Thanks for the advice, I'm an advocate of wet wipes/baby wipes for freshness. However, after the event the mud is so caked and dried on that only a shower and soap will do it ! I'm embarrassed to admit my shins and calves are still ingrained with muck, I'm off to the chemist for an exfoliant ! My husband poured a bottle of water over my hands to rinse them after the event so I could eat my snacks with clean hands. I've got my pre-race preparation all set. I now need to refine my post race recovery. However it can see quite involved for one race, yeah, but what a race though ! Leisha H, I did it in 2 hours 10 mins which I'm quite proud of. To be honest, I noticed your race time and was pleased that I wasn't so far behind you as you were much quicker at the Windsor Half. I hope you don't mind me mentioning it.
I mean you were quicker than me at the Windsor Half as I did it in 2hrs 51 mins.
Who's going to Martinique Woods, Bordon for the last Turbo X of the series ?
Well done all.
Hi all, the photo are now on the site http://www.philoconnor.com/
Ha ha! I am 697. Be prepared to see me falling.....
Leisa H, nice controlled falling there.......
Debbie, the shoes I use are New Balance RX MT800
They are lightweight and do not hold in water and provide good grip. I use them for the cross country season, they are superb and only £35 quid. I go through about 2 pairs a season, so quite tough wearing.
You know when you have those good running days, well sunday was a good day and ended up coming 28th......probably not happen at the next race though...Plus I live just outside High Wycombe, which happens to be hilly no matter which way you go...
Yeah, thanks guys. The controlled falling was because I was wearing my wonderful new Garmin 405 and didn't want to put my wrist in the water no matter what the circumstances were. Didn't work though!
I am still picking out dirt from under my toe nails 4 days later! It just wont come out from under there.
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