A few weeks ago I asked Marco whether he fancied a run on the Kilpatrick Hills today. It fitted in well with is schedule as he'd done 27miles yesterday running from Glasgow to Falkirk on the canal path with Thomas and Matt.
David Mack was hoping to join us but having done a longer run yesterday decided that his legs hadn't recovered enough. The only concern I had was how my thigh would feel after yesterday's fall. It was sore most of yesterday but when I woke this morning it didn't feel as bad so thought I should be okay!
I drove over to Marco's for 8.30am and we headed up to the Kilpatrick Hills. The weather was superb and stayed that way for the whole run.
I took some photos and video clips. Here are the photos and the video clips will be coming later.
After a photo we set off just before 9am ...
A few of the hills Marco ran all the way up while I walked some of them. It worked out really well and we spent the whole run chatting about all sorts of things. Marco & I have run a lot together in the past so it was great to catch up.
I always enjoy running with Marco as he sets a good pace for me to follow! I felt we kept a good steady pace (for me) and it was good to be able to finish strongly.
Food wise I ate a brioche bun, an energy bar and some yougart raisins plus 250ml of flat coke and some water.
I really enjoyed the run and thanks to Marco for taking me round and being such great company. I've ran 52.7miles this week and next week will be more as we have our whw run next Sunday when we'll be runing 32-35miles. I hope the weather is as good as today!!
Finally my HR averaged 134 for the run .....