Friday, 9 March 2012

Ryton loop

Having continued to keep things easy all week, my calf felt much better and this pesky cold, although lingering, seems to be fading.  So, I decided that last night I would attempt a time trial around the Ryton loop, just to see how much fitness I had actually lost over the last few weeks.

The loop is 2.1 miles around Ryton and the last time I tried it was in January, clocking 12.28.  Last nights attempt took a lot more effort than I would normally expect and I clocked 13.18.  So at least I now know where I stand.

The plan now, then, is to gradually build up over the next three weeks to a point where hopefully I am in a position to at least put in a reasonable race performance in April.

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