Wednesday, June 18, 2008

King Of the Mountain

I've had the worstestest week in a long time, and I can't wait to see the end of it. Tomorrow is our show holiday here - if it wasn't for the fact my infectious boyf and I were going on a road trip tomorrow for the day, I'd be in at work ploughing through the kazillion items on my desk.

So I'm focusing towards the weekends run - Sunday morning is King of the Mountain. 6.4kms of pure torture. Every year I swear I will never ever do it again...

At the bottom. The break in the trees at the top is a chalet. I have to run up to that.

This is the 'reward' from the top. Just above the shadow you can make out the road - it's the little squiggle.

So think of me on Sunday morning when it's still dark, crawling out of bed, to drive an hour out of town, only to then park my car and run up the mountain.

Yea... no logic in that.


Ronnie said...

Hi Selina, long time lurker first time poster here. Where is the run? Is it the Clarke Range at Eungella? If so.ARE YOU NUTS? I wouldn't even let my hubby drive all the way down the range. Freaked me out.

Seriously, Good Luck with it chick. Can't wait to read how it goes for you.

Kristy said...

I wish you luck Sunday. Boy such a huge hill...I'd love to see the elevation of that on map my run :P

Kek said...

Ah, you know you love it! Just like I love my workouts that I whinge about... LOL.

Hope your boy gets better FAST. That's disturbing!

gypsy77 said...

Go Selina! You have guts! My hills look pissy compared to that!!!!

Good Luck

Ronnie said...

Hi Selina, Me again. I'm in Collinsville. I run the local swimming pool here. Spending the off season trying to get my weight back under control. My main goal is triathlon but love weights as well. My ultimate goal though is to be fit and healthy and to set a good example to my children.

gypsy77 said...

Hey, thanks for visiting my blog. I thought it was time I started my own blog! I have been following your running for a few months, your one tough chick!

Yep, my uphill runs are yuk! Especially pushing my not so little girl. She's great, she cheers me on, "Go Mum".

But when it's all over, the feelings great, isn't it! Just keep thinking this when your running your mountain!! Good Luck!

Amy said...

I have been reading your blog for ages now and every time you are due to the king of the hill run I think-You are crazy!! hehehehehe

I know you love the challenge and the burn and the sense of achievement at the end!!

All the best chick