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> Cummulative fatigue

Monday, 17 May 2010 - 09:49

Day 228 - Sun 16 May ~ 19370km, Escourt, South Africa

After a damp restless night in my extremly pungent 1 man tent I woke this morning with a worrying amount of stiffness in my legs given the 18km rocky mountainous dirt trail I had to start the day. Saying goodbye to a great bunch of runners as they cruised past in their 4x4's it really tested my resolve to stick too my never ending commitment to Bertha! 

Peaking my Comrades training so close to the race is certainly a high risk strategy and having run two marathons and cycled over 600km in a week fatigue really caught up with my legs today making it an unpleasant hilly struggle to cover the 100km to Escourt where fellow Mnweni athlete Richard and is Wife Isabel had kindly offered to put me up. It was well worth it though as I arrived in time to see England win the first of two world cups this summer in the 2020 cricket!

 

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Well done, Rob! We have


Well done, Rob! We have followed your tour and stand amazed at your perserverance, and sheer guts! HAve a great run in Comrades too! You are amazing!
Love,John and Jan Stamper

600k and two marathons in a


600k and two marathons in a week - you defy what the human body can normally cope with!!  So amazing to read of your adventures and how well you're doing...good luck with the final bit of pedalling and the mamoth jog!! xx

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