Instead of prepping really well for this weekend, instead we did this. 3 days before the race is the perfect time to try out some new breakfast foods, right?
We also signed up for our next big adventure- a Tough Mudder in June. It's going to be a completely different way to train (and eat.. we have to eat healthier), but I think it will be just what I need to get back into the swing of things. Plus who doesn't want to go run around in the mud for a few hours with your best friends?!
Marine Corps Marathon is Sunday. I'm under-trained. By a lot. I got injured over the summer and found myself almost 6 weeks off my plan, then school started and I just couldn't catch back up. So I find myself facing down 26.2 knowing full well that I may not finish. There is a decent chance that I don't "beat the bridge" and that's okay. It wasn't at first. I really wanted to beat my time from last year (a slow 6.5 hours), I wanted to run with my co-worker who is doing her first marathon, and I obviously wanted to represent my teams, both Team Running Strong and Fleet Feet Syracuse, well. That just wasn't in the cards though- so instead I'm going to have fun. I'll take it easy as I run, take pictures, high five spectators, cheer other runners on and if I beat the bridge, awesome, and if I don't, that's okay too. Hopefully I'll be able to get myself to the finish line to cheer on the rest of my team!
Edited by Lamar Giles
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