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Discussion in 'Everything Else' started by Reddy!, Jul 7, 2010.

  1. Tangawizi Peter Fenwicke (45)

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  2. Pfitzy John Eales (66)

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    Got City 2 Surf this Sunday. No real training beyond the 35km in the last month at very average pace.

    Just saw the doctor regarding an issue with the, uh, business end of the lower digestive tract, which required lancing. Hope that heals up before the weekend or she's going to be a mighty uncomfortable 14km!
  3. cyclopath Phil Waugh (73)

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    Plenty of fibre, and warm, salt-water baths.
    And, as a last measure, any of the proprietary topical ointments with local anaesthetic in them before the day.
    Go hard, son!
  4. RugbyReg Stirling Mortlock (74)

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    Stop complaining. I did the city 2 surf one year with no training. Got home at 4am the night before. Stopped at edgecliff station on the way for a pie.

    Did it in my PB too.
  5. cyclopath Phil Waugh (73)

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    Surely, you did it in a onesie?
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  6. Pfitzy John Eales (66)

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    No pain. Stopping the bleeding is the issue - friction isn't going to help. Sitz baths on the cards for sure
  7. cyclopath Phil Waugh (73)

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    The ointments usually have vaso-constrictive agents in them, so can help minimise bleeding too.
    Good luck, mate.
  8. Pfitzy John Eales (66)

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    Fuck its hard to be a hero to so many.

    Tell me: did they still measure it in miles back then?
  9. cyclopath Phil Waugh (73)

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    No, but he did get the message out about the victory over the advancing Persians.
  10. RugbyReg Stirling Mortlock (74)

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    It was only a PB because it was my first and only. I walked the whole way. Except the last 100m. Typical Pfitzy preciousness.
  11. Pfitzy John Eales (66)

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    Grumpy tonight. Up past your bed time old bloke?
  12. Pfitzy John Eales (66)

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    Official C2S time was 1:30:56 - average pace of 06:29. Fairly shit really as I wanted 6:00/km

    Position:
    30,157 of 67,527 TOTAL finishers (55.34%)
    19,569 of 33,080 MALE finishers (40.57%)
    6,862 of 9,836 MALE 30-39 finishes (30.24%)

    My split times were
    Start-Heartbreak Hill - 38:29 (6.2km @ 6:12/km = 9.66km/h)
    Heartbreak Hill - 11:33 (1.6km @ 7:13/km = 8.31km/h)
    Top of Hill-finish - 40:53 (6.2km @ 6:35/km = 9.10km/h)

    For a very brief moment I was shitty enough to want to try again next year. Then I got over it - I could beat that without a problem, knowing what I know now. Would need to train more consistently and be under 98kg but I could easily reel that in to 75 minutes.
  13. cyclopath Phil Waugh (73)

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    @Pfitzy, good effort mate.
  14. Pfitzy John Eales (66)

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    Thanks. Spoke to a guy at work who has done it a couple of times and he said if I registered in one of the earlier groups I'd easily cut 15 minutes off that
  15. cyclopath Phil Waugh (73)

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    Yeah, when I did it (ahem, a few years ago) it took me about 6 minutes to cross the start line, so I adjusted my official 76 min down to 70 min (seemed only fair). Part of me wants to do it again, but commonsense always talks me down!
  16. Pfitzy John Eales (66)

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    The quads and calves are in regret mode today, that's for sure. Soothing them with Trappist beer.
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  17. Sully John Eales (66)

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    Mate I always wanted to run that race. Well done.

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  18. Tangawizi Peter Fenwicke (45)

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    Actually, Nick Stiles went around in that race too around 3 minutes behind Roe. Must be pissed his old teammate beat him.

  19. binga2014 Stan Wickham (3)

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    1hr 36 is pretty damn good.

    I did blackmores half in about 1hr 48mins -fair dinkum couldn't walk another 10 metres
  20. Pfitzy John Eales (66)

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    Top of my left foot hurts like a bastard over a week later. Kind of like a form of tendonitis.

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