Monday, September 27, 2010

NEWTON 25KM RUN - DEFIES GRAVITY, DEFIES LOGIC, TOTAL TORTURE!

I passed out!!! but in a control manner....luckily...
Just like my normal run, the run started at 6.30am just after my subuh prayer.
Didn't get interesting photos captured today due to my 'shameful defeat', however, photos here has been hijacked from other fellow bloggers...he, he..

This was my 2nd pit stop to passed out...!
(botol biru tu bukan botol arak ye...)
masa ni kena sengat dengan semut api ke, lipan ke, kala jengking ke atau bapak diorang pun aku tak sedar punya...!! sapa tah yg selak baju aku sikit tu...


Conquering the 'amma appa' hills

Ijam : ni bukit apa yim?
Yim : Bukit 'Hantu'!!

There were countless 'insane' hills torturing us along the way...huhu...

The Fellow Bloggers in Action

Started the run with few familiar faces...Yim - 'the Songket Traditional Malay baju melayu', Syah -'the speedy gonzales andle, andle yiba, yiba',  Ian 'corporate athlete', Nik and Shuk with their 'belakang unta' (camelbak) hydration pack already infront, Zaki & his partner, Ziff doing the 'siput sedut' pace, there was KA 'the tatoo' fellow making his move. Syed and Shanaz had already leading the pack..(Shanaz wearing the skirt though....minus the....ehem...compression sock! what are you guys thinking?)..

The chap ayam 'segar dari ladang' also can be seen weaving through the crowd, hailmi, hancik, khairul, ruby (ehem), dett and lain2 ayam segar dan ayam pencen.

Met Ms Pui San 'the gorgeous' with KD along the way...going strong...yes....we are missing out the malay lady runners like haza, kash, kak june, azza, my friend..(saya tak boleh lari la kalau takde perempuan...)


rayzeef coming in strong with his compression sock and compression belt (to avoid his boroi stomach blocking the bib number)..."apa barang 12KM, tengok ni ha, dah abis pun"...

That's funny...the sun, the heat, the hills doesn't seem to effect on this guy...
my moderator, Mr Ian...finishing the strongest...


syah also finishing strong with his avatar 'kaki', - "kaki ni pijak semut tak mati ni - wife"

Nik the ultramarathoner also finishing strong, with his 'belakang unta' (camelbak) hydration pack
minum sampai kembung towards the end...yahooo.....


dett with his double 'thumbs up', Mr Rama behind and Ms Julie (you looks thin...& fit!) snapping the photo 

KA the half nude runner...with his batik formation tight...(blue black ular sawa theme)..


ni tengah lari ke berjoget ni? Ziff and Zaki doing the 'cakpong' dance
look how protective was Ziff, he got his compression sock, knee guard & running short on..what else after this? bandage? first aid kit on the SPI belt?...oh..come on...
photo by Tay 'Ta Rek' (Mr Tay)

I'm late for open house!! Mr Yim doing the 'ewah-ewah' dance.
Salute to yim for coming to this far...


Fatigue at 21KM!!

After 20th KM, suddenly i felt a little nausea and i have this 'sleepy' feeling that i just want to sit back on the pavement and take a nap for a while...then there was Ian...ask me to follow him (by tapping his thigh)...come on ijam!...and i followed him...huhu...!!
4 KM to go! my fatigue sets in, i took a longer break at the water station, drinking the plain, tasteless, cool mineral water (air suling) like mad. Sit for a while, stretched here and there, watching the amois passed me through one by one (forget about the guys)....Ian had to break away from me...

3KM to go, i walked, walked and slow jog...suddenly, syah overtook me and said 'pancit ijam?'...huhu...
then Syed and then Shanaz (fewitt! i can clearly saw her skirt now...)...

The arch where all the satan will be released...
no shanaz photo though!! hmmph!

Finally, just slow jog to the finish line....Yim following close behind...he's looking strong after 15km LSD earlier...Chee sin!...I completed at 2hr 44 minutes 40 sec...Thank god!.

After receiving my finishing tee, medal and mineral water, i walked a little bit, met with known faces, i just 'angkat kepala' je. I found this shade beneath this 'godsend' tree and lie down motionless...and passed out for a 20, 30 minutes or so.

I just Can't Stand The heat!

Yeah...they said the sun rise early lately. At 7.57am, the sun was already above our head, sucking away our sweat in the form of steam. There was no shade from the trees also, making the heat unbearable!...that is why i'm running sometime like a dog, sticking out my tongue to release the body heat...ha, ha...


I told ya...!!...KD - 'i can't take it anymore!!'
Her first 25km...congratulations KD!!
photo courtesy of gorgeous Ms Pui San...


This run makes me hungry!

Did i tell you there were countless nasi lemak and kuih stalls along the route?...huhu...all i can do was just glimpse at the tasty meehun, karipap and nasi lemak bungkus...

Then, i take revenge at this kedai mamak nearby!...Fuh..lega...
Me...!! hey, hey...still not 'pengsan' mode yet...dignity comes first,
This is where Rayzeff shouted at me "ijam, medal tinggal satu je lagi, cepat, cepat"...

Yeah, dehydration might be the cause (it was!!)...i'm not complaining...just frustrated on how i managed it...
but if you tell everybody along the route, they might request/demand you to stop...right?...
What i can tell ya, never give up!! your body does amazing things than you can never imagine...believe it!!
(rephrase : 'let the professional do it')
To all runners out there, you are truly awesome!!
Thanks for viewing....(waiting for nik's blog for more photos..muahaha..)

