This weekend I took part in a duathlon. That’s the self-congratulatory part. But I didn’t do the whole thing. That’s the other part.
So what happened was this: A colleague had signed up to do it with a friend, with the friend biking 10km and my colleague doing the 5km walk. The friend backed out, and I backed in. Had I biked 10km before? No. Am I used to biking? Sort of, and where I live is moderately hilly. So I thought, why not. (more…)