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Altitude training in Flagstaff again!!

Since the 15th of February we have been up in Flagstaff for altitude training. When we came up here it was a lot of snow, but the roads were free and we had good training conditions. Only for two days we had to wait some hours to train. That was not a problem since both Erik and I just had one training session on those days. The last two weeks we have a had a lot of sun, some cold winds and temperatures between -1 and + 17!!

Before the training camp I was very unsure about how my training would be at altitude this time, considering how the winter had been for me. I surprised myself by training almost at the same level as last year. I even have been training more. And because of this I will not go to the first IAAF Challenge in Chihuahua, Mexico, with fresh legs! :-) But for me it will be an important hard workout and I will only focus on myself and then see what result will come out at the end!

Erik will also join me on the trip to Mexico, it will be his first race ever in altitude! He has been training well, and much, too. So I guess he won't have the freshest legs either. :-)

©Kjersti Tysse Plätzer