So I’m in ….PANAMA CITY!
(My morning view)
I arrived in Panama city on a Wednesday night. The 6h flight from LAX went by so fast and upon landing, pro athletes were greeted by the race organizing crew. Wonderful surprise! From there, we were driven to the race hotel and everything just flowed. Both the driver and the only other athlete on the shuttle with me, spoke Spanish. I stumbled my way through a Spanish conversation and we giggled in the night all the way to the hotel.
But the night was still young! I randomly met Steve Godwin and Kurt Hoy from Competitor upon arrival and we went out to dinner in a local Italian restaurant for good CARBS!! Fun times, I love those guys!!!
The next day, it was time to find good places to get short trainings in and get into the beat! Since roads are quite crowded and there are not too many roads that have shoulders to ride on in Panama city, most people took taxis out to the run course and would ride their…