Dublin Marathon 2009 MapI’m getting quite excited. This is unusual, I know.
One of my Google Reader feeds showed that the route map for the Dublin marathon is now available online. Downloading and poring over that, plus starting my third week of my marathon training plan and running the longest (and most tiring?) long run yet on the weekend is all leading me forward. The goals I have seem really tough, giving me uncertainty but motivation to push. The route gives the reality. The dead legs yesterday suggest I’m pushing my body into something new. It’s all good, exciting stuff.
I also entered a couple of races yesterday. I entered a middle-distance aquathlon at Dorney and a hilly half-marathon in Pembrokeshire. Neither are classic preparatory events for a flat marathon but they suit my purposes well, as my purposes stretch beyond October 26th.
Looking to the future keeps me moving.