It’s been quite a while since my last race, mainly because it’s been hot, and I don’t race well when it’s hot. Berlin marathon training has been going well though, I am half way through and starting to feel a groove coming. Long runs haven’t really happened yet, I just can’t run 28km+ in training when it is 30 degrees and sunny! Anyway, though running training is going well, I haven’t exactly been a regular fixture at the pool, or on the bike really! Since Italy 6 weeks ago I have ridden about 4 times, twice longer than 60km.
That all being said, it was time for Merzig City Triathlon, a proper Olympic distance triathlon, 1.5km swimming in the River Saar, 40km of flat cycling, and 10km running. I have been a bit worried about the swim, it goes 750m upstream, then 750m back downstream. The riverflow is very slow, but it still makes a small difference swimming upstream. Continue reading “Merzig City Triathlon – Olympic Distance”