So I have a few subjects to write about…
I have never gone this long without writing on this blog. Mainly I have been a bit worn out lately and it has been all I could do to run and watch the Boston Marathon (not disappointing). I consider this a “blog taper”. Sometimes I guess everyone needs to slow down and let the muscles recharge, whether the muscle is a leg or a brain.
Saturday is the Country Music Marathon in Nashville. TJ, RS and I will all run the half and – for the most part – I am looking forward to it. I have never run in a race with more then about 5,000 people, so going to one that is 5x that, should be… well… interesting.
We leave tomorrow at lunch, go to the expo, go to the hotel, get up at 4:00AM, get to the race at 5:30AM, and hope to be ready for the 7:00AM start. Of course there are 40 corals, so we may not get going until 8:00, but it will give us time to prepare mentally.
On to my book article. I mentioned last Saturday in my last post that I am in a Runner’s World book. Actually they put me in two books, the other is called, “Runner’s World Training Journal for Beginners”.
I am putting up a scan of my section of the book. I hope Runner’s World doesn’t mind, but if they read my blog and ask me to take it down, I will. The chances of either are slim, but if I can be published in a Runner’s World book, then I guess anything can happen. The book looks really great and is a great resource. Here is the Amazon link if you are interested: http://www.amazon.com/Runners-World-Book-Running-Beginners/dp/1609615379
So here is my section. Thanks for reading and for following my blog!