Baseline Ride

Baseline Ride

By Joanne Hastie

Small consistent improvement: This has fueled my art practice as well as my attempts to keep up my fitness. But before you can improve you have to do the something that you want to improve on to know where you are. For example, to train for a marathon, I would run as far as far as I comfortably can and then each week I would add a bit more distanceI had to start with knowing how far I could run to create a plan to run a bit farther each week.

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My next fitness goal

My next fitness goal

By Joanne Hastie

I want to do a 4-hour GranFondo Whistler in 2023. The GranFondo Whistler is a point to point supported bike ride from Vancouver to Whistler that is 122km and 2136m of climbing. 

Putting this goal into perspective. This would mean increasing my speed by 15% in the next 11 months (on top of getting myself back into 2019 shape). In 2019, with my 4:42 finish, I placed in the top 35% at place 1264, based on 2019 if I finished a 4 hour fondo I would be 465 or in the top 13%.

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