Marathon training ended today. Hallelujah. We are so excited to run this thing. Well, mostly we are excited to cross the finish line, although I’m sure there will be plenty of good things about the actual run itself. Namely that it is mostly flat.
We feel like we are better prepared this time around than we were in Anchorage, but the weather is looking like it is going to give us some trouble. I’m sure it will just add to the joy and exhilaration and we won’t mind being rained on a bit. We’re still holding to our goal of under 4 hours and we are planning to run with a pace group which should help a lot, but we are also aware that we can’t plan for everything. What we can do is plan to gorge ourselves on pizza and ice cream Saturday night while we kick back and relax (and nurse our poor, sore legs back to health).