Training Log: abarn
In the last 7 days:
|activity|| # ||time||miles||km||+m|
| ||Running||3|| 2:47:01|| 17.03||(9:49)|| 27.4||(6:06)|
| ||Rockclimbing||2|| 2:30:00|
| ||Surfing||1|| 30:00|
| ||Total||6|| 5:47:01|| 17.03|| 27.4|
Running 51:59  11.5 km (4:31 / km)
Run to Tamarama through the burbs via Fred Hollows reserve, then came back along the coast. Pretty awesome looking at the huge swells rolling in and seeing the entirity of Bronte constant white water. Also had a reasonable amount of climb for a city run, 255m.
Surfing 30:00 
Still wasn't sure about my knee so I went surfing with Beanstalk at Manly. Had fun but the waves were far too big for the two of us considering how little we have been surfing in the last 6 months. Arms were well out of practice and just didn't have the endurance to stay out for long. Had to do short bursts from the beach trying to avoid the big sets. Felt like a moron. Would love to have more time to go surfing.
Rockclimbing 1:00:00 
9 Degrees session with Bayu. Lots of fun as usual. Climbed 2 new tough reds , got close on a third and also finished off the remaining pinks that I hadn't done. Wish I could boulder everyday.
Running 25:02  5.9 km (4:15 / km)
Run down to Queens park. Took it easyish for the start because I was still testing my knee. Picked up a bit throughout the run but also tried not to overdo it.
Knee is better but still not perfect - doesn't hurt but just doesn't feel quite right. Try again tomorrow but still try not to overdo it.
Rockclimbing 1:30:00 
9 Degrees session. New pinks and reds up! Didn't try many of the reds but got most of the pinks. Left a few for later ;) Lots of fun as usual. Generally feeling pretty good but the skin on my hands was the limiting factor that caused me to stop. Probably resulting from 2 outdoor sessions this week already. Also thought I'd better not push it too hard with the volume of arms I've been doing recently. I would have gone for a run but my knee was still sore. I got some light (or actually reasonably heavy because I decided to push) leg work in on the bike too and from the gym. Hopefully tomorrow the knee is feeling good to run again. Need to get training for the big distances I want to do in NZ over the summer.
Walked to uni with a 20kg pack and my knee was still sore so decided not to run today. Hopefully better soon or I'll go to the physio.
Running 1:30:00  10.0 km (9:00 / km)
Finally completed the missing piece of my eastern suburbs sea level traverse!!! Super gnarly and an absolute tonne of fun! I hadn't planned it. I was just going for a run around the south of coogee coast and noticed that the tide was super low and the water was really calm so I took the opportunity.
It was still by no means easy! Started off with the cave that I've always stopped at before. Passed it no worries with the right timing. Then a blank face which looked like it might have been over before it had even begun but I managed to find some holds on the roof and then had to crimp on some barnacles with sketchy footwork to finish. Then came the first no feet high ball which from memory was a bit slopey. Then there was a stretch of running before another blank face with a small shelf some 4 or 5m up. I took the shelf but at it's thinnest it was only 1ft high and maybe 3ft wide so literally had to squeeze through on my stomach still 5m above the water. Some more running and another cave before the second no feet high ball which led to another blank face. A really dodgy foothold on barnacles coupled with a mossy sloper and a far reach made it passable but definitely didn't feel secure, especially with rock in the water right below. This led to the last cave which once passed popped you right out at the maroubra north baths!
So stoked to have finally completed this section of the coast. Well worth the wait.
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