Category Archives: Run/Walk

Surprise! No Rain!!!

After the long weekend of too much rain and / but many happy treadmill runs, this morning I finally got out again for a long run along the Indian Ocean

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Long Run

Headed out for a long run today, starting at Independence Square, looping half around VMD, up Beira Lake to Galle Face and back down … That’s when I started to feel that I must have over exerted myself on yesterday’s … Continue reading

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More Trash

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So much trash

Always amazes me how the locals do not seem to be interested in keeping their own island clean … Got a very nice 180 BPM run in. Not raining so much anymore.

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Sporty Morning

While Julius was doing laps in the school’s pool, papa was out at the parliament tracks doing 10K in the heat.

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Colombo Beach

After many evenings of rain, today it looked a bit better and while there was still a pretty dark & ominous cloud bank looking over our heads as we were walking towards the ocean. But in the end we were … Continue reading

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Fartleks

It has been 4 months since I attended the CCR speed session last. But this morning I had set the alarm for 3:55AM, woke up 10 minutes before that (thanks to going to bed early last night) and was ready … Continue reading

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CCR Sunday

When I woke up at 4:30 it was not very clear if our run would happen … it was still dark, rainy, drizzly. Some people chimed in reporting massive rains further land in … and there was thunder & lightning … Continue reading

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Wall of Rain

The weather is still unpredictable and I was sure I would be ok when I ventured out for my sunset walk … but by the time I reached the water’s edge, I faced the impending rain storm, feeling the first … Continue reading

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Morning Run

It has been raining a lot these days, especially in the mornings. This kept me indoors on treadmill, but today I managed to get lucky with a gap between showers and did a nice 11K up to Galle Face, where … Continue reading

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Quick evening run by the sea

Did not get to run this morning as I was time keeping / finish line picture taking at our monthly CCR City 5K run. Which nearly did not happen because of the rain, which subsided just in time and just … Continue reading

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17K all over the place

This week has been surprisingly rainy so far and there’s been a lot of treadmill running instead of bouncing around outside. But this morning I went and only after 9K it rained for about 5 minutes, which was rather refreshing.

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Sunset Walk

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CCR sunday 13K. Beware of stray dogs!

The usual Sunday group run, with a slight twist this time. Today we added “beware of stray dogs” to our security briefing … and sure enough the lady who gave this briefing was the one who ended up get bitten … Continue reading

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Back to Swim Team Try-Outs

Julius is trying out again this year for the (very) competitive swim team. Last year did not work out, too many kids with stronger arms and faster times. While he was doing his laps, I enjoyed the parliament tracks with … Continue reading

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