Wow. I’m a major slacker. No, not in the running front cause I’ve been running and training and running and more running to prepare myself for this race. It’s documenting my training. It’s updating this blog. I’m big slacker for that.
A lot of things happen since, well, week 9. I was facing with serious health challenge, took some serious time and did serious thing to battle it, came out okay and still standing, kept on running, drove 14 hours to San Francisco to run half-marathon with my good friends, twisted my ankle (again), ran 10k, and managed to ran 159 miles in the month of December!
I did my longest run last Saturday. TWENTY TWO miles of awesome. I felt great the entire time, did 2:30-1 run/walk and averaging at 12:10 pace. Not too shabby! That run just boast my confidence and I know I can do this.
This week and next are my taper week. I will still have 30 miles schedule between last Sunday and Sat (yes, that’s taper week) but no more long, long run. This Saturday we’ll only have to do a short 7-miler. See what I did there? I just called 7-miles run as a short run. Heh
Well, I’m excited. Above are the medals for the race. The donald is for half marathon, the mickey is for marathon and the goofy, well, it’s only if you complete both.
On the fundraising front — I’m still short for my goal. For those who want to support me (run with me in spirit), I welcome you to join me via my fundraising site: http://tinyurl.com/GoodyChallenge
NINE DAYS to the first race!