This is it, Week 1. Yesterday I officially started training for my second marathon, which is going to be on December 12. I had been running 4/6 times a week for the last month without giving much importance to my pace/distances, just trying to figure out where I was physically after a really lousy first half of the year. Turns out I’m better than I expected, I’m not as slow as I thought I would be and I didn’t loose all my endurance. So I’m happy about that (Although I’m far from my best shape).
Now it’s time to set up a goal for this marathon, which is going to be: Getting to the finish line. Back in January my goal for the year was to get in great shape during the first 6 months and then train to run a sub-4 marathon. But life got in the way and that didn’t happen. So instead of forcing myself and risking an injury (again) to try to accomplish a time goal, I just want to finish this marathon uninjured and in great shape, so I can start 2011 ready to face any challenge.
I’ll be posting more frequently from now on to keep everyone up to date, my first long run (if you can call it that) is this Sunday and I should be writing a week report, so until then.