Running and fitness tech chat from the least likely of people

25 Jul July

You Don't Look Like a Runner No. 3

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Jon’s marathon training

Jon is now on week 12 of a 16 week plan, that means the marathon is 4 weeks from Sunday and he’s about to hit the tail end of training. Here’s what’s happened since last time:

  • The second 15 miler in week 11 was nice
  • The big 18 Miler in week 10 was less so. Perhaps that was down to poor preparation?
  • Jon’s been swimming again—but is 750m in 30 minutes any good?
  • Treadmills are the worst

This week is mostly shorter runs, nothing over an hour, a mix of speed and easy, then a suggested half marathon race or a lonely 13 miler… but what is the point of the 10 minute run on Saturday?

Nick’s friends are better than yours

Nick’s controversially been on holiday. He’s also:

  • Taken up skateboarding with hilarious results.
  • Run to and from the gym. It’s a thing.
  • Potentially the weakest link in a circle of really talented friends. This is his mate’s photography website. That guy can whittle pens out of old skateboards ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Here’s a link to the interview between Aziz Ansari and Fisher Stevens where they discuss Fisher blacking up to play an Indian scientist in the Short Circuit movies.

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