out and back. Could see athletes all day.
roads good until mile 50. very ruff. saw 5 people changing flats.
very tight on drafting after 10 mile mark until 30 mile mark and 70 till 90. saw 3 or 4 in penalty tents. working hard to keep my spacing good. looking for someone to pace with.
Used .5 bottle to rince mouth out of T1. Drank rest of bottle and 2 bottles of FRS before 56. picked up 2 more waters at aid stations....sipped some but mostly used for cooling off body. Changed out empty bottles at 56 special needs area [ also eat bpj sandwich...did not really want it but nibbled away at it....glad I did at mile 70] and got more nutrition. finished 1.5 bottles of FRS and 3 more waters [mostly for cooling body] at the T2 dismount. Did not feel thursty when I exited bike. Thighs are tight and thinking about cramping comming into T2.
eating every 30 to 40 min.
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike
Shoe and helmet removal
26.2 miles |
16m 13s min/mile
Run easiy and comfortable. lets geet back on land.
it is hot [78 +]
cooling off at every aid atation.
13 hour goal time is still in reach.
eating cafeine bloks. 2 every mile
no salt tablets
run out of blok at mile 4.
try to eat regular blok. put it in and take it out.
starting to run 5 min and walk 3 min
get to st andrews park.
feel like trouble in brewing in my stomach.
drinking water and cooling off with it.
run 3 and walk 3.
get to 13 miles
put on socks
blister is bleading [left foot]
keep up 3 jog and 3 walk
decide to begin coke at aid stations
jog 1 min and walk 3.
darkness.....damn....not going to make goal time.
just walking 2 miles to st. andrews park.
get to st andrews....just 6 to go
begining to feel beter.
back to jog 2 min and walk 3.
friends come on bikes to see me.
talking with them,keeps my spirits up.
still no running