Rockbuster Duathlon: 1 week & counting
Yup, just a week away is the first event of the year–for me anyway. I am woefully unprepared for it. But this hasn’t been from lack of trying. I had a strong off season of running, with a bit of biking for good measure. Then things went awry. Ironically, I think it was just as I was about to break through to that elusive “next level” when my body just started to unravel.
I’ve had a solid break from running and a lot of PT, I’m starting to run again–a couple of times a week, and I’m riding more. But I’m not running as fast and I have this sense that things are a click or two shy from really coming together.
I am not worried about being able to to do Rockbuster, I am completely capable. But I’m not going to be breaking any records next weekend. After such a mild winter and a strong off-season, I can’t say I’m not disappointed in this. But hey, this a fun thing. I’m keeping some perspective on these things finally.
My little brother has signed on for the event again. I’m about 85% sure he’ll show for it. I hope he does because it will make getting up that early in the morning and driving 90 minutes a little more worth it. Ironically, the drive–(one way)–will be longer than the event itself. C’est la vie. I’m looking forward to my first event of the year.