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14 hours ago, jonfirestar said:

 

There was a point yesterday when I was one with the cold (before hypothermia set in) when I was seriously considering Winter Nuts. How many laps are you thinking of doing? 

 

1 or 2 probably. Doubt I'll be up for more than that - I want to enjoy it rather than just survive it! (I think though that if you're looking for an early OCRWC qualifier then you would have to do the Sunday, and have to do 3 or 4 laps :/ )

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1 hour ago, Jarric said:

 

1 or 2 probably. Doubt I'll be up for more than that - I want to enjoy it rather than just survive it! (I think though that if you're looking for an early OCRWC qualifier then you would have to do the Sunday, and have to do 3 or 4 laps :/ )

Ha. There isn't any chance I'd want to do 4 laps! At least not yet. I wasn't kidding about getting hypothermia on Saturday. That was a bit of an eye opener. I'm still quite interested in giving 1 or 2 a go though ;) but I'm not sure if I can make it there yet. Besides I've already resigned myself to the fact that I'm not qualifying for OCRWC this coming year  I'm just not even close to being fast enough (I'm going to see how close I can get though) but I am already signed up to enough races to get the journeyman entry so I'm going to commit to that. 

 

If you do end up marshalling Tough Mudder on April 28th, @Rhovaniel and I will trade you muddy hugs for jelly babies! :P 

 

 

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21 hours ago, jonfirestar said:

Ha. There isn't any chance I'd want to do 4 laps! At least not yet. I wasn't kidding about getting hypothermia on Saturday. That was a bit of an eye opener. I'm still quite interested in giving 1 or 2 a go though ;) but I'm not sure if I can make it there yet.

 

Well if you can make it, it'd be great to run that with you.

 

21 hours ago, jonfirestar said:

Besides I've already resigned myself to the fact that I'm not qualifying for OCRWC this coming year  I'm just not even close to being fast enough (I'm going to see how close I can get though) but I am already signed up to enough races to get the journeyman entry so I'm going to commit to that. 

 

I'm looking at exactly the same plan. I don't know how fast qualifying time will be yet, but I do know I'm nowhere near it!

 

21 hours ago, jonfirestar said:

If you do end up marshalling Tough Mudder on April 28th, @Rhovaniel and I will trade you muddy hugs for jelly babies! :P 

 

Deal! :P 

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3 hours ago, Jarric said:

Well if you can make it, it'd be great to run that with you.

Yeah, it's my usual transport woes. It's really making me think we need a second car. I was perfectly happy with this arrangement until this year :P 

 

3 hours ago, Jarric said:

I'm looking at exactly the same plan. I don't know how fast qualifying time will be yet, but I do know I'm nowhere near it!

Yeah, I ran only one qualifier race this year and I came 350th in my age group. That's a long, long way from 5th :D I'm sure I can go substantially faster now I know what to expect but I'm still no where near to being close. 

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Holy smow, your runs are so awesome.  I would absolutely encourage smugness about running 9 miles before breakfast.  I'm lucky if I can read 9 posts on FB before breakfast.      I was also going to tell you that your race schedule looks insane... but.... RANGER BRAIN. :D

 

 

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20 hours ago, jonfirestar said:

Yeah, it's my usual transport woes. It's really making me think we need a second car. I was perfectly happy with this arrangement until this year :P 

 

Yeah, I ran only one qualifier race this year and I came 350th in my age group. That's a long, long way from 5th :D I'm sure I can go substantially faster now I know what to expect but I'm still no where near to being close. 

 

No worries man. If you do decide to go to it I'll be driving to it so I'm quite happy to pick you up from the local train station (which appears to be Holmwood) or some other station like Three Bridges if that's an easier journey for you.

 

That is a little way from 5th, yes :P . The only one I have to compare was Tough Mudder Sussex, where I took over twice as long to get round as the 1st place runner (not that TM's a qualifying event. but I think it's a good indication). For both of us i think we're looking at years to be qualifying standard rather than months.

 

19 hours ago, Starpuck said:

Holy smow, your runs are so awesome.  I would absolutely encourage smugness about running 9 miles before breakfast.  I'm lucky if I can read 9 posts on FB before breakfast.      I was also going to tell you that your race schedule looks insane... but.... RANGER BRAIN. :D

 

 

 

Thank you! I'm actually getting slower on them, but I'm happy to live with that for the increased distance.

