As ready as we can be

Since 1st May 2013, when Ben and I started our training for the CPUltra 100km / 12 hour challenge, we have covered 1,265km in training and ran over 7,500 minutes together and went through  2 pairs of running shoes each in the process.

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But the best of it all is that Ben has lost already 10% of his weight and today the first time since he was 18 years old weights in below 100kg!

I believe we are ready and if we are lucky with the weather and our race plan is working, nothing should stop us to reach our goal of finishing the 100 km by 6 pm next Sunday, 15 September 2013.

Today after our training run with Achilles Ben felt I deserve some rewards for pushing him hard the last 4 months. The well kept secret of the reason behind my running is out.

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100 days to go

New York Marathon – 100 days to go! Ben and I put another hard week of training in. 75km and 9hrs of running the last 7 days was just the beginning. With 6 weeks until the Sydney Centennial Park Ultra marathon and 100 days till New York we certainly have our work laid out for us. Ben is working hard to shed a few kg as he realises how hard it is to drag all this extra weight with him. It won’t be an easy few months ahead of us but at the end it will be all worth it. New York here we come.