Excuses link here, plus it was 0645 when I left the house, and I am NOT a morning person. I repeat, NOT a morning person.
Weather – Friggin’ dark, how should I know? I don’t think it was raining, but I had my eyes shut.
Food – “ran” before breakfast. BEFORE. Yes, I know I’m shouty, but I’m a not a morning person, did I say?
AFO – not worn, trainers worn. Plasters over rubbed bits. Jury still can’t make up mind
Route – along my road. Well it was so dark, no-one was going to recognise me
Dogshit – nil. Too dark to see, but trainers don’t smell
Number of times cyclists mending punctures – one
Number of people who said “hello” – 3 (that’s everyone I met. This place may be quite big but it still thinks it’s a village)
Number of people who said “hello, oh hi Claire” – 1. That’s NOT supposed to happen.
Plan – follow Runkeepers very slow 20 minute interval plan with 5 min warm up. 60 s steady, 90 s slow. Don’t meet anyone I know
Distance 1.66 miles; Total time 25 min; pace 15.03 (you have no idea how chuffed I am with that. In addition, all my steady intervals were faster than my slow intervals!
Back/hip pain – too early for me to feel pain – no sense, no feeling.
Enjoyment – 9/10, loved lack of cars. Would have been 10 but for recognition issue. Getting out of bed -37/10
Shower – haven’t had it yet
Contortions to try to stretch calf muscle in leg with weird ankle – funny if there’d been an onlooker. There wasn’t.
Smugness level – Maximum, well it will be later. TOO EARLY
Clerical collar – not worn