Wednesday, 4 September 2013

Day 5 Windermere Charterfields

And the day dawned bloody hot!
As good a day as any to run a marathon!

Very tired after today's effort. Left leg gave up after 6 miles, but came alive again at half way just as I'd resigned myself to a walk.

I must have managed 10 minute miling all second half but don't know how! Chris Connors supplying me with Fanta certainly helped. Thanks Chris.

Here are some stats:
Cumulative Time Distance Countdown
Time Distance
04:31:00 4:31:00 26.2 759.8
04:55:00 9:26:00 52.4 733.6
04:47:00 14:13:00 78.6 707.4
05:08:00 19:21:00 104.8 681.2
04:48:00 24:09:00 131.0 655.0

Post run was glorious. Nice dip in the lake, and lovely surprise visit by David Grey. I leave you to try to rest and get my legs sorted for another assault on Langdale. Loads of people are asking so just as a reminder - this is an unsupported challenge. No physio, carrying all provisions.

Here is the boat house today

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Keith Luxon said...

inspirational - amazing challenge and started it so well. Good luck on the next chunk - one race at a time

Diane Shaw said...

Well done Chris, hopefully it should get a bit cooler. See you soon.