It's done, and what a difference a day makes! The blister pains receded overnight, and once again normal running was resumed. It never ceases to amaze me that major issues can be overcome by a stubborn refusal to quit.
The day was warmer, quite sunny and very windy, and I have to say I enjoyed it - keeping up with the "fast boys" for the first half, then enjoying a solitary scenic coast into the splendid finish line, the ancient ramparts of St Jean
Tonight will be a nice celebration and a night in a hotel with clean sheets and towels. Ah, the little things we take for granted!