Found out at the end of this week that the Untamed NE race is taking a hiatus next year, or at least it appears that way on their website right now. Listed as next race in 2012 with registration opening in 2011. Bummer, there goes that plan.
I think I am going to continue with my training plans for the most part though with some slight tweaks maybe. We have already found some smaller adventure races that are fairly local that we can try out. Might make more sense to get our feet wet in a 12hr format before jumping into 3 full days.
Now I have to figure out what next year holds. I always have EFTA and maybe I can rededicate a bit more time to that endeavor this year with NEMBA racing hopefully getting going a bit more next year that might be good. Maybe I'll try a half marathon, could do another tri...I should probably just take a 'do everything' approach next year. I randomly caught the nordic bug again, I think it might be good to take advantage of the facilities at Gunstock, but that means more gear to buy. Maybe I can score some used stuff at the nordic center there. They also have some winter tri's hosted in the area...5K, ice bike, xc ski. Sounds good to me. I almost did one a year or two ago but doing that will all depend on the winter we are having. Decent powder around when its scheduled and I'll be doing other activities for sure.
I am thinking the lack of real concrete plans for next year might be good. I have been suffering from calendar overload lately. It might be nice to just float around a bit and just race and be active when opportunities present themselves. I have a feeling there will be lots.
I finally got back going this weekend with a nice road ride around the lake. Felt OK, my strength and power is pretty crap right now but my base is still pretty good and my recovery rate is still right up there. It was a pretty leisurely ride with a few decent climbs.
Pretty awesome that I randomly picked a route that was almost 29mi on the dot after just turning 29 yesterday on the 29th. I'm thinking about maybe going for a run tomorrow and getting back into stuff full bore for Nov. Lunch break runs and weight room, yoga, etc. I'm also thinking its time for some AT recon hikes, better call Bill...