good diet and you will lose weight.

Anyone here in any running clubs around the shire?
 

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I run nearly every day, usually 4kms which takes about 30 mins on the treadmill. On the weekends I have been doing parkrun at Menai, it’s a 5km run. Did it in about 27 minutes a couple weeks ago.

Running is good fun. Stick to it with a good diet and you will lose weight.

Anyone here in any running clubs around the shire?
I've done a lot of running in the past, lots of long races, but haven't done one for 4 years now. Kids in the way.

Looked at my Garmin a few weeks back and noticed I'd only done 500km this year. Almost cried.

Have hit 70km the last few weeks which is nothing compared to what I used to do ☹️ I need to pick a race and commit.
 

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I've done a lot of running in the past, lots of long races, but haven't done one for 4 years now. Kids in the way.

Looked at my Garmin a few weeks back and noticed I'd only done 500km this year. Almost cried.

Have hit 70km the last few weeks which is nothing compared to what I used to do ☹️ I need to pick a race and commit.
That’s a lot of running mate, well done.

Have you always been a runner?
 

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park run at menai? when i get out of my moon boot lets do it, im at illawong

i had just got myself ready for the S2S and done my ankle in at basketball on monday
 

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Nah not always mate. Started maybe 20 years ago to lose weight and then started doing races in 2008.
Similar to what I have been doing mate. Started it to lose weight, actual enjoy it but haven’t done any races.

Would love to one day.
 

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Similar to what I have been doing mate. Started it to lose weight, actual enjoy it but haven’t done any races.

Would love to one day.
Yeah I find it's the most enjoyable exercise for me, my mind wanders off which I love.
 

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hey guys

completing this challenge again this year, my target was 40km its now been raised to 50km

any spare change wil be appreciated

 

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hey guys

completing this challenge again this year, my target was 40km its now been raised to 50km

any spare change wil be appreciated

Donated man. Good cause!
 

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hey guys

completing this challenge again this year, my target was 40km its now been raised to 50km

any spare change wil be appreciated

I’ll pop a $50 in when I get paid on Friday mate. My 4 year old is autistic so this cause does hit me a bit. All the appreciation and respect in the world to you for taking this on. Thank you.
 

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hey guys

completing this challenge again this year, my target was 40km its now been raised to 50km

any spare change wil be appreciated

This is also now raised to 70km
 
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