Sunday, 15 May 2011

The last mile - Preparation begins

Yesterday's run is but a departed memory and I awoke this morning feeling brilliant almost to the point that I would like to go out for a run this evening just to settle the legs. I think in part this was because George and I took the run at a very sensible pace and to think I ran it with just a satsuma, half a chew bar and a carb gel (not really necessary but I took it on board in the mile 22)

The run now forgotten my mind is fixating on preparation and taking on board the discussions George and I have had in the last two weeks the spare room is being taken over for GUCR kit collection and prepping. With no long run this morning I did some chores and also popped out to the supermarket for a newspaper and whilst I was there bought a toothbrush for the princely 10 pence which I will have in my kit bag so I can freshen up in the evenings and morning then dispose of it when I do not need it; I have even purchased some antibacterial hand gel to clean up.

So this phase of the journey is all about kit preparation, map work and timing with George and I meeting up next week to discuss our goals and race needs

3 comments:

  1. Good luck with the race at the weekend Jerry. Hope it goes well for you! It's a mammoth undertaking, but you preparation looks to have been perfect. Enjoy it an looking forward to reading about it afterwards. Richard

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  2. Thanks Richard, I am an avid follower of your blog and so pleased to see that you are recovering so well.

    I am looking forward to seeing your category change to recovery and training. Jerry

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  3. Best of luck for this weekend please pass on my regards to George. Will you be posting updates on route?

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