Wednesday, March 03, 2010
Ready or Not - Anchorage Here I Come
I'm not sure if I'm ready, but the Tour of Anchorage is this coming Sunday and I'm in it. This year, due to the lack of snow and good training opportunities, I opted to enter the 40 rather than 50 kilometer race. In the 50K race you have to climb a HUGE series of hills right at the start, and I decided that I am just not up to it this year. So it's the wimpy 40K race for me! Still, it is a long race and, given my lack of on snow training, it will be a challenge. My goals this year are to finish in under 2:05 and in the top 25. I hope I am not biting off more than I can chew! Especially since it seems I've caught the kid's cold.
Photo - Me in last year's race after I had just finished with the 'HUGE series of hills' and lost the front pack.