 

And the bolded bit? I'll take that as a compliment ;) 

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Wow, I've been really bad at updating and catching up on here every weekend. Part of it's being busy doing fun things, and I think part of it's being busy at work and not wanting to look at a screen when I'm out of the office! Wither way, here's the end of week 3:

 

Friday

Deadlifts in the morning, work, climbing in the evening. As mentioned above I was late to climbing and din't score too well, but I had an awesome time. No ankle exercises, did not bujo.

 

Saturday

Parkrun first thing, in a very slow and very tough 28 + something minutes. Quick turnaround to go out for a massive fried breakfast with my parents and sister. In the afternoon I went bouldering again and totally killed my shoulders, but again had loads of fun - this time with Hopalong and MG.

 

In the evening the rugby was on so WW and I drank beer, cooked fajitas and watched Australia trounce Wales (though it was a very good match). Between the beer, two massive meals and a load of snacks whilst watching TV I was well over my target calorie deficit. I think I was just tired from a couple of really busy days, but i had no self control at all and just ate what was there. Not ideal. The only small win is that I didn't go out to buy more beer when we finished it. No ankle exercises, did not bujo.

 

Sunday

On Sunday I was due a 13 mile run, so I decided to run to Brighton and meet WW there. The only slight problem is there's a bit of a hill in between here and there:

 

 

Funnily enough, it doesn't look any less steep when you look at the splits:

 

Dist  Pace  Elevation
1 mi 10:06 -18
2 mi 10:49 32
3 mi 10:48 22
4 mi 13:06 -34
5 mi 13:28 66
6 mi 11:26 32
7 mi 17:46 488
8 mi 12:23 -172
9 mi 10:09 -150
10 mi 10:35 -171
11 mi 11:03 -103
12 mi 10:13 -28
13 mi 9:51 -41
 

 

All in all I got lost twice on the way to the downs, and once as soon as I got into Brighton on the other side. I stopped a few times for map/GPS reading purposes, but still got the 13 miles done in just over 2 and a half hours, so I'm confident that a sub 2:30 half marathon should be possible on a flatter route (and without getting lost!).

 

The rest of the day was pretty chilled - wandered around Brighton briefly until WW was ready to go home, did a bit of meal prep at home and got to bed reasonably early. No ankle exercises, did not bujo. Skipped pullups too, but after two days bouldering in a row and knowing I had bench Monday I think it was the best decision for my shoulders.

 

Stats at End of Week 3:

Good Blood: 20/28

Hang Out: 16/28

Superhuman Speed: 5/12

Vampyre Diaries: 14/28

 

This week i'm aiming for perfection, and if I get it those numbers will look alright come the end of the challenge.

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Update for the first half of week 4:

 

Monday I lifted (bench day) and had a hard but decent session. Ate a bit too much, or the calories might have been high from a couple (3) beers at snooker. Did leg raises, ankle routine and bujo.

 

Tuesday I ran in the morning, 6.3 miles in total. Had a chilled night in so I got to watch a bit of the coverage from World's Toughest Mudder, and some of Critical Role playing Honey Heist which is just the most ridiculous thing in the world. Got my pullups and bujo done.

 

Yesterday I lifted in the morning (squats which i can very much feel now), and had snooker again in the evening. I had driven to save money and beer calories. I still managed to eat a load of crap at work though, followed by a load more crap at snooker even when I wasn't hungry. I don't usually get like this but I feel like any self-control I have is being sapped by how busy work and life in general are at the moment. It still "only" came out at 3k kcal for the day, but I burned very little all day somehow so it worked out pretty poorly. Got home and though it was late I made sure to get my leg raises and ankle routine in.

 

So far this week I'm running perfectly on all my goals, so let's keep it up!

 

Stats at W4D3:

Good Blood: 23/28

Hang Out: 19/28

Superhuman Speed: 7/12

Vampyre Diaries: 17/28

 

Today I ran first thing. Had to cut it "short" as I miscalculated the time it would take, but still managed 7.25 out of the 8 I had planned. My protein powder has also arrived so I'll be trying that out and seeing how much it helps my numbers. The flavour isn't great but I think I can get used to it :apathy:

 

Tonight will be a chilled one so I'll catch up on here if I can.

