Tuesday, February 09, 2010

What I will be doing on Saturday morning...

I had my last physical therapy session yesterday. I am actually very sad about this as my PT was extremely helpful and it was like I had a personal trainer that also did deep tissue massages and stretched for me. Everyone wished me good luck at my race and sent me on my way.
So Saturday morning at 6:30am, I will be running 13.1 in Myrtle Beach.
I am not nearly as prepared for this one as I was OBX 1/2 Marathon. I have only trained for 5 weeks which is really not good. I think I can do it (at least that's what I keep telling myself) as the course is flat, I have someone to run with, and being in the race atmosphere will get me moving.

After this race, I am going to force myself to not run for the rest of the month and focus on strengthening my legs. I am not 100% pain free (almost, but not quite), and before I start training for anything else, I want to be pain free again. It is so much easier to run without knee pain!

If anyone is going to be in Myrtle this weekend, let me know. I need some words of encouragement!!

4 comments:

Ann said...

Good Luck on Saturday! I hope your legs cooperate. I will e-mail you soon to see if we can get together to run sometime. I think you are a lot faster than I am though! My normal pace is around a 12 min. mile. I need someone faster to run with though so I can increase my speed!

Stephanie Snowe said...

Oh good luck! You are my hero!

Carmen B. said...

Good Luck! I have lots of friends who did this race as their first 5K and marathon. You are going to do great! Very flat!I hope it is not too cold.

Noel DLP said...

Was this the race that was cancelled? How do you feel about the cancellation?