Kayak Marathon

15 May

There are two annual sporting events in our little town of Bacalar Mexico. One is kayak and the other a swim “marathon”.  

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That’s me on the left and my doubles partner Teresa on the right.

My neighbor Teresa and I practiced and completed the 5K (3.2 mile) kayak event in a lovely double borrowed from the event organizer.

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Wish it were mine!

The day was overcast and very windy. The best part of participating was finishing.

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Finish in 45 minutes.

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Turn around.

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Coconuts for rehydration. Machete provided.

The lesson learned from this experience is that I will never complete the 30K distance. Some goals are just out of reach. We did however have a great time training. Having fun can be its own reward. The best one actually. DOS TORTAS

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8 Responses to “Kayak Marathon”

  1. Jack Scott May 15, 2016 at 12:19 pm #

    Mucking about in boats seems to be all the rage right now 😀

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    • afish25 May 15, 2016 at 12:31 pm #

      There was a LOT of mucking that weekend.

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  2. LJones May 15, 2016 at 12:38 pm #

    What fun – hope to participate soon (when we build…:)) Love the quote: says it all. Hope to see you both soon- with love, L

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    • afish25 May 15, 2016 at 12:58 pm #

      Will be fun to ave you here. What year?

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  3. Emily Beebee May 15, 2016 at 6:48 pm #

    My friend Liz and I are signed up for the 1250M Laguna Bacalar open water swim. Can hardly wait! Emily

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    • afish25 May 15, 2016 at 7:45 pm #

      I’ll see you there Emily. It’s a blast.

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  4. emilievardaman May 16, 2016 at 8:30 pm #

    Going 5 km is wonderful, and knowing your limits is so very important.

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