Busselton Half Ironman

Monday, February 22, 2010

It's a new day

So after my weekend of feeling pretty smashed I was not looking forward to getting up this morning and running 4 x 1km TT with 3mins recovery.

The first thing I noticed when I got up was that I actually felt much better than I did over the weekend and that the muscle soreness seemed to be gone.

I remeasured the 1km mark (via the car, based on my remeasure on the bike on Saturday) and I was right, my 1km marker that I was using for my 5km/10km run was slightly short.

Did a short pose warmup then off for the 1km sets, I have a slight decline on the way out and a slight incline on the way back but other than that this is a relatively flat 1km run.

Very happy with my times which were 4.01 / 4.05 / 3.54 / 4.05 - my legs were definitely tired and they were complaining before I had run 500m but I dug deep and put in a lot of effort and it paid off - now I have the rest of the day to recover - so will be aiming for an early night tonight!

2 comments:

  1. Monday for you, huh - still Sunday here. What is the climate like there? I know it is warm now, but do you have a winter like we do? Sorry to be so ignorant, but I don't have time to read an Atlas right now.

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  2. Hi Martin,

    Climate is great, we are coming to the end of our summer here (equivalent of your August) temp in summer average 28 - 31 although we do get 40+ too, winter for us is generally wet and it can rain hard but not all day thankfully - we've just had 77 days with no rain - even in winter we have a majority of sunny blue skies :)

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