Survived my Mountain Race in Germany. A lovely location perched at the foot of the Black Forest in a place called Buhlertal.
The race was held on Saturday and my race started at 12:40. The distance was 9.6 km [6 miles] and there were 153 runners in my age group taking on the testing all uphill course.
One of the toughest races I have ever done and at 3 km I had thoughts of giving up though that is not my style. At that point I was in 30th place but battled through the field to get up to 19th at the finish line.
Had a rather worrying conclusion to my race where I picked up a chill afterwards and couldn't stop shaking. It wasn't even cold. Anyway all is well that ends well!
I'm now in London staying with friends for a few days. Looking forward to travelling down to see our blogging buddy, John in Barnham. There is an open mic night tomorrow so hope to do a number or two. Will have to borrow John's guitar if he is willing to loan his prized homemade possession. Will get some pics.
Be in touch later but pics will have to wait until I get back home to New Zealand on Sunday.
Bye for now! Until next time!