A late return sorry! Rebecca and I were joined by Paul for the first 20kms but it took some time to get into the rate we wanted, however we made our 10k and 20k goal times almost to the second.
Paul went away from us after this and obviously ran well with a PB of 3.36 but Rebecca found it tough going on the return trip. We slowed a bit for the next ten, and worked back to the weir, before fatigue began to have a large say in the finish time.
Rebecca fought through the last 6 kms, but did not quite get last year's time, with 4.54, but for a person who one week out was still seriously considering not even starting, I thought it was a tremendously strong willed performance.
Congratulations to all, especially the PB folk, and thanks Robbo, for putting yourself on hold to Marshall the course half way through, AND THEN finish the race!
Thanks also to the familiar faces of Carol and Roundabout, who were fine deputy sheriffs (marshals).
A return to speed work at the track is on the cards, after last week's "cruise", so I look forward to seeing everyone out there (barring second cousin's christenings, anniversaries etc, of course)