GPS Graffiti

After i had finished work i went out with the intention of doing some hill sprints or just old fashioned running fast getting my breath back and repeat until i feel sick. I also came up with a little plan where i try to “write” my name with the GPS. This failed as you can see from the result below unless my name is squiggly line which indeed it is not. So next time I’m gonna find a big field and make a better effort. Yes i felt sick at the end.

 

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Cold Sprints

Instead of going for some mileage i ran about half a mile to a quiet spot in the sticks so i could do some lung busting shuttle runs. Very painful indeed. I mark out about 100 meters and then mark about one third, half way and two thirds then sprint to the first mark and back to the start then sprint to the second mark and back to the start and carry on doing that until i have completed all marks right up to the 100 meter point. It’s a killer but a good alternative to a tempo run.

The hail and snow came crashing down when i was out and this photo does not convey how dramatic it all was………..well it wouldnt would it?

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