The dreaded B course again this week and with a slightly sore lower back (needs stretching) and an iffy left knee (needs supporting), with the beginnings of a cold, I wasn’t expecting great things, just to get round in a reasonable time. I managed to surprise myself with a sub 25 minute run (just) and after being about 10th lady after the first turn I managed to claw my way up to 6th. I thought I was going to get the two girls ahead of me in 6th and 7th on the way down the final hill but managed to take them going up instead, which was nice. Since it was the B course which only has about 100m on gravel I took my new shoes out for a spin and they did very well.
One more parkrun then the 10km race. Taper starts soon. The rest of the day was declared a pyjama day.
I finished 72nd out of 195 runners, was 6th lady and 2nd in my age category.