After a few quick searches I narrowed down a handful of races that looked legit. From there I pulled the trigger and registered for two halves. Wheeeee!!
August 18 we're San Diego bound. One of my favorite SoCal cities, and I cannot wait to run it!
Hal Higdon's program. While I liked the program I decided to switch things up a bit. I recruited a
Instead of running by the mile I'm running by the minute. At first I wasn't sure if I'd like the change. To my pleasant surprise I'm really enjoying it! Mentally, it's easier to think, "only 10 more minutes to go," rather than, "holy smokes, I still have almost two miles to go!" It's also been nice to be held even more accountable. Grant checks in with me daily to see how the previous day's run went, and inform me of my daily run. To actually have to answer to someone doesn't leave much room for slacking.
Scott has helped with motivation and encouragement, as well. He knows how important these runs are. For Mother's Day he had this little beauty sent my way.
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Let the countdowns to August 18 and October 13 begin!
P.S. With all the miles I'll be putting on my shoes can I get some help convincing Scott that I'm going to need a new pair of running shoes soon?! :)