In case you missed my earlier post, I’m runnning the Chicago Marathon, and I’m super pumped <squeal>!
The race is in early/mid October. So I still gots time before I really need to start training. In the meantime, I’m just trying to have fun running and keep in shape. The other day I met up with WRRC for a nice casual 10 miler.
Always good running with this group. They’ve made me faster over the past year. And we have some fun along the way.
Another good thing about this group is that they’re always up for breakfast tacos after our runs!
The only bummer that about the Chi Marathon is that since it’s in the fall, that means I’ll have to do my training in the Texas summer. I’ve always run winter marathons, so this is a first. I’ve never envied my friends who are on a 20 miler in August. Blergh.
But for now the weather isn’t too hot. It’s still spring. And it’s bluebonnet season! This happens once a year for like two weeks. And when I saw some on a trail run, I had to take the photo op.
Up next I need to decide on a training plan to follow. I have a friend who may make one for me, or maybe Higdon, or my other friend recommends Jack Daniels – tho I don’t like him as much as Jose Cuervo. Gotta figure this out.
In the mean time, I’m going to keep on running and lifting and yoaging.
Oh, and fundraising too! I did mention that I’m running this race through charity, right? In fact, I’m already halfway to my goal!!!
If you missed the short video of me explaining why you should donate – and what special perk I’ll make for you, watch it HERE.
If you prefer to go straight to the donating page, well good on ya. JUST CLICK THIS LINK.
Thanks in advance!
How bout you? Recommend a training plan? Who still goes for longish runs when not really training? What did you think of my super high tech video?
PS. Good luck to everyone running Boston on Monday! I’ll be