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Lobsters and Cats

Having just returned from 6 hours wandering around the Westfield centre we weren’t terribly eager to go out again and foolishly felt a treadmill mile showdown might be the perfect low energy Juneathon offering.

IMG 1378 300x224 Lobsters and CatsI was sent some really interesting Tabio sports socks to try out today but unfortunately they were about 4 sizes too small and I had to watch jealously as Lynn nicked a pair for the evening run.

She took the intriguing lobster model and opted to run barefoot or sock-footed for the mile. Apparently the Tabio socks were a huge improvement on the usual sports socks and showed no signs of causing blisters which tends to happen quite quickly with a standard slippy sock and a rough treadmill track. I’ll do a proper review when I’ve had to chance to play with my own. I might also have a pair that I can give away on the blog – more on that later.

The cat was mesmerised by the repetitive pink flash and almost caused carnage in her attempts to grab the lobsters mid stride.

IMG 1380 300x217 Lobsters and CatsLynn set the bar at 11mins 51 secs for the barefoot mile and although I had the advantage of going last I had to damn near kill myself to break the barrier by another 5 seconds.

Day 4 Tally
Runs: 4/4
Run Distance: 1.6k / 9.06k total
Runs where I beat Lynn: 4/4
Stella Pint Equivalents: 1ish in the form of champagne

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  • Travelling Hopefully 5 June, 2011, 7:59 am

    Wow – those are bright socks! All of my socks have disintegrated into varying shades of dodgy grey because of my slack laundry habits…. I’m loving the competitive edge to your Juneathon posts.

  • Hels 5 June, 2011, 2:23 pm

    Oh dear, the cat looks like she was planning a terrible downfall there. The socks are a great colour and I too like the competitive edge :)

  • abradypus 5 June, 2011, 2:29 pm

    That cat / treadmill combo looks lethal!

  • shaz 5 June, 2011, 9:04 pm

    Bright socks!

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