I was feeling good but around mile 6 started to feel a little tired. Not sure what is up with me this week but I feel like I am just lagging. Does this happen to you at the end of your training? I have LESS than a month until my FIRST MARATHON! I am really excited even though I feel tired. I am doing one more long run next week, 24-26 miles at Burke Gilman and then I will taper for 2 weeks. After today I was wondering how the heck I did that last week and how am I going to do it next week, but I know I will do it. I have to DIG deep.
Oh yah...back to my run...I am rambling today! So I went all through Federal Way and back again and still fell short for my miles and I got to Nice Hill and decided to walk it...I did stop my Garmin and then started my running again when I got to the top and went another half mile or so and was done. Now as I write this I should have just ran 4 more minutes and got a PR for my half marathon time but I needed to get the kids and to be honest I just did not want to. Maybe another run later on to get a little more in. Don't you ever regret not pushing yourself a little further? I have pushed myself a lot in my training and now I am not doing it as much. I have been training since January so maybe that's why. Why does running for 4 hours have to be so MENTAL (said with a sarcastic tone)
Why do I beat myself up so much? In good news I had a killer pace. 9:38…that is so GREAT for me. I can tell that my training and my long runs have really helped me pick up the pace. Endurance is an amazing thing. I don’t think I really understood that work until this training phase.
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