Final training run

In Get Moving by Tanya0 Comments

Today was my last long run before the half marathon, and I ran 13 miles in 2 1/2 hours (11:32 per mile)!!!  I ran from my house in Akron (Goodyear Heights) to my parent’s house in Manchester.   I was on sidewalks, trails, and the shoulder of the road.  There was no way around it…I had to run part of it down busy Manchester Road.

Technically I didn’t run all the way to their house. I stopped part way up their road because I still want to be able to say my first 13.1 was on race day.  SO, I stopped at 13.0!!   😀   I almost cried when I was done because I was so proud.  My husband was standing in my parent’s driveway waiting for me. It was awesome!  Now I just hope that I can run that extra .1 and still come in under 2 1/2 hours.  I know it will be amazing just to finish, but I’d really like to push myself for that goal!

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