Monday, May 14, 2012

Joke's On Me

"Train for it. Go all out. Who knows, you might win"
Said my dad.

Yeah, ok. Rightttt (sarcastically, eyes rolled)

" I'm serious. These things could happen. Who knows," He said again, ironically while handing me a plastic of chocolates he bought from  some airport from a recent trip.

Sure. ( more eye rolling)

Wanna know the biggest joke of the year?
Well, somehow I got selected to run for KKM Perak.
I'm in for two events.
1500m and 3000m.
And the big national level event in Sabah is only a month and a half away.

Nak sangat middle distance kan?
All I can say is : Hah. hamik ko.

I have no idea how to go on with this track running business.
Do I need spikes? Can I use my normal shoes?
Pace management? On track training?
Apekebenatang?

" Physiologically, these middle distance events demand that athletes have good aerobic and anaerobic energy producing systems, and also that they have strong speed endurance."
 ^ Middle Distance Running. Australian Institute of Sport. Retrieved on 5 April 2010.

Strong speed endurance?
What the hell, man?

Sure, the free airfare and a 5 day cuti tanpa rekod holiday in Sabah sounds wonderful ( I really need a break from work) but I hate the pressure of expectations that comes with it.

Boss aku siap bagi pantun tak sengaja:
Hang menang, balik naik kapaterbang,
Hang kalah, balik berenang.

I don't really have high hopes of getting a medal. But I do hope I don't get last.
So in short, I will train not to be last.
Sounds like a plan.

Adoi, kena activate balik Dailymile la nampaknya.

14 comments:

  1. I suka itu pantun. Sangat memotivasikan diri. Kakaka

    All the best!

    Kasi pulun habis! :)

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  2. i have confidence that you will give it your best and who knows you might just get what you think you cant! all the best doc!! *big hugs and kisses*

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  3. Kasi pulun habis?
    Kasi pulut habis saya pandai la

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  4. Somehow I need to serap your optimism,KJm Thanks a bunch :)

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    1. Serap and slurp heheh ..u will be fine!!

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  5. huh main track lagi saiko dari LSD ko! u can do it!

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    1. Mampuih.Speed training pun tahap mintak nyawa...adeh dehh...

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  6. Terbaek sangat ni. Ada peluang pi shopping kasut spike! Train for it! Go all out! Bagi cekelat sikit bleh?

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    1. Haha..bab racun beli kasut spike yang tak tahan ni. Adeh.
      Bak mai emel saya bleh emel ceklat.

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  7. Lari sambil makan cekelat, boleh podium. So no worries lah :)

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    1. Tak main la power gel perisa ceklat. Kita sedut coki-coki masa LSD. Amacam?

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    2. Kalau sedut coki-coki pepagi, kompom rembat anak punya dalam peti ais :]

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    3. manede, kanak-kanak takbleh makan coki-coki. Kang rosak gigi.

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  8. Hang menang, naik kapaterbang,
    Hang kalah, balik berenang,
    Pelari otai, takkan kecundang,
    Teruskan training, pasti cemerlang!

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