Thursday, February 4, 2010

Marathon Dreaming...

Today I was reading a thread on a forum where someone had asked "how do you know when you're ready for a marathon?"

Interesting question! Especially for me...

If I take it back to the half marathon, I knew when I was ready.

I don't think I'd be able to run a full marathon now. Well actually, I think I could complete it, but I'd probably be immobile for the next month!! And I'm not interested in injuring myself... I'm happy to take things easy and just come to each goal as I'm ready.

Having said that, I'm itching to go past that 21kms mark.

It's 25kms to my mums house and I'm thinking of running that soon but that would mean enlisting the help of hubby to come pick me up!

Or I could just map a round route of 25kms so I end up back at the car but it would be so much more fun to end up at mums so she can spoil me and oooo and ahhh over my achievement :)

The night before I knew I was going to try the 21kms distance, I couldn't sleep! I was just so excited and I'll never forget how I felt when I completed it.

Right now, a full marathon still seems like a dream but I think I'm getting closer.

Today was a non running day but I managed a 6kms run on the treadmill to keep me limber...

Looking forward to my Saturday morning run. Especially as it's been forecast to be a little cooler!


1 comment:

  1. I prefer doing point-to-point long runs over loops. I often get my wife to drop me somewhere and I run home, or I'll run to work, or I'll arrange to meet my wife somewhere in 2 hours time.