Water, water everywhere

It was at 2 am that I realised I might get a little wet during my morning run as it was pouring down thankfully 2 1/2 hours later it had eased, but there was water everywhere and did feel by the time I got home that I would only need to bike to work and I would have completed a triathlon!

Stats today

  • 9 miles ran
  • Time took – don’t care!
  • Number of lake type puddles avoided 4
  • Puddles unavoided due to the dark 5
  • Near death by drowning experiences 2
  • Soggy feet 2
  • Other Runners 0!
  • Eye candy less than 0!
  • Amount of kit that needs washing-all of it
  • Calories burned 1011

This is the furthest I have run before work in a long long while so really pleased and only set out to run till 6 a.mย but when my iPod died after 20 minutes had no idea what the time was and then realised if I ran 9 miles it would bring my Janathon miles up to a nice round number so kept on going.

Trying for mother of the year award so made pancakes, banana and maple syrup for breakfast, this one depicts how I feel about running 9 miles on day 18 of Janathon.

Happy shaz=smiley pancake

A quote form Eeyore on Winnie the Pooh day:-

‘The nicest thing about the rain is that it always stops.

About shazruns

I have been running since 2004 when I decided to do the Race for Life, as a close friend was terminally ill with cancer. Following that I did a couple of 10km at Leeds castle and Sandringham. Then in 2005 ran my first London marathon, then another in 2007 in blistering temperatures. I have entered the London marathon every year since but have been rejected, am now find maintaining my fitness & motivation hard, so when the email came through about Janathon I thought why not! Am hoping this helps with fitness, motivation and weight loss!! Wish me luck!
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10 Responses to Water, water everywhere

  1. OMG 9 miles and all before breakfast on a Tuesday! I think I’ll have another coffee and a little sit down for you …. ho hum.. tiddely pom!

  2. lazybetty says:

    that’s amazing! enjoy your well deserved pancakes, yum.

  3. Sheri says:

    Nine miles, through floods, before work :-O I am wildly impressed.

  4. runtezza says:

    Great quote, pancake, & mileage. Inspirational!

  5. vivplods says:

    Excellent training ๐Ÿ™‚ Going from strength to strength!

  6. stephenamp says:

    Great post today Shaz – you ran 9 miles that early, then made smiley face pancakes?! Sounds like a perfect day to me!

  7. fortnightflo says:

    I am on my hands and knees doing that we are not worthy bowing thing to you right now. Seriously- you had run 9 miles and made pancakes before I even got up! Amazing, I’d like some of your DNA please…

  8. jensruns2011 says:

    Wow! Amazing distance that early in the morning! Fab post too! ๐Ÿ™‚

  9. You make the rest of us look bad (but you make our pancakes look good ๐Ÿ˜‰ so i’ll let you off! )

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