My less-than-ideal pre-race preparation seemed to follow me all the way to the Netherlands.
|Team GB awaiting the Flag Parade|
|The open feed station|
|Walter's vital right arm!|
|Thumbs up for Bryan!|
I spotted a Japanese vest at the side of the road, and got excited that I might have caught the lady that finished one position ahead of me at Doha, but when I passed I realised that it was actually one of their male runners...what a shame! While I'm mentioning "side of the road" events, the Belgian men must be the best-hydrated team ever, as I seemed to see one of them relieving themselves every couple of Kms.
|Could we be anywhere else with that windmill?|
|Slight muscle spasm at the finish?|