Tarp (Goldilocks run)

When: May 15, 2011
Distance: 21km
Training: 30km @ 5:40 pace

1st month had past since my Milo training started. Goldilocks run would be my 5th long run and I needed to hit a 30km with atleast 5:40 pace. Started running around Lawton Avenue around 4am to do a fast 9km run. It was really dark and I kept so focus on the road thinking a running vehicle might hit me or worst, fall into an unknown hole. haha! As I’m going back to BGC proper, I saw some fireworks from the starting line area. It was nice and I know I wasn’t lost. LOL.

As I reached the starting area, I was amazed with the huge 21k runners preparing for the race. Checked clock and I still have around 4mins to spare, thank God I was on time. As soon as we heard the gunstart, a stream of runners wearing a bright yellow singlet started to fill up the road. Plan is to maintain my target pace and not to burn me out.

Still ok. ๐Ÿ™‚

Nah! It was really really hot. The race started at 5:15am but humidity and heat strucked us as early as 6am. I was really struggling to maintain a 5:30-5:45pace. Maybe because of the speed and tempo trainings during weekdays, the additional 9kms(@5:15pace) prior and the HEAT OF SUMMER! Oo na, ako na!

Not ok. Near death. haha!

Finished atlast! I clocked in 1:58:18 and giving me a total average pace of 5:35 on my 30km training run. Still on my target pace. Woohoo! Thank you, thank you Lord! ๐Ÿ™‚

Mga halimaw kong teammates

After being fried under the sun, a good buffet breakfast at Paul Calvin’s Deli was a good reward!

250php lng solve na

Oh, I almost forgot about the “Tarp” part. Here you go.

TA1 tarp withย da wanย and only Super Barefootdaves and Da Who

Congrats guys on a strong finish given the very hot weather! Thanks Billy for the pasalubong..

’til the next race…

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8 Comments

  1. Man, you’re fast! Ang galing! Good luck on Milo! ๐Ÿ™‚

    Adding you to my blogroll btw. Thanks! ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. Nice run at Goldilocks! Though it was indeed so scorching hot out there I almost lost it. Anyways, nice tarp you got there! Goodluck on the Greentennial Half Mary guys! ^_^

  3. kelangan ko na nga ata magpa-rebond ulit ๐Ÿ˜›

  4. hmph! dehydrated ako sobra nun when i started the race. but its ok. hehe! Beh!

  5. Galing pa rin Bry!
    Panira talaga yong “da who” sa tarp. sensya na Sir Daves. hahaha.


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