Linwood parkrun and health update

Over the past few weeks I’ve been running 3 times a week around 5 miles. Most of my runs I have felt a lot better with very little chest discomfort so I feel things are moving in the right direction but it is not 100% yet.

I saw my doctor this past week to get the results of my blood test. The doctor was happy that everything was normal. Here are the results.

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My plan is to continue to keep running 3-4 times a week and hopefully the discomfort will eventually stop and I will be able to pick the distance and pace.

I’m still hopeful that I’ll be able to do the Tour de Helvellyn on Saturday 21st December.

Katrina and I are going down to Keswick next weekend as we have tickets for the Kendal Film Festival to see the Film Premier of ‘Behind the Scenes The Berghaus Dragon’s Back Race’

I had an email today from Joe Faulkner saying he had a couple of places on one of his navigation courses for next Saturday at Keswick so we have booked and I’m looking forward to it!

This morning I ran the Linwood parkrun. We did turn up last Saturday only to discover they had to cancel it because there was a big swimming gala at the On-X.

I did an easy warm up and felt okay so that was encouraging. I decided to start further down the field and take the first mile or so steady and see how I felt.

It is a bit tight for the first part so that made me run steady which was good and then once the path widened a bit I was able to get past a few runners until I found my place.

My stats show my 3rd mile was my fastest so again that was very encouraging. I could hardly feel my chest.

I was very happy with my run and time

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Photo from Linwood parkrun as I came to the finish

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1 Response to Linwood parkrun and health update

  1. keneva says:

    Glad to know you are improving!

    Sent from my iPad

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