I never thought I would finish up a 50k in the dark, in cold weather, with insane wind, with rocks sliding out from under my feet, on steep inclines and declines and yet still feel like a pansy because I was finishing with all of the 100k runners who looked like they had been mugged and beaten after having done the whole damn thing twice.
Monday, January 12, 2009
Bandera: 100 km/62 miles on the hilliest, rockiest, roughest terrain in Texas with 20 mph gusts and 30 degree temps from 7:30 a.m. Saturday until 12:17 a.m. Sunday. It took me somewhere around 16 hours and 48 minutes and burned approximately 13,000 calories. I'm back at work now, so a detailed report will be forthcoming. In the meantime, here's what Jballs had to say about the course: