Today I thought I’d do a pictorial representation of my second marathon journey so far. Obviously this is just me, your mileage may vary!
Immediately after your first marathon, when everyone and their mother asks you when you’re going to do your next marathon:
Then you decide to do another marathon:
You start to research. Which marathon? Which training program?
Immediately before your first training run for your next marathon
Ten minutes into your first training run for your next marathon:
When you realize you have another year of this:
When you remember what it’s like to finish a marathon and get your medal
That’s it so far, I still have another 8 months to go and it’s been difficult to deal with training while I’ve been traveling the last couple weeks (and I know that there’s plenty more of that coming. I do less speaking in the summer, but in the fall I go back to my regular schedule which is super awesome because I love speaking, and I’ll have to train while doing tons of travel.) I’m still feeling good about getting to the marathon and reaching my goals!
Days until Marathon: 253
Current Level of Confidence: 9
Fun I’m having on a 1-10 scale: 7
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