With a week to go I have spent the week tapering. The trouble with tapering is that I have had more time to think and worry that;
1 I’ve set my goal too high
2 I should have tried harder in my training
3 I’m losing all my fitness
So, to distract me
1 I have been obsessively putting numbers in to tri calculator.
(As I have never done a race of this distance before I have no idea how I will cope, and I know its hilly so will have to watch my power output A LOT, I think going for a top 10 position in my age group is a little over ambitious, but….we’ll see. It depends on the day. I also realised that I have been reducing my goal time. At the start of the year it was 6h30, then I changed it to 6h15 and I have put on my homepage 6h10!!)
2 Pimping my bike so that at least I feel like a pro 😉
3 Gardening in the sun
I’d also like to remind everyone who has been reading my blog that I am dedicating this race to Sulien Luckman, who died tragically earlier this year.
A trust has been set up to commemorate his life, and is going to;
- support young people who may need a little help to realise their full potential in life.
- fund outdoor activities for boys.
- give grants to support or develop local services to encourage boys to develop their nurturing side.
- fund local services for families who have experienced child loss.
Please donate here, and if you have donated please fill out the contact form, on here as I’d like to say thanks. So until next time, I say goodye x wish me luck!!