Ok, so todays blog title is a little mixed up, but I like impact! Well, I mean, I don't mean impact, you know hit and run......Oh blast! Let me start again!
So today I ran and then did a HIIT session. So the title is slight skew-wiff, but that's fine. This morning I met the other Thursday PWRs in the rec. We got into our groups and then headed off. My group we had 7! We haven't had that many runners in my group for a while, so it was a nice surprise. But the three extra ladies that were with me, K, Tracy and PinkladyJo normally they run in the faster groups! That's fine, we can do this.
I was taking the group on a loop around the woods, the longer route, not the 'half the Woods' route today, I felt we could get around in good time this morning. So we went through Dog Poo ally and then turned right to go up the path towards the road. The 3 faster ladies, ZippySherry being one of them just got right up to the top and waited. I was just a little bit behind them and the 3 other ladies behind me. I thought I best that ZippySherry led a 'breakaway' group so that they were not hanging about too long for us. Running through the woods is all kind of up and down, and doing loop backs could prove to be quite challenging. So once we were all together and a little breather we all started running again, but then the 'breakaways' got further and further away.
We continued our run all the way along the right flank of the woods with me just in front of the ladies. I could hear them chatting as they were running along. I just kept my speed a little bit faster hoping they would try and stay with me! But they have their pace and they are getting there! I shall have to get my nagging voice out again soon!
We were just coming up to the middle path and I thought I would just wait for them to catch up, K and PinkLadyJo were first in view with Tracy just behind them. Tracy was dabbing at her arm.....and no, it's not that kind of Dab! She was using her new PWR new season Buff which she had on her wrist to dab away blood on her arm! She was attacked by the brambles! "Another new way to use my buff" she said to me "To wipe away blood, sweat and tears" I tell you Tracy is really trying hard to get back into to her running! She knows exactly what it takes, and it takes all three, blood, sweat and tears. It also takes time, commitment, determination! It's hard work but so much fun....eventually it's fun, after we have done all our running and work outs!
We were running up the steep little path that takes us to the back of the school and ZippySherry and the two others came up from behind us! I couldn't quite figure out how they got there, but ZS said that they had gone the long way round the woods! It was good to all join back together, just until we got to Botany Bay Lane though, because then the faster three went along to Goss hill while us four ran down lane all the way to the river and then back up to the rail lines!
It was a great run and by the time we came out of the woods then the 'breakaways' rejoined us for the last little bit back to the rec! Not a badly paced run for group 3 and breakaway group 3+ (which is what I think our group is called on a Thursday) We all did our stretches together and then as we were leaving the rec the others were coming back from their run!
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