Sunday, October 21, 2007
On the Road Again
It's so good to be running again.
After a few weeks of hitting small sprints and six milers, I finally got in a nice long run.
This Saturday, one the behest of the Army, I ran to Bunker Hill, a distance of about 11-12 miles.
I led the pack of 14 people, keeping an easy pace of 8:50 the whole time.
What made it all worth while was watching the sun come up over the Charles River while jogging my ninth mile and realizing how much I missed that feeling.
The endorphines alone rocked my world.
I would have gone on longer, but my body was recovering from some serious illness and needed rest.
But now I have motivation back. I remembered that great feeling I got from running, and the great fear of the marathon that looms over me.
Today, more than ever, I feel like I will make this marathon with a solid time.
For now, I'm going to heal up and get ready for a PT test in the morning.
Keep up your own programs, and remember...