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Dang man!  You are kicking bubble gum and chewing ass!   Er wait... scratch that, reverse!  ;D

 

Seriously impressive challenge Jarric, you're just so on top of everything!  It's been really exciting to watch.

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On 15/11/2017 at 12:34 PM, Jarric said:

No worries man. If you do decide to go to it I'll be driving to it so I'm quite happy to pick you up from the local train station (which appears to be Holmwood) or some other station like Three Bridges if that's an easier journey for you.

 

That is a little way from 5th, yes :P . The only one I have to compare was Tough Mudder Sussex, where I took over twice as long to get round as the 1st place runner (not that TM's a qualifying event. but I think it's a good indication). For both of us i think we're looking at years to be qualifying standard rather than months.

Well, in that case, I'll probably take you up on it ;) Let me know when you are looking to sign up. Got to keep the crazy train rolling. 

 

Yeah, I was over 2 hours away from the top 5, if we had a couple of years. Maybe but I'm not going to make that much of an improvement so quickly. I'm also looking at doing a lot of the qualifying races with other nerds too. Doing that makes the races a whole lot more fun but doesn't really help with actually racing :) (I think that's a good tradeoff). 

 

That hill looks insane! I thought I had some crazy ones to climb. That thing is a monster. 

 

 

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18 hours ago, Starpuck said:

Dang man!  You are kicking bubble gum and chewing ass!   Er wait... scratch that, reverse!  ;D

 

Seriously impressive challenge Jarric, you're just so on top of everything!  It's been really exciting to watch.

 

Haha, love it. And thanks, there's been a couple of stumbles but generally I think it's gone rather well.

 

11 hours ago, jonfirestar said:

Well, in that case, I'll probably take you up on it ;) Let me know when you are looking to sign up. Got to keep the crazy train rolling. 

 

Yeah, I was over 2 hours away from the top 5, if we had a couple of years. Maybe but I'm not going to make that much of an improvement so quickly. I'm also looking at doing a lot of the qualifying races with other nerds too. Doing that makes the races a whole lot more fun but doesn't really help with actually racing :) (I think that's a good tradeoff). 

 

That hill looks insane! I thought I had some crazy ones to climb. That thing is a monster. 

 

 

 

Excellent, I will let you know mate.

 

Agreed on the running with others thing, it's definitely more fun but I'll try and get at least 1 or 2 races solo as well this year so I can test my timing out.

 

That hill is The South Downs - the capitals are well deserved here I think.

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7 hours ago, Jarric said:

Agreed on the running with others thing, it's definitely more fun but I'll try and get at least 1 or 2 races solo as well this year so I can test my timing out.

Yeah that's pretty much my plan too. I want to see how well I can do on some of them. 

 

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That hill is The South Downs - the capitals are well deserved here I think.

You can say that again. 

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4 hours ago, jonfirestar said:

 

11 hours ago, Jarric said:

That hill is The South Downs - the capitals are well deserved here I think.

You can say that again. 

 

That hill is The South Downs - the capitals are well deserved here I think.

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Well, challenge over! Here's the last couple of days.

 

Thursday evening was indeed a chilled one, though I didn't get on here much.

 

Friday I slept in late and missed my gym session :angry: . After work I quickly got in my leg raises and ankle exercises and drove down to Salisbury with WW. She'd paid for the night away for me as an early Christmas present. We got dinner out whilst we were there and then grabbed a couple of beers to have in from of the telly at the hotel.

 

Saturday we went to Salisbury museum to see their Terry Pratchett exhibition. It was really interesting and a really lovely thing to do, but also pretty somber. It feels really bizarre that I can mourn the loss of a man I never actually met, and who died over two years ago, and yet I was in tears for most of my time there. Still very glad I went.

 

We were blessed with good traffic on the way home so I just had time to get in an easy 5 mile run. Then i had to get off to run a karaoke night at what was my old local social club. A fun, busy and rather beery evening. None of my actual goals were met this day due to a combination of busyness and laziness.

 

Sunday I did nothing. Nothing at all. Got out of bed just after midday, cooked a bacon sarnie, sat on the sofa reading webcomics and other bits and pieces, cooked pork tenderloin wrapped in bacon, sat on the sofa browsing the internet some more, went to bed. It was actually really nice to do nothing, but I feel somewhat guilty for skipping out on my 14 mile run I should have had, and on all of my challenge goals.

