It was a hot hot weekend for racing last week. Following the boys on the “live tracker” on the ironman website, the numbers indicated that the guys were really suffering on the course. I was told it was as hot as 40deg C at some parts of the race and people were really affected on the run. Glad the 2 of them survived the race; I’m sure this experience has forged a new level of mental toughness for our big dance in Frankfurt.
A friend who took part in Putra70.3 has a race report here. Chua JingZhi is a endurance athlete on a vegan diet and he’s got quite a well written blog coming along so do check it out.
We took part in Metasprint last year where a couple of friends experience their first triathlon race. This year, Raymond made his way to the race solo. Battling cramps on the swim; fought back on the bike and ran to a respectable time of 1:33. It was 3mins off his goal but I’m sure he was happy with his effort. Stepping up the effort for Langkawi!!!
I’ve been down with a flu for over a week now; just when I was putting in more volume in training. Well, downtime is always good to do some blogging and housekeeping in your life. 🙂