28 comments:

  1. ijam pandai ko post entri malam buta orang semia dah tidor...anyway congrats, kalu x pengsan Ian pon makan McIjam:)

    sori aku kelentong ko kat finishing line tuh, sajer bagi semangat, medal berlambak lagi kat belakang tu..hi hi cuma air milo jer dh abiss

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  2. Hmm.. i wonder do i still get the #1 status this time?
    Trying my luck here... hihi.

    P/s; ok, baru nak baca cerita best hang ni..

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  3. No#1 yezzzaaa.....finally.

    Ian eat my smoke:)

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  4. sori Nik you're 20 years too late!

    Air milo semua sudah habiss daa..mana race report?

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  5. Ray : mak ai, aku belum abis click publish, kau dah comment? cepatnya...
    aku pun dendam dgn air milo ni, beratur punya panjang...tak jadi, baik aku pengsan je lagi bagus...

    Nik : too bad, better try next time. kau dah banyak kali pegang takhta la...
    mana race report? aku nak hijack gambar ni...

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  6. cis cilakak kau Ray, curik line gue hehheeh

    Ijam - kau baik2, ramai awek akan menangisi kau... and aku tahu apa yang kau nampak kehkehkeh naughty naughty

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  7. So when you saw me, that was after your pengsan session? Congrats for persevering the tough course and weather!

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  8. Ijam, yeah! Never give up. I think you need more female runners in skirts laaa to keep you from pengsan. Or maybe you need to don the clown outfit sebab clown mana boleh pengsan, bro! Hahahah anyway, kau laju laa especially during the 1st u-turn tu. Hebat!

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  9. Syah : ha, ha...*wink*...kau memang power syah!!

    Jamie : after the pengsan session lah!!..aiyo..one hell of a course...!!

    Deo : tak nampak pun kau, mula je laju, lepas tu hampeh...ha, ha...

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  10. kesian ijam, i think the heat plus all the ladies in skirts and u going ehem sini ehem sana a bit too much for your mind and body to take lah haha .. apa pun cross the line :)

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  11. Perjuangan yang penuh kecekalan bro. Tabik spring 800 kali dari aku. Walaupun terbongkang, masih lagi good timing. Cayok2! Tapi lenkali jangan buat lagi bro :)

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  12. Cik June : yeah...the skirts too much to handle, i forgot to concentrate...ha, ha...

    Diket : like the word 'terbongkang'..kah, kah...
    lain kali aku better tengok skirt amoi kat tepi jalan sambil makan nasik lemak je..ha, ha...

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  13. Ijam, aku rasa kau pengsan bukan pasal torture lari ajer tu, tapi termasuk torture tengok amoi/aweks, tu yg jadi heart rates tinggi semacam hahahaha. Congrats bro, u did awesome timing, mmg ler laju tu. Your preserverence is highly admired.

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  14. ziff : memang torture jugak le tu, tapi tak ramai la semalam amoi, atau gelap lagi masa tu..
    thanks man... abang pun apa kurangnya...sibuk2 pun boleh masuk 25km...wohoo...

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  15. torture watching the amoi+aweks is pleasure lah... hihih

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  16. nije : memang torture tu...huhu

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  17. ahlost : thank you. one hella course!!

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  18. Aku tabik spring 1000x kat hang, tak kisahlah terbongkang macamana pon, asal laju & pandai kontrol masa nak habis tu! Aku rasa kau terlebih tgk awoi kawai kot masa lari so tekanan pada urat saraf mata yang berlebihan ketika badan sudah letih menyebabkan anda hilang keseimbangan badan lalu jatuh terbongkang. :P

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  19. Haha..muka penat tu jugak yg hang post ye..mmg panas gile! Dah bape botol air tuang atas kepala, sampai finishing line, kering trus

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  20. Ijam, kalau nak tgk ramai awek/amoi, kene join back packers, cam aku hahahahaha

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  21. ' I passsed out, but in a controlled manner"
    haha..Just sooo ijam. Apa2 pun musti control.
    Congrats on the run..pancit2 pun taiming ok..

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  22. zaki : memang betul pun..nasib baik takde org molest masa pengsan tu (perasan)

    KD : tahniah KD berjaya jugak ye...lepas ni, full marathon tau...gerenti terbakar lemak dgn daging sekali...

    Ziff : betul jugak tu...full marathon penang nanti orait...? tapi dia flat tu, aku ingat nak belasah je kat situ buat sub 5...huhu...Std Chrtd Singapore ok baru rileks sikit...

    Doc Julin September : itu pun ada kudrat boleh control, kalau takde, dah terbongkang tepi jalan, tak pun tengah jalan tu...huhu...
    dah lama tau kita tak lari bersama...so, tunggu apa lagi...

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  23. kalao ko tara pengsan kompom aku pun ko akan buat sayur...cong..rat

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  24. nasib aku takde.. kalu tidakk.. :P

    nasib xde ape lah.. mungkin tenaga habis usha amoi sepanjang jalan? :P

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  25. zul : tak jugak...kau lagi power!!! wohoo..

    Daud : kau lari kat tempat lain masa tu, takpe nanti kita treneng lagi la ye...

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  26. haha..didnt know u passed out !!! next time pass me ok ! keep on running dude !

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  27. apa nak buat julie, nasib badan....

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