What: Larian Perpaduan 10km
When: 17.08.08, 7.30AM
Where: Dataran Merdeka
Result: Women Open 8th (55:08)
More Results and Photos: pm1.blogspot.com
It is a wakeup call for me after a week away for a blardy hell business trip in Singapore without even 1km run or more than 5 hours sleep per day.
I can feel that my body was not fully recovered yet from the tiredness. It was so hard to wake up in that morning!
The first 20mins after race starting was the ‘break-through’ period for my body to adapt my usual pace and breathing. From that point onwards, I stared to feel myself like a fish, swimming faster and faster, then speeding like a little nemo in the deep blue sea in order to escape from the great whale shark. However, I realized that I was just left too far behind from my competitors. Nevermind, I told myself, it is just a wakeup call…
While reaching Bukit Aman junction, I saw Adam again and he was cheering on me: Ameba faster, Wern Tien is at the back! Hahaha… What a motivating cheers!
Well, while receiving frens’ cheering, I not forgetting to cheer on Kei Ming, ‘Come On Kei Ming!’ when we met at crossing the flyover to Bukit Aman. I remembered I paced with a Malay guy whom I always pace with short while in the middle of many of my run in LG and also aKOTR.
Not bad, I’m quite satisfied with my run, performance not dropping that much as expected. Love this course very much, although the winning prize is not as much as aKOTR last week, but it was enjoyable and I do not need to suffer from 2-hour waiting for cash prize receiving. Just imagine, in aKOTR (SAAA), I finished the race at 8.50am, but I only managed to collect the cash prize at 11.20am; but this Merdeka Run (FTAAA), I finished at 8.25am, I collected my prize at 9.05am and still managed to enjoy a good breakfast.
There are 2 things that start with ‘S’ made me frustrating last week, one is in the aKOTR, another is my employer which also starts with ‘S’ too! Sigh…
Coming next, Shape Run, if the second ‘S’ not giving me too much troubles this week, I should be able to perform better :) GOOD LUCK to all who participating in Shape Run including those same category with me, we need such great competitors to have a great performance! That’s the sportsmanship spirit!