This week’s long run was scheduled to be a 14 miler – which fits nicely with the Baltimore Running Festival’s Half Marathon. While the 13.1 mile half marathon is 9 tenths of a mile short of the goal distance — we made up for this fact by including a 6 mile bike trip as part of the commute. Close enough!
While my fellow marathoner contacts are busy worrying about “don’t get injured” during the taper weeks before marathon day — apparently this vibe has now rubbed off on me. Suddenly, I’m becoming hyper focused on that lurking injury or accident! And while the distance of a 13.1 mile event seems “short” — my mind was busy telling me to stay alert! The injury gremlins, wearing a scary Halloween costume are waiting for me! Continue reading