Being a vegan, I was quite skeptical about the Duathlon "Bike Run Biryani". Didn't want to be part of an event where the title implied "Chicken Biryani". But I like both cycling and running and a duathlon brings these together nicely. Hence I decided to give this a go. The organizer Dr Vignan, was so enthusiastic and encouraging that, I wanted to do my personal best in it.
The one area that I knew I had to get better at was the transition. In the GHAC organized Hyderabad Triathlon last October, I had participated in the Olympic Duathlon category. I was third among the women. But I spent 20 minutes in transition time. 20 mins of the 4 hrs 21 mins. (more…)