Thursday, July 10, 2014

Have I completely lost my mind?

Hi all...what are you up to today? What am I up to today, you ask? Well...I'm just signing up for marathons and stuff...you know...no big deal :)

Honestly though...if you had told me back in January that I would be signing up to run a marathon this year, I probably would have laughed in your face. 

Like I have said before, I figured I would stick to mostly 5k's and 10k's for my New Year's Resolution. I even mentioned that I "might"throw a half-marathon in there just for a little challenge.

Well...here I am...3 half marathons later (all in a 5 week span) another half (Scout Strong Challenge) planned for Sept. 13th....and drumroll please....


I have signed up to run  a full marathon!!! I blog-committed (much more serious than a verbal commitment) about 3 weeks ago...but today...the ultimate commitment...I clicked that little register button and I will officially be running 26.2 miles on October 18th.


As of today (July 10th, 1:51PM I have 99 days, 10 hours, 9 minutes, and 7 seconds until I run the biggest, most difficult race of my life!


While I am panicking a little bit...I can't help but be a little excited too. I have never done something so physically and mentally demanding before in my life. A few days ago I was feeling really tired and burnt out on running and questioning myself on whether or not I was up for this...but after giving myself a few days of rest and lots of yoga, I am feeling refreshed and ready for tomorrow's long run and putting last week's crap running in the past. I'm doing it...26.2 or bust!

1 comments:

  1. Congrats on making the decision to run 26.2. I'll be doing my first marathon in January. I'm a little nervous but I figure it can't be THAT bad since my sister has done 7 of them already...lol. After that i'm sure i'll be back to doing only 5k's and 10K's! Thanks for stopping by our blog! Keep in touch!

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