Labour Day 50K (from Velachery to Chengalpat)
Happy Labour Day to All….!
I went sleep before I think what I do for Labour Day. Suddenly, I remember my dream run is from Velachery to Chengalpat (50K). That’s right. Do it tomorrow and I create a plan.
Wakeup at 1:30am
Speed 7~8 kph (Slow jog with walk)
Start at 2:00am
Finished at before 10am
Time 7~8 hours
Back to room by the Train.
I wake-up at 1:30am and I ready to run, I take 1.5L water, Mobile (Camera), Gel 1 pack, Towel, Sun glass and cash.
I start run from Velachery room at 2:15am, lot of the dogs follow me I carefully walk and escape from the dogs and I continue the run. I concert my rethame of the running and I not pushed up my speed and I continually maintained an average speed 7~7.5 kph.
Every 15 minutes I drink water upto 15ml, 2 cups coffee (50ml), 15g Chocolate, Tender count 3 numbers, and Half liter Salt Leman water. The course was very noise population (Vehicles unwanted making horn sounds). Every steps and seconds I enjoy the run… last 2 hours I feel very tough very hot weather and warmer.
I did slow jog and walk and I successfully completed my highest distance the 50k at 07:02:31 hours. My previous highest distance was 48k (1st Shahid ECR 50k Ultra - 2010) at 05:48 hours
I back to Guindy by the train and walk to room. I very happily and safely come to room.
Weather: warmer, very Hot
Fully tar road, under metro rail constructions, heavy traffic early in this morning.
Start Time: 2:15am
End Time: 9:15am
Distance: 50.00 km
Avg Pace: 8:27 min/km
Avg Speed: 7.1 km/h
Calories: 2,975 C
Elevation Gain: 157 m
Elevation Loss: 121 m
MinElevation: 7 m
MaxElevation: 61 m