 

 

Final Scores

Good Blood: 25/28

Hang Out: 20/28

Superhuman Speed: 8/12

Vampyre Diaries: 19/28

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Good Blood - 25/28 = 13XP

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What? Track calories and macros

Why? I've put on a fair bit of weight over the last few months - some muscle and some fat, and I'm starting to feel a bit uncomfortable with the amount of fat I'm carrying. Not to mention that carrying unnecessary fat is pretty inefficient for my climbing and running. This goal nicely coincides with finishing the heaviest lifts on my first cycle of Juggernaut, so I shouldn't have to panic too much about losing lifting fuel.

How? Track all food in Fitbit. I will be aiming for a minimum 1,000kcal deficit (due to Fitbit's generous allocation of calories burned) and a minimum 150g of protein, but marks are just awarded for the tracking, not hitting the numbers.

 

This went pretty well, though I'm pretty disappointed to have not hit 100% on what was the easiest goal. Still, I have lost about 4# this challenge which is marginally more than nothing, and I've made a decision to start on protein shakes (thanks @Cheetah for the recommendation on those) which i think will be a good addition. Now the plan is to keep losing weight over the Christmas period.

 

 

Hang Out - 20/28 = 7XP

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What? Use my pull-up bar or climb every day.

Why? Because it should significantly improve my grip strength and my climbing in general, and I want to push some big climbing improvement right now.

How? Follow this plan:

M - Hanging Leg Raises 4x8

T - Scap Pull 3x8, Top Half Pullup 5x5

W - Hanging Leg Raises 4x8

T - Scap Pull 3x8, Pullup 5x5

F - Hanging Leg Raises 4x8

SS - Climb one day, other day Scap Pull 3x8, Alternating Chinups and Hammer Pulls (don't know the right name for these) 6x5 total

 

This is a good plan; even with only hitting 70% of my sessions I feel stronger and I hit 5x5 pullups a couple of times this challenge. I need to keep this up going forward.

 

Superhuman Speed - 8/12 = 6XP

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What? Ankle strength exercises

Why? To help prevent injury and to keep me running. I've been struggling with sore/weak ankles for a while and I want that to stop.

How? Run my ankle strength routine (lovingly stolen from GMB) at least 3 times per week. Aiming for MWF but I can make it up on other days if life gets in the way.

 

I didn't do this reliably enough to find out if it's helping, so it will be back next challenge. I figured out in week 3 that if I do it inbetween sets of my leg raises (above) then I actually get it done, so that will probably be the format next time round.

 

Vampyre Diaries - 19/28 = 3XP

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What? Use my bullet journal

Why? Because it keeps me on top of the stuff I have to do, and makes me feel a bit less like an overwhelmed child pretending to be an adult. Also because the goal title was too good to pass up!

How? Write in my journal every single day.

 

Must try harder! I know this works for me, so I'm going to make an effort to do better going forward.

 

Bonus Goal - Start planning out my race calendar for next year.

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Not a SMART goal, but I aim to work on this this challenge.

 

I did indeed do a chunk of planning, and even registered interest in volunteering at TM 5k. Bonus goal for next challenge will be actually booking some things in!

 

Also, I hit level 10! That means I get to spend my hard-earned change jar on some fitness stuff soon, which is good because my running shorts are more hole than short!

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1 hour ago, Jarric said:

It was really interesting and a really lovely thing to do, but also pretty somber. It feels really bizarre that I can mourn the loss of a man I never actually met, and who died over two years ago, and yet I was in tears for most of my time there. Still very glad I went.

I feel the same just reading about it, can only imagine what it was like actually visiting.

 

Congratulations on a nicely executed challenge!

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22 hours ago, DarK_RaideR said:

I feel the same just reading about it, can only imagine what it was like actually visiting.

 

Congratulations on a nicely executed challenge!

 

Thanks man. Emotions are weird.

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On 11/21/2017 at 4:13 PM, maegs said:

Congrats on your challenge!

I agree about Terry Pratchett, I love his books so much and his death was surprisingly emotional for me.

 

Thank you. It is a strange feeling isn't it? But I suppose his books were a big part of my life, so in a way it makes sense to feel that loss.

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22 hours ago, Xena said:

Really strong challenge, all the way through! Loved seeing your topo profile on that half marathon. Not for the faint of heart.

 

Thank you! It was definitely an interesting one - one day I shall actually run up that hill instead of slowing to a walk. 

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