PSOF Championships 2013 - Challenge Henley

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Scuba Trooper    pirate
17/02/2013 at 19:12

Evening all

First week on Fink or a closeish approximation, 8 hours, over 8 sessions including 1:40 on the bike with a QC to 20min run.

When will they finally publish the route?

Are the drinks/gels on the course going to be USN?

17/02/2013 at 19:19

Good work Scuba - sounds like you're similar to me - let's hope we can keep it up! I'm not sure about the USN stuff, they are stated as being a 'nutrition partner' for the race, but whether that actually means they are providing the on-course nutrition or not I am not sure?

Scuba Trooper    pirate
18/02/2013 at 16:34

Badger - Looking at the Challenge website it says that USN products will be available at the feeding stations on the run.

Lovely rest day today.

18/02/2013 at 17:18

I've eaten my bodyweight in karamelwaffen today. Nice.

Scuba, I wonder what's being handed out on the bike then?

Had FB update today from Challenge UK...

"Watch out for the new bike route (with a cheeky new incline) - coming soon...."

One hopes that new incline isn't too cheeky!

Edited: 18/02/2013 at 17:29
Rafiki    pirate
18/02/2013 at 18:30

The route goes past Henley Breweries - why aren't they the 'nutritional partner'??? That might keep the locals happy, supporting local business and all

Blisters    pirate
18/02/2013 at 21:57

I wonder if all this banter in the Henley Griper is something that Lord Coe referred to as the Olympic Legacy?

Anyway. "Winging it" included a 21 mile run today.

18/02/2013 at 22:04

Blimey, well done Blisters. Winging it for me was a 6 mile run yesterday and a 14 mile bike today. 

Henley beer. yummy, but prefer Rebellion in Marlow to Breakspear in Henley, although I'm always happy for a taste test just to double check. 

18/02/2013 at 22:07

Brakspear, not Breakspear

I should know

18/02/2013 at 22:09

Sorry schmunks.  Happy to be corrected.

But I might have to buy a bottle just to make sure. 

18/02/2013 at 22:11

I'll tap my great great great great great great great Uncle for a freebie on your behalf 

18/02/2013 at 22:15

Show off.  

19/02/2013 at 09:27
Great. Woke up with a sore throat and have a slightly runny nose and have been sneezing occasionally. Generally I feel ok though. Question is, should I train?
Edited: 19/02/2013 at 09:40
19/02/2013 at 15:49

I think the rule is, if it's above the neck train on (but perhaps not so hard) if its below the neck then don't.

If you feel OK you can still train imo.

iron fraggle    pirate
19/02/2013 at 16:43

In the same boat UB bloody kids and their germs   am training 'easy' and avoiding the pool today as I feel like I'm drowning already and don't think I'd survive

19/02/2013 at 17:33

hey up - bike course details are up (at last)


iron fraggle    pirate
19/02/2013 at 17:39

b*gger, it does indeed have that gurt great hill I was not looking forward to

19/02/2013 at 17:45

eek! Don't like the sound of that new "cheeky" hill. Better start practicing and might even have a drive out there this weekend for a little sampler. Looks like some fun bits added in though. 

iron fraggle    pirate
19/02/2013 at 17:58

pm me if you're going out that way Soupy, as I'm planing to go over that way probably on sunday

19/02/2013 at 18:09

ok will do. Sunday it is. Anyone else? I just want to know what I've got to train towards and if I see how far I can get up it now then I'll have a good yardstick for how much I've improved later in the year. 

Scuba Trooper    pirate
19/02/2013 at 18:15

Fraggle/Badger - Hope the colds go quickly.

Glad the course has finally been announced and that I went out on hiller route today for my 50min ride. I know that hill will be a lung buster but the long stretches of flat and fast roads can be just as hard pushing the big gear for ages without a break.

Soup/fFraggle - please report back if you go for a recce.

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