Being old has its compensations. Especially if you get old faster than you slow down
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I'm a menopause-dodging tomboy, blessed with a million different varieties of undeserved privilege and yet never short of something to rant and whine about. Wife and cycling companion of eL Bee!, mother and running companion of Valyrian Plastic, connoisseur of Cumbrian roads and tearooms, intermittent knitter of socks, and usually either off my face on endorphins or suffering from withdrawal symptoms.
Do not make the mistake of assuming that my habitual facial expression is a smile.
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|Climb a 7a route.||Any venue, any type of climb, can be top-roped.||31st Dec 2013||No|
|Sub-3.30 marathon||Might not manage it in 2007 but it's what I'm aiming for.||30th Apr 2008||No|
|Sub-1.36 half-marathon||Having cracked 1.40, I think I can aim for a faster half-marathon, though it's time to think about accepting smaller incremental improvements. Target is Glasgow Half.||2nd Sep 2007||No|
|Sub-15hr Trailwalker (100k) with team finishing together.||Completed this event 3 times, all in more than 25 hours. Time for a faster attempt! Didn't quite crack 15 hours - 15:03:08 - but it's as near as dammit and we lost a good 10 minutes helping with a promotional video.||31st Jul 2007||Yes|
|Sub-45min 10k||Current PB 47.49 mins.||30th Jun 2007||No|
|Sub-22 minute 5k||Achieved on 9/8/07, at my first 5k :o)||30th Jun 2007||Yes|
|Sub-1.40 half-marathon||Target time for Brass Monkey half-marathon. Current half-marathon PB 1.42.24 at Kenilworth, which is much more undulating.||22nd Jan 2007||Yes|
|Run just ONE complete sub-7-minute mile.||Achieved on Mile 3 of Langdale 10k on 17/12/2006. Net downhill, but not ALL downhill, and well under (6.49) so I'll let it count. Hard work but by no means gut-busting. I'll aim to be doing times like this a little more regularly before setting a new target for the distance.||18th Dec 2006||Yes|