Type 1 Ultra

endurance sports in the weird and wonderful world of type 1 diabetes

Coast2Kosci 2014 Race Report, by Roger Hanney

Here’s my race report from Coast2Kosci, run just last weekend. I’ll soon be writing an article for http://www.Type1Ultra.com which focuses on the diabetes-related elements of this run, specifically nutrition and insulin management.

run, eat, sleep, run.

Writing race reports after properly long runs easily turns into an exercise in self-indulgence. Let’s face it, there’s a reason the whole world’s eyes turn to watch Usain Bolt run for 9.5 seconds but generally glaze over when runners talk about feeling a second or third wind at the second rising of the sun.

So, Coast2Kosci 2014, short version – ran smooth, hobbled a bit, got wet, how fun was that?!

Coast2Kosci 2014, longer version.

It would be fun to one time read a race report where somebody really complained about their crew. Something along the lines of, “these guys couldn’t tell a sports drink from a ginger biscuit. I called them Team Guantanamo because they frequently blasted loud noise at me and wouldn’t pass the water, choosing instead to leave me in uncomfortable positions when all I wanted to do was go to the toilet.” This is not that…

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