Two Fruits

Sunday, April 8, 2018

Week 14 - Mountain Running Championships

Running:  Year to Date

Distance:  1,291.35 kms in 14 weeks at ave  92.2 km ( down from 94.9 kms at week 13)

Last week:  56.85 kms

Elevation:  Garmin:  45,666 metres in 14 weeks at ave  3,262 metres ( up from 3,040 metres at week 13)
                  Strava:  48,654 metres

Last week:  Garmin:  3,118 metres

This week was not about me. It was checking & rechecking the two courses to be used today ( Sunday) for the Australian mountain running championships on Mt Wellington behind Hobart in Tasmania.
Good weather during the week allowed for a jog check on Tuesday followed by a very slow ( over 6 hrs) to marking both courses on Friday. Really had to make sure everyone knew where to go on race day.
Today, the nice weather disappeared at race time. But with clouds & a bit of wind, temps were great for running even if the views were somewhat lacking.
I was on officials duties today, so no running.
I have Convicts & Wenches 50 km race to do in 2 weeks time, so need to find some flat speed.
Otherwise, all good on the running front. Summer has gone so we now just wait until winter weather brings some snow. Hoping for as good as we had last year.


  • Well done Steve - you are always putting back into the sport. From the mountains to the beaches - good luck in the Convicts and Wenches.

    By Blogger Nev, At April 9, 2018 at 7:40 AM  

  • Well done Steve. Interesting that the winner of the 10k last night was a former world mountain running champion.

    By Blogger Ewen, At April 10, 2018 at 10:30 AM  

  • The strength gained from all that up hill is what helps the good ones maintain or get faster over the final stages. It's not all about speed.

    By Blogger Two Fruits, At April 10, 2018 at 3:23 PM  

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