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CCC: Central Coast Century Run FKT 2021

I was registered to do Lakes 100. A 100km trail race up near Hawks Nest, so had been training sand for a couple of months to handle its long sand sections. Unfortunately, Greater Sydney got thrown into lockdown the week before the race and it had to be postponed. So when you've been training for a flat sandy run, clearly the only alternative is to instead go for a technical hilly FKT! I started in the cold at 4:30 am with Tim, who wasn't going for the FKT, but was aiming to complete the 100km (he made it 76km, the furthest he's ever run). Fortunately, the current lockdown rules don't limit the amount of exercise you can do AND this entire FKT route is within the lockdown zone. So it was on!! Speedy early morning section through the bush and streets, running past Bernhard at Pearl Beach (I was ahead of schedule), he then caught up to me at Warrah Trig. And the sun came up as we were hitting the sandy GNW trails on the way to the tip (sounds worst than it is... it's a