Monthly Archives: October 2015

Of all the stupid things I’ve done…

Comrades

Yup, I’ve signed up to Comrades ultra.   
90 hilly hot and hard kilometres in South Africa with about a million metres of climbing even though it’s a ‘down’ year. 
Starting in Pietermaritzburg and ending some 90km later in Durban the Comrades Marathon is a beast. The route is reversed each year so this year is a down year, with a net downhill, but still about 1400m of climbing. 

   
 I will need to provide a qualifying time to prove I’m good enough and so have signed to to one trail marathon, not long after knee surgery, and Manchester Marathin where I hope to post a quick time. 

I should have toughened up and finished Hull Marathon. Oh well, I didn’t know then I’d be doing this. 

What. Have. I. Done. 

  

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