Last Saturday was the big day: Race the Sun in the Lake District. 50 miles of cycling, hiking up Helvellyn and canoeing round Thirlmere. I blogged about it a while ago and have been training for it ever since.It was a great day, a record breaking event with 90 teams of four people making it the biggest event in its 10 year history. I was joined by team-mates Nick Lofthouse, Erol Osman and Warwick Wyatt The weather was dry and cloudy but, unlike last year’s race, it wasn’t wet. The cycling was mainly on road, with just five miles of off-roading, which included a technical (which means nasty) descent into the Thirlmere valley.