Tuesday, January 05, 2010

We did it! That's me and Simon just a few meters before the finish line. If you look closer, Simon looked like he's really suffering (and he really was!). For months, we were dreading this half-marathon run but I was surprised that I actually enjoyed it, the weather was so pleasant and it was just nice to run with Simon and Ayesha and a few other thousand runners. We had a post carbo loading bacon party after the run, and as I was still high from the run I tried recruiting everyone to try the full marathon next year. Nobody took me seriously I think.

Maybe it was because of this runner's high or peer pressure or the fact that it was almost new year that I stupidly signed up for a sprint series(aquathlon, duathlon and triathlon) this year. You know when the new year makes you feel brave and bold and makes you think you can do anything? Now, I think I overestimated myself. The aquathlon is already next month, and a 750m swim in a cold cold sea which might be rough and other swimmers kicking my face is not really something I look forward to. Simon and I just started training for the swim and I get out of breath after 100 meters! Beng just wrote that for 2010, we should create something new and be ready for it. I can try and do just that. Happy new year to us! :)

2 comments:

beng said...

wow lala aquathlon, duathlon and triathlon! go go go!

swimming sisiw yan sa yo :) tingin ko lalo na kay simon. mukhang pumayat na si simon ah...bka bumagsak na ang katawan ha...pero pumayat nga sya which is better ano.

ang sarap naman magpapawis, tama we should stay active lalo na pag ganireng nagkakaedad na haha pero in fairness we are young looking pa rin ha :)

lala said...

haha oo nga e medyo bagsak ang katawan ni simon. ako wala ng muscle hahay

brisbane? kanlaon? tara!

naku di ko alam kung kakayanin ko yung 750m. sa swimming pool oo pero sa dagat? sana di ako malunod.

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