You know that quote?
It’s better to be 10% under trained than 1% over trained when you step up to the starting line.
Whelp, how about 30% under trained? Actually that may be pretty generous. I had big plans for the weeks in between City to the Sea and Big Sur but we’ve already discussed the sloppiness of October so let’s move on. 😉😉
So what is the under trained slacker with an aching ankle thinking about for this weekend?
Big Sur is supposed to be gorgeous- If it takes me longer to run it, well then I get longer to enjoy the view.
Start will be in the low 40’s- I haven’t quite adjusted to that but at least it won’t be too hot.
Bib 3118- Corral D…out of A-L. What the hell am I doing up there? Maybe inertia will push me forward and I will run faster?
This is half marathon #6 of 2015, first time I’ve run that many 13.1’s in a year. Sweet!
Elites- Kara Goucher and Sara Kiptoo- Seriously. I will be running the same course as elites at the same time-holy crap! Actually, now that I think about it, part of the course is an out and back…I may need to keep my phone handy. 😆
Ummmm- this- I need it-
Road trip! Seriously I never went anywhere before I started running.
Monterey- Home of the aquarium. We may try and go. But, man those tickets are stupid expensive.
Community- I’m going to be surrounded by thousands of other people like me. Those who think that lining up on a cold morning to run 13.1 miles sounds like fun. 😄
Monday- Did I mention I have Monday off?
This could be my last race of the year, at least I chose a good one. I’ve been having some odd ankle pain, hello denial, can I move in?
The view- Seriously, the pictures I’ve seen make this worthy of 2 mentions. I’ve actually considered carrying my little digital camera during the run. Either that or I need a strap for my iPhone.
So instead of goals, I have only one hope. I want to cross the start line and the finish line smiling. No head games, no berating myself, just running with a few thousand strangers like me. Runner’s are crazy right?
That otter is awesome, right?