Twenty-five days to go!
I received my MCM eCard today, which included my bib number and information about the expo. I can't believe that it's almost here -- which is also to say, where did the last four months go?
Last Saturday, I had one of the best three-and-a-half hour runs ever. It may have been the fact that the weather was gorgeous, that I tried a new route, or that I was looking forward to baking this chocolate stout cake. Whatever it was, I felt great. I was able to run for 45-minute intervals, stopping only for gels and restroom breaks. Finishing 19 miles and feeling like I could run more was a huge confidence boost.
This is my last week before the taper period. Already, I've done a short hill workout, cross-trained, and ran 4 miles. Left for this week are a speed workout and a 22-miler for Saturday. Here's hoping that it goes well.