Remember the half-marathon that I have been telling you about? Well, I’m finally running the race today at 4pm (I think it’s a weird starting time). I’m totally psyched up and excited about it! It feels like yesterday that I told you about my decision to sign up for a half-marathon. I can’t believe how quickly time flies.
Unlike the usual half marathon, this run is a 25 km race - gulps. I’m not sure if I am as prepared as I hope to be, because my longest training run is 22 km, and I have not been following my training plan consistently after falling sick during the Easter week. When I recovered from my cold, I found myself experiencing some knee pains when I did longer runs. It was then that I realized how much I needed yoga (I’d share about this another time). Since then, I have only been doing 2 short runs and 1 long run every week, and have been doing yoga almost every day. I do find that yoga helps me recover faster, and the knee pains are since gone; it has build my mental endurance too.
I have done loaded my iPod with my favorite songs, hydrated, carbo-loaded with some lemon spaghetti last night, and familiarized myself with the route. I’m just waiting for the time to conquer the