Posted: 06/04/2015 at 19:49
Good result RFJ.
Badbark - not good and I hope the doc gave you the anti-virals which these days are amazing as they worked wonders with my daughter and wife when they had it a few years back.
Congratulations OO on the 101st Parkrun and great result.
3 days off here due to virus and feeling about 10% of normal. Made plans for a 20 miler today, but in the daytime. Typical story, first 8 miles good, next 6 start to slow, by 18 dead and collapsed under a tree, walk/shuffle the last 2 home. Big dehydration and too hot again seems to be the cause. Anyway, I got to run with some barefoot kids who said 'we always watch you running on TV' (I don't think they were specifically meaning me), saw loads of birds, ostrich, antelope and got attacked by a dog.
Poacher - the only person I know who can pull off such a recovery is you. Best wishes on it. Comrades training has been going rather badly. I've had a bad leg since the beginning of Feb after a fast HM I hadn't trained to run fast in and then a tempo session that overdid things. Since then slowly been recovering whilst having frequent collapses due to the heat/general mediocrity. 3x 20 milers this year and generally struggling with anything longer or faster so Comrades looking more like a finish to me rather than a time.