I'm super excited and a little nervous, but mostly just EXCITED! I'll get into that more, but first, let's look at last week's training.
Without further ado, here is the final Marathon Monday (at least for this time around).
I kind of took tapering to a whole new level. AKA babying my shin, so I don't die on Saturday.
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See what I mean?
So, you can probably guess why I'm a little bit nervous for Saturday. Last week, I was experiencing a sharp pain in my right shin. Even when I was just walking. It's feeling better now, so I think I'll be okay on Saturday. I intend to keep massaging and icing this week and hope that helps even more. :)
My longest training run was only 19 miles, and I straight up walked the final 3-6 miles.
I wasn't as consistent with the training as I'd hoped to be setting out, but I've done this before (10 years ago), and I KNOW I can do it again.
I'm going into this with NO expectations - other than to HAVE FUN!! I'm so stoked to share this weekend with Katie, and I know that no matter what happens on Saturday, we'll have a blast.
Up this week? The marathon. Duh! Of course, to prepare for a successful marathon, I need to be sure and eat extra healthy this week and drink LOTS of water. I'm hoping to get in a 5 miler tomorrow for Laura's Fall 5 or 10 virtual series, but other than that I'll probably do a lot more resting.
What's the most fun you've ever had during a race?