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Today I calculated that is I run just under 10K every day for the rest of the year my kilometrage for the year would be 2020!

Fortunately I work in miles not kilometers so I'm not tempted to attempt such a stunt - although an average of 4.083 miles each day would see me reach 2020 kiloyards in 2020.

Walsall Council seem to have a fetish for converting footways into cycleways, there is now no safe walking route between Brownhills and Pelsall.

Today I found two more defibs hiding in blue circles on and added them to

Seriously though it is only worth about 1% of this years mark so no resting on my laurels yet.

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I've just had my 1st result back, in my first assignment I got 80% - so no pressure for next time.

Quite a productive day, I beat two of my niblings at basketball, I ran three miles, I even found time to do some school work.

I've yet to come within even 20 seconds of that time, and can't see the PB ever falling.

I'm too much older, fatter and generally slower now

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It wasn't until I got to the end that I realised that something was up, my watch seemed to be saying I was over 30
seconds quicker than usual - the SMS said it was closer to 40 seconds with a time of 21'44!

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I thought my start was slower than usual, but when I reached the bandstand on the first lap I noticed I was passing people who I would normally only see in the distance - I assumed they were just having an off day, but resolved to keep in front of them.

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I recall there were quite a few people missing from the start line that morning as there were a couple of big local races taking place.

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My parkrace PB turned three years old today...

I'm waiting for a meeting for a local charity event; I'm also waiting for the meeting to be over so I can "sudo apt remove zoom"

Over the weekend I have added about 50 new benches around my village to or should that be ?

Last Wednesday my dad lost his battle with cancer, his funeral in next Wednesday; but this Wednesday I’ve mostly been grumpy (with a rapidly shortening patience) – so just a normal day.

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**Parkrun: October return scrapped due to coronavirus measures**

"Plans to resume weekly mass participation Parkrun events in October have been scrapped due to the coronavirus pandemic."

#news #bot

Tired and grumpy, I'm thinking of running to work so I can look forward to running away from work once it is done.


It looks like you might need to restart your training.

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Covering 179.7 miles August 2020 has proved to be my runniest month ever, and has put me back on track for my Mille Miglia.

Next month should be a little more relaxed, I hope.

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