Saturday, March 12, 2011

A Quick Post Before Today’s Race

Today is the Leprechaun Chase 10k and I have to admit, I’m a little nervous.  I think it’s because I don’t want to be last. But then again, I don’t really care because I know I’ll be having fun and no one else really cares who’s last. But still, I didn’t sleep very well last night thinking about that and several things I needed to get done before the race.

I got most of the things done that I needed to except do a walk on the treadmill.  I was planning to do a two mile walk, but was afraid I wouldn’t be able to help myself and start running and I know I need to save my legs for the race.  They’re a bit sore from the running I’ve done this week to get to my goal of 15 miles for the week.

My mileage for this past week:

Mon.  – 2 miles
Tue.  –  4.04 (my long run!) the first time without walk breaks.
Thu. –   3.10
*Sat. –  6.20 (after today’s race)
Tot. –   15.34 miles

I feel awesome about this!  Me, running over 15 miles in a week!  I never would have thought it possible.

Well, I better get going.  I have a few more things to do before meeting my daughter to carpool to the race at 1:00.  Packet pickup is at 2:00 and the race director advises everyone get there early because the race starts promptly at 4:00.  I’ll let you know how I did.

Wish me Luck!


ajh said...

Good luck and can't wait to hear about it.

Anne said...

Good luck Pat! You are doing great :)