Words the RD gave to everybody. Prior to gunstart. And it seemed to have greatly affected me. It played like a chant in my mind – all throughout the race. I never knew how the race will be. The only thing I am sure of is that I will finish the course – no matter what.
01:30am – off we go.
With an 8kgs backpack, I started to walk. I am just making sure I have everything I will need. I mean EVERYTHING. I started too slow. I was the last runner on the walk after the first turn from the Parade Ground. It was almost pit black when I reached the road to the trail. Of course, I am confident of the route. I know it and memorized it by heart.
My 1st 5K split is 49 minutes 33 seconds. You will see more details of my…
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