Yesterday, I happened across and signed up for the Amerithon Challenge. It's a virtual run/ride/swim/ - whatever, across the breadth of the USA; over 3,500 miles! I'm hoping to finish it before my 70th birthday!!
I can probably do that if I include my walking and cycling as well as my running. It's all allowed. There's some accessories as well as a big medal, most of which I opted out of as to get the lot is a bit expensive. One of the inclusions though, even in the basic price is videos of each of the stages, which
There's also a private Facebook group.
So this morning I celebrated my new challenge by running further than I've done for a couple of years - 15k! To say that I'm tired now is a bit of an understatement as I hardly slept last night, the latest in a run of bad nights for sleeping.
I think I can almost guarantee a better sleep tonight.
I ran the 15k at a very slow pace. I've decided to do some very slow long runs to practice and Ultra pace. Not that I'll ever be able to do and ultra, but you never know - unless you try.
More about Amerithon and ultras as I go along.