I have to say I'm delighted to have a little three day break from snack stealers, missing kleenex boxes, and tempermental elders. I'm also delighted to have my last 21-miler in the bag. Things I figured out for the marathon(s):
I will not eat refried beans for protein/carbs the night before the marathon.
I will definitely pack my Burt's Bees Sun & Snow lip balm. It's the bomb.
It's not a good idea to put biofreeze on my knee and then rub sweat out of my eye.
My blue nike shorts cause monkey butt. (or maybe that was the beans?)
It's much easier to keep up with Running Partner than to catch up.
So all in all I think it was a pretty great run, on pace for a 4:48 marathon. But you never know what might happen during that last 10K....so I'm not counting on anything until I hit the finish line.
Happy Labor Day!
6 months ago