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Big Training Weekend in Penticton

Pictures to come...

166kms on the bike on Sunday followed by a 2km swim/2hour run on Monday.

Great way to spend a long weekend!

Thanks to Colin, Cory, Fay and Marius for the company. Special thanks to TIM for driving the whole IMC course to provide support for us and random cyclist in trouble.

It was a hot one! 40C (104F) at the max. Yikes! We stayed hydrated and had the 70 empty Gatorade and water bottles to prove it. Yes, we recycled them at Save On Foods and collected our $3.50 for the effort. :-)

Comments

BEADLE said…
Way to go ! 166kms in 40 degree smokey heat ! Nothing can stop you !

your,
Bro
Stuart said…
70 Gatorade bottles holy smokes! What were they 6oz bottles!

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