This week has been a bit crazy...I just got my laptop going today and it was a strange experience to be without it for a few days. I dont know if it was the conficker worm that started it or just the fact that windows blows! ;-) Work has been crazy too and I am just glad that it is almost the weekend. Time to get out and swim, bike and run further than I have ever gone before in a race!
Monique and I are heading down to Oceanside tonight to meet up with the crew for check-in and then some killer carbo loading dinner. I am looking forward to some good learning lessons from my first half ironman and just taking the experience in. I dont expect to "race" the distance with the volume that I have going into it plus it is not a "priority" event for me so it makes me feel at ease today. Just what I need!
Results are also posted on Xterra now for the Folsom race and I am stoked to get top points going into the series... Maybe I can make it out to another race this year?? I know that the Xterra and Calfornia Multisport races are just about the right distance for me to "race" and keep a pace that is managable. A four mile trail run sounds a lot better than 13 miles on the road!!
Tomorrow will be an interesting learning experience and since it is my first 70.3 I know I will get a PR at any pace. . . just need to finish it up. It should provide a ton of insight into what training and pace I will need for the St. George full Ironman next year so I will be taking notes.
Predictions! Just thought I would add this in for fun ;-)
Me - Swim 30min, Bike 2:48, Run 1:40
Sean - Swim 28min, Bike 2:21, Run 1:29
Keevin - Swim 41min, bike 2:40, Run 1:45
Chuck - Swim 48min, Bike 2:40, Run 1:38
Monique - Swim 38min, Bike 3:41, Run 2:00