Name: Idai Makaya (UK).
Age: Born in 1974.
Personal Information: Married to Ivy – we have a daughter and a son.
Interests: Long-distance/ultra-endurance sports, martial arts, health & fitness writing, and building the ElliptiGO Community.
Sporting Background: Running, martial arts, ElliptiGO cycling, general fitness.
Why I’m doing PBP 2015: For the atmosphere, because it’s such an historical cycling event, for the purity of striving to complete the challenge, and to be a part of this historical ElliptiGO Team Endurance Challenge.
Something most people don’t know about me: I used to regularly complete half marathon running events in about 90 minutes – and for about 20 years I found running to be a fun way to stay in peak shape. But I completely stopped running after I did this 2010 interview with the runner Dean Karnazes – which had led to me taking up ElliptiGO training, instead. I now find ElliptiGO cycling even more fun than running…
- “Trust in the Lord with all of your heart, lean not on your own understanding…”
- “In all toil there is profit, but mere talk leads only to want…”
- “We choose to go to the moon… and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard…”
- “Where the mind GOes, the body will follow…”
- “Adversity usually presents an opportunity for us to truly define ourselves…”
Other: Why do I do this? My PBP 2015 training programme and my PBP 2015 training, qualification & results list.
My PBP 2015 Results:
|Contrôle||Km||Temps||Passage||Moyenne tronçon||Moyenne Totale|
|VILLAINES||221||12:15||17/08 05:32||18 km/h||18 km/h|
|FOUGERES||310||18:00||17/08 11:17||15.4 km/h||17.2 km/h|
|TINTENIAC||364||21:17||17/08 14:34||16.4 km/h||17.1 km/h|
|LOUDEAC||449||27:09||17/08 20:26||14.4 km/h||16.5 km/h|
|CARHAIX||525||32:52||18/08 02:09||13.2 km/h||15.9 km/h|
|BREST||618||39:17||18/08 08:34||14.4 km/h||15.7 km/h|
|CARHAIX||703||45:23||18/08 14:40||13.9 km/h||15.4 km/h|
|LOUDEAC||782||51:06||18/08 20:23||13.8 km/h||15.3 km/h|
|MORTAGNE||1090||74:07||19/08 19:24||14.6 km/h||14.7 km/h|
|DREUX||1165||79:29||20/08 00:46||13.9 km/h||14.6 km/h|
|FINISH||1230||83:38||20/08 04:55||15.6 km/h||14.7 km/h|