2017 Running Recap
September started well with a gutsy age-group-winning 1:20:55 at the Rock’n’Roll 1/2 Marathon. Conditions were decent for a change, but I probably raced too hard as I spent the next week or so feeling really sluggish and battling a niggly right glute. Confidence wasn’t high as NorthCoast 24-Hour race day approached, but a visit with Rebekah at Balance Therapeutic Massage turned things around, and it was soon back to “game on” and plan to run as many miles as possible. Unfortunately the weather gods didn’t get the memo, as race day brought more crazy hot conditions to contend with – seems to be a theme this year with timed races and hot/humid weather! Frustratingly, I didn’t run the smartest race, but did manage to run just over 140 miles for a new personal best which was good enough for 2nd place overall. The rest of September was fairly quiet, with almost a week of rest f...