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Into the home straight

Following my last run, I had 9 miles left to run to reach the 75 mile target I set myself for #MilesForMind. Tonight, I crossed off another 7 miles leaving me only 2 left to do.

Tonight's run followed the route that I'd originally planned to do as my last run, but the high winds that I found myself running head first into on Friday evening necessitated a change of plan. The weather this evening was much more clement and what wind there was served to stop it from becoming uncomfortably warm, which made things that much easier.

My pace was fairly relaxed as my hip, it seems, still isn't 100%. The result is I'm going to give myself an extra day off before attempting to close out my 75 mile target on Friday evening; a run that I suspect will be the final outing for my trusty Brooks Ghost 12s as, after 730 km+, they are beginning to show definite signs that they need to be retired.

The end is very definitely in sight, and I'm going to get myself over that virtual finish line even if I have to crawl over it.  In the meantime, my Just Giving page is still accepting donations if you feel so inclined...

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