One Week: Two Races. The Ego vs The Flow

Posted: November 28, 2016 in Uncategorized

Rachel Cullen blogs about racing with the ego and lurgy


One Week: Two Races. The Ego vs The Flow

I love the word ‘juxtaposition.’ It keeps me on my toes, wondering what’s waiting around the next corner, ready to jump out and ambush me. Like the world famous ‘Bushman’ (Google him, seriously) who successfully added me to his list of conquests when he launched himself from behind his mobile bush along Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco ten years ago. I was a sitting (or walking) duck. Thankfully, Beadle never got hold of me. RIP.

Juxtaposition then. It seems to follow me around wherever I go.

This week was no exception.

Race 1: The Ego

Or, alternatively known as the Inter Financial Services Cross Country race, in Richmond Park, London.

Some background facts first of all:

  • I’m shit at Cross Country;
  • I’ve come home with TWO prizes (women’s winning team, and women’s VETS team) for the past two years. Surprising?Unlikely?

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