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Discussion: Aim

in: c.hill; c.hill > 2016-06-19

Jun 20, 2016 6:30 AM # 
Beast of Ballyhoura, closing date is tomorrow!
Jun 20, 2016 3:45 PM # 
Aaah. I've ran a lot of races through my mind to see if anything gets me buzzing and excited about.

Nothing really attracts my attention or gives me the adrenaline rush I need.
WOC, IOC, Hill Running Champs... all fun, but all missing something worth trading up for.

Kinda got a massive adrenaline rush doing other stuff so missing that kick from sports/racing. I'm sure something will spark eventually.

Not having something to aim specifically for is a bit shit though
Jun 20, 2016 10:33 PM # 
Try something new? Maybe cycling more - triathlons, duathlons, mountain biking, generally cycling epics? That might help with the adrenaline rushes maybe, not sure about the aims.
Jun 21, 2016 10:57 PM # 
Wicklow round?
Jun 22, 2016 5:02 AM # 
A question in two parts. What do you enjoy best? What are you best at?
Jun 22, 2016 7:34 PM # 
I have thought about the Round in great detail in the past. Having covered most of it previously, in my head completing it wouldn't be a problem, notwithstanding a) it would hurt and b) it would be 24hrs of suck. Seamus floated the idea of a winter solstice round. I could see this idea gaining traction as the nights close in.

On the bike, haven't given it much thought. Doesn't lead to the training for sport specific, which leads into Eoins question of what do I enjoy...

The fact that my reaction to the bike is, it's not sports specific, basically says I love to race in forests and mountain. The reason for not having the drive to commit to saying/ doing a performance at the IOC, is probably due to not being able to commit enough time to fully train sports specifically for it.

In work, I had to fully buy in, 24/7, so not having something that all consuming probably has me in this unsure what to commit to.

What do I enjoy... O relays
What am I best at... application of physical stress to a body
Jun 22, 2016 8:59 PM # 
Where is the next World Beasting Championships?
Jun 22, 2016 9:10 PM # 
Three years time in Germany
Jun 22, 2016 11:03 PM # 
Was ist das in Deutschland? We should have more O relay races in Ireland aside from that one big one per year.
Jun 23, 2016 4:34 PM # 
Actually chatting to CillinC on Tuesday about the possibility of a CNOC vs CorkO showdown at Jukola in the future, potentially awesome.
Jun 23, 2016 7:42 PM # 
That should happen
Jun 23, 2016 8:08 PM # 
I will leave it to our relay specialists Dooby/Magic/Boyzone to officially throw down the gauntlet... then we can commence a year of trash-talking.
Jun 23, 2016 8:56 PM # 
People keep giving him ideas PLEASE!!!!!
He is a grumpy old man when he doesn't have a goal and I only end up getting annoyed he's in a mood because he now has time to do things again haha
I think WOC, Round, doing any event with your gf :p .....
Jun 24, 2016 8:51 PM # 
A challenge should be something that is achievable, so that discounts a CNOC victory over Cork in Jukola...
Jun 25, 2016 1:11 AM # 
Similarly a Cork win over UCDO.
Jun 25, 2016 10:12 PM # 
Sadly, a single Irish club getting a solid team to a Jukola start line is unlikely
Jun 26, 2016 11:29 AM # 
Speak for yourselves!
Jun 27, 2016 4:50 PM # 
Solid team.... not second rate ;)

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