Good morning! By the time you are reading this I will be running (or done) with the Wineglass marathon. It's insane to think that this is marathon #6 for me, feels like yesterday I was deciding to train for my first- definitely cool to think about how far I have come (with fabulous support from amazing people).
It's incredibly hard to believe that I started officially training for this race 11 weeks ago (granted I have been registered for almost 9 months). I know I say it all the time, but this year really is flying by.
Wednesday: 8.11 mile run (6 easy + 2 @ MP)
Saturday: 4 easy miles with John
Sunday: WINEGLASS MARATHON 26.2!!!
This week I honestly just did what worked with my schedule, and went based on how I was feeling. I had a run planned for Tuesday but a taperific nap ended up happening after work. Oh well. Basically I knew that an extra run here or there wouldn't do me any good but could potentially take something out of me.
Seeing as I teased everyone about not telling you my goal time, there really is no point in hiding it anymore because by the time you read this I'll be running or done running and won't really matter.
So the big reveal: 3:15....yep lofty goal, but it's possible! I do have my other goals...you know a PR (sub 3:21) and well..finishing is always a goal too.
I know that some of you thought my goal was 3:05ish because of my last set of yasso's, but quite frankly I am not at that level now but one day- yes I hope to be. That day won't be for a while but yes, someday. Let's take this thing a few minutes (or seconds) at a time please :)
As I mentioned Friday, my splits are all set to post to my twitter and Facebook page- so if you are so inclined you can follow along with me there. I do want to take a second to thank everyone for the amazing support throughout training, and during taper. I greatly appreciated every comment, tweet, email, text and call that I got-- you seriously make me feel like a super lucky girl.
See you at the finish line!