American Zofingen After-Effects

I’m surprised to be recovering OK from the pounding of the American Zofingen. I think my back aches more than my legs. But, my legs were hurting pretty bad. I don’t get too sentimental over race finishes, but this one was special. Given the circumstances, my meager training plan, and the amount of stuff I’ve got going on at work, I was really happy to gut it out and finish. 

I’m convinced that even the big guns were sore after this race. How could you not be? With 14,000 feet of climbing, there was no spot on the course when you could relax. You were either going up or down. I was sad to give up my streak at the Monroe Dunbar Brook Trail Race, but in the end it was worth it. Debbie was kind enough to give up her streak too, which was even longer than mine.

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