Thursday, October 25, 2007

10 days to 100 miles.

So, here it is - the culmination of a long tiring season. We have been training through the summer and fall for this one - Our first 100 mile run.

Preparations are under way. This will be a self supported run with no AID station volunteers. Which means we will prepare our own 'drop-bags' at different locations to keep stuff we would need in the run.

Bandera is a nice little texan town. Its got quite a bunch of hills in the Hill country state park. Thats where our run will be at. It will be four 25 mile loops. The cut-off is 36 hours. We would be running through the night to get within the cut-off for the course.

The longest we have run - by time : 24 hours at grand canyon, by distance : 50 miles.

So, this is going to be a first in many ways. But, we will have friends and family to support us. We have reserved a Cabin and are planning stoves, tents etc. at the campsite. Thanks to wonderful friends we are even having pacers. Well, its our chance to get pampered and we plan on making full use of it!

4 comments:

GS said...

it slowly hit me what a incredible distance 100 miles is. i wish you all the best! run safe!

Jhanvi said...

Hats off to you guys!! :) Keep it up! It's volunteers like you that make Asha's cause reach out further :) YOU ARE the inspiration :) Thank you!!

~Jessica Yadav, Asha-UC

Sharanya said...

I'll be there to make sure you don't get too much pampering. (pray that I take pity on you).

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