Thank you everyone for the pats on the back and words of wisdom. They are greatly appreciated!
I was able to wear my regular shoes to work today and didn’t hobble quite as bad as the day before…yay, a step towards recovery (yesterday I had to wear sandals!).
Some guy in the office congratulated me on running a 5 mile race this weekend.
I was like, “I ran a marathon!“.
“How many miles is that?”
“26!“, I said.
He was all embarrassed and said, “Oh, I shorted you 20 miles!” and walked off…haha…silly people!
Today the hubby said “I think I want to start training for the Arnold’s Classic Pump and Run.” He is worried about his knees, so we’ll have to work the milage up slowly. I am very excited for him, he’s been pretty lazy (for a lack of a better word) lately. The Pump and Run is in March ’08. I should be able to work that into my schedule for the Indi 500 in May ’08.
I have a co-worker who might be interested in walking (Hal Hidgon plan) the Columbus Distance Classic in April. I was planning on running the race, but I told her if she commits to the training I’ll walk it with her. She’s one of those people that get overly excited about something, jump in head first and then get bored, tired, sick of it shortly after. So, she’ll let me know in January if she plans on committing to it. The agreement is that I’ll plan on running it until we both know for sure that she’s doing the 1/2.
Last night I told the hubby that I want to run the NY marathon in ’09. He was very excited about that, which was a great surprise. He said “I’ve never been to NY.” So I said we should take a week vacation out there, either the week before or the week after the marathon. Cranky suggested that I sign up for ’08 and if my name gets drawn in the lottery then I should defer my race to ’09. (Thanks!) When the time gets closer I’ll be sure to pump you for more info Cranky! 😉 Now cross your fingers that I’ll get in. 🙂
My game plan for today is to go to the gym, walk for about 10 minutes at a very slow pace and then do some stretching.
Future game plan:
Flying Feather Four Miler – November 22nd, 2007
Jingle Bell Run (5k) – December 1st, 2007
Pump and Run (5k) – March 2nd, 2008
Columbus Distance Classic (HM) – April 12th, 2008
Indianapolis 500 (HM) – May 3rd, 2008
Columbus Marathon 2008 – October, 2008
I didn’t just get bit by the marathon bug, I got gobbled up!
Edit: Stopped and got my sticker last night…hopefully I’ll be able to put it on the car tonight…woot!