I ran the Chamonix Marathon (26.2 miles), 280th out of 2100 finishers in 5 hours 14 minutes (note a course change due to heavy rain fall, 42k, reduced to 2400 meters of climb finishing in chamonix town centre instead of Planpraz). Food – 3 gels, orange slices at aid station. Drink – Some water, not mush as rained over whole course which was surprising refreshing although at the top of L’ Aiguillettes des Possettes I lost feeling in my fingers and had to ask the aid station crew to re fill my water bottle. I have blogged about this race numerous times and so will keep the blog short and hit to the photos… enjoy…🙂
(Official after event video – http://youtu.be/bu-QKIcTqy0)
Me running…in the rain… !!!
Photos of Kees and Rob + 1000 or so others at the Mont Blanc 80k race. (part of the world sky running championships)
Photos of the route taken during the vertical kilometer (approx. 2k horizontal 1K up). I’ve done a lot of down hill running but this is a serious descent/ climb let me tell you.