5th Vets Half Marathon
I finished in my slowest time after previous runs as follows:-
1983 - 95 mins
1985 - 92:16
1987 - 95:33
1989 - 100 mins
This year 138:04
Ran well though at an average of 6:30 per km.
Up to 15km was running and chatting with NB, then he slowed a little, and I kept on plugging away.
Was pleased to see so many others around the lake, with the later starters passing us at about 13km, and the drink stations and marshalls were all very welcome and helpful.
Had thought about carrying some gel but decided not to, as the water sachets were available, and near Scrivener Dam, had a jube and a lolly, which I stuck down my singlet, but couldn't find it later on. (Found it at home later in the day.)
5km splits were 31:25, 31:45, 33:22, 33:00, so was slowing gradually as the distance progressed, but went through 14km faster than our time in the City to Surf, 2 weeks previously.
That now makes 5 Vets half Marathons.
Until Next Time.