So , I ran this today ! No , not the full , but the 1st leg of the 5 man ( ur woman) relay team for Quinte West Move it or Lose it! Team
Set my alarm
Oh dear lord that’s early !
Drank my coffee, ate my oatmeal and PB toast and I was out the door!
Yup, still early!
I arrived first to the venue and didn’t see my team , they started loading buses to take us from Picton to Wellington , the start line for the full and relay teams! Gun time – 8am
I was super freezing and wet already because it was pissing down rain! I hate running in the rain! Made my way to the start line at 745 and was ready to go!
I sized up the competition
Damn , those Kenyans are hard to beat!
My run was going quite well , check out my splits
I kept a pretty steady pace going and that was the plan! My entire body was frozen by mile 6 and for someone with Raynauds , cold wet weather is your worst enemy!
At 11k I saw my teammate Sandi and I handed the bib off to her , she had to get 10k done
My job now was to get back on a bus and head into Picton to the finish line , wait for my team and cross together! But first – food and coffee
Warned up long enough to run back outside to see the Kenyan cross at 2:38
He was cold too
Then I found out Sandi blew her knee out during her leg and was in the medical tent!