posted on January 16, 2011 13:51
A 4.30am start. Picked up Andrea and headed to the City. Organised everyone's start packs. We left on the 6.45am ferry it was a beautiful morning and we sat up on the top deck and enjoyed the trip.
When we arrived at the top wharf Willy pointed out a huge Ray swimming under the wharf followed by an array of little fish. I couldn't help but remember the size of it as I swam later and Steve Irwin came to mind! The first half of the run didn't seem too bad but I crashed about 8km from home the heat really got me and I must admit I gave up a little- but hey I did it and it is all good mileage for Paris.
800ml vita sport. coffee.
1/2 cup rolled oats raw with yellow milk.
Ferry Terminal Coffee.
On Ferry. Vita sport. Harvest crunch bar.2nd Harvest crunch bar and a few fruit gums.
On the run. 2 cups water at every stop. 4 gels (one caffinated) 1 energy bar. A handful of fruit gums.
Post run water water and more water. 3 Waiheke Shandies ( waiheke brewed beer with gingerbeer) 1 venison burger in white bun with salad but no dressing. A handful of rice crackers.
On Ferry coffee.
On drive home. More Water. A chocolate fudge slice! ( I love race days)
2 rows rice crackers with thin slices of edam cheese.
2 slices wholemeal Bread with Edam and tomato and lite honey mustard dressing.
One large glass of Pinot Gris. ( fell asleep after 1/2 a glass!)