After walking nearly 10km on the soft sand in a fun race on Saturday....I really wasnt feeling like getting up at 5.30am to drive into Brisbane for a 5000m track race. I am not track fit by any means.
I was keen to try and hold the better style but reality is I know that it will be pretty hard to do. I picked up Robyn at Movie World and we had a good drive with lots of chatting....nice to have company. Arrived with time to do a short warm up and then it was into it!
I kinda felt "heavy" .... I guess just muscle tiredness from the last weeks training. While I felt smooth it was nothing like on Tuesday night. I still need to work on my stride length but that will come with the more I walk. I got a caution for my left knee and I need to work on that side to help stabalize my hips. I am pleased to say that nothing hurt. My body held together well and while it was a touch stiff and sluggish...there was NO pain. YAY.
my km splits show me getting 1 sec slower with each km and I was starting to tire from trying to hold the new style.... but a few seconds is nothing really and I am really pleased with my overall time. 28:55