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Homebrew GPS Tracking

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Nothing to say really since the C2C update from January with no race reports to add, what to do, what to mention... 

Last week was sad. We lost our beautiful cat Ernie (Speeding driver). (Update: Just over a week later, Eric was also gone, hit by another car. I am heartbroken.)

We're going to have to get some new friends for Eric (who is being *very* clingy). Remain Indoors
Well it's been two years since the event {voiceover *do not talk about the event*}, still mostly good days, the occasional bad day or two, some unpredictable bad headaches, the erratic balance etc etc.... but on the whole, mostly awesome - and still steady constant improvement and progress. I've just had a celebratory glass of Champagne. One Up
This week I am running in the Centurion virtual "climbing" event - I've not had a specific target for this really, with the upcoming NDW race I didn't want to compromise that by going for one of the "massive" totals, so just decide to…

Country to Capital take two

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Country to Capital 2020 Right, back to the season opener "Country to Capital" after last years introduction to it, I thought I had it all sorted... I thought I'd done my homework this year, and there would be no surprises. I had a plan, got a room booked and geared up.


Getting to the start line A standard saying for running motivation is often "the hardest part is getting to the start line" I feel this was taken too literally for this race. Things weren't off to a good start right from the off.

I had liked getting to this event last year, nice and simple, you could get the first City to Country express out from Marylebone in the morning, get to Wendover just before the start and run. ideal. So I'd got my room booked near the station like last year....

However, in the pre-race email it mentioned in passing that there was going to be a replacement bus service for a section, but it would arrive at 8:23 so they'd moved the start back 15 minutes. Cool, …