My first race since July.
It may not have been the build up I would have wished for, with the hamstring niggles.
It may not have set the world alight.
But it felt great to at long last get a race under the belt.
Yesterday saw Wallsend Burn host the North East Masters cross country championships on a 3 lap course with two steep hills on each lap covering around 7.5 km. I started off easily, with the aim to just get around. The hills were steep and slippery but I managed to keep a fairly steady pace throughout and picked up about 10 places as the race progressed. Finishing in 75th place in 39.39. As I said earlier hardly a result to set the world alight but it feels great to be racing again.
Next race up in two weeks time and the Signals Relays