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Pleasantly surprised

So, Monday night is "traditionally" (if you can call something stretching back a little over 6 weeks a tradition) my long run night. With the temperature being more than I'm accustomed to at 21°C, I wasn't expecting to get far but I decided I'd aim for 5k and see how I felt.

The first 5k came in as my fifth fastest ever, so that was a pleasant surprise. The second 5k, was unexpected and, at a shade over 39 minutes, still wasn't too shabby.

Suffice to say, that despite the heat, a 20k bike ride yesterday and a parkrun PB on Saturday, I still managed to knock over 5 minutes of my previous 10k PB, coming home in 1 hour 14 minutes.

To say I'm feeling somewhat chuffed would be a bit of an understatement. Delighted now, but not looking forward to how my legs will feel tomorrow morning. That said, it's a good problem to have, I guess...
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