Jun 10, 2012

Distance today = 50.81 km; Total distance = 7576.11 km; Location = Oxbow  – 46 41.185′ N, 96 47.941′ W; Start time = 0832, Finish time = 1631


A much cooler one today, with some light rain to finish with. I just didn’t feel like I had much energy either. It could be just a lagging reaction to all the hot days earlier in the week.

It’s not like I haven’t experienced hot weather before. Of course, in Sydney it can often be over 40C in summer. But there’s a big distinction between running for an hour on such days at 7 am, and running for seven hours through the middle of a day like that. The fact that I’m managing these conditions gives me confidence for the months ahead.

When Carmel went ahead to find accommodation for the night, she enlisted the help of the GPS system in the car. When she went in to the place it had directed her to, she found she was in a retirement village. Mmmmm, maybe in a few years time!

Note: the tracker position is showing me a bit further north than my true position. Remember, if you ever want to see exactly where I’ve been on a particular day, just click on the link above (just below the day’s stats).