One of my big goals of 2010 is to run a marathon in under 4 hours! It’s a goal I hate to even admit on the blog because I know it’s going to be very very hard for me and I am very very scared :/
But, I came clean with my goals toward the beginning of the year so I might as well share my plan for accomplishing this dream with you.
Yesterday I was going through our huge pile of mail that came in while I was on vacation and was happy to see my latest issue of Runner’s World had arrived. I was flipping though it and stumbled upon a plan to run a four hour marathon!
I am excited. I am scared. I will be writing about my training here 🙂
I have only run 2 marathons so far. My PR is actually my first marathon at 4:15!
But, my most recent mary in January was 4:27 🙁 I blame the time difference on
a.) being sick and b.) not training enough (darn winter in MD)
I know I have a very long and hard road of training ahead of me, but I’m at least going to try and go for it. I really wanted to run Long Beach in October, but think I need to do at least one half mary before I do another full. But, there’s one problem – I cannot find a half marathon in SoCal in Aug. or Sept (except for the AFC in San Diego the weekend I’m out of town, fail).
Please let me know if you are aware of a half marathon within 200 miles of Orange County in late July to Sept. Thanks!
I will make my final decision on my next full marathon around whether or not I find a half marathon before Long Beach which is Oct. 17th.
Now I am off to meet my friend Kristin for lunch 🙂 See you later gators…