So how did it go? Well it was concrete for pretty much 21km and around 700m of 'forest'. I was worried about the concrete as it can hurt my knees but it went well and my knees didnt hurt at all, though i got cramps in my calves as well as a cramp in my stomach by 14km which lasted until 18km, but i pushed through it reminding myself that soon it was the finish line and i cant give up.
There were LOTS of up and downhills and the first 15km the uphills went fine i just kep reminding myself what goes up must come down, but after 15km i had to walk the hills as they were so steep! All i can say is Train hill intervals!! And if you dont have the right technique, google and watch youtube videos which will help you to 'save' energy so that you can continue running afterwards!!
It felt awesome to run, it was so much fun! I had periods of 'I want to die - i dont want to run anymore' and other times where i was like 'I love this so much, the best thing in the world!'. It was so much fun though :):) Loved it and yes i will definitely run another half marathon again, though for now i will need like 2 weeks rest before i run again. Have cramps and pain in my whole body :(
Now its rest time and lots of water as well as replenishing with food :) And i promise that i will be back to posting more helpful posts next week!! This weekend i dont really have the time for it, but i know you understand :) For now its life, friends, family and studying that counts this weekend!
P.s running pictures will come later - my step dad took some. So will be exciting to see them :)
I hope you all have a lovely day and a great weekend, i wil update as soon as i get a chance!
P.s leave topics which you want me to write about ;)