The Disney Marathon is a mere 148 days away. I feel better about running. We’ve had an atypical low-humidity-low-temp spell in northeastern Alabama. So, I’ve a pretty good string of runs. Today I ran a 6-miler on the Chief Ladiga Trail (pictured above) (follow this link to read about rails-to-trails: http://epic.jsu.edu/clt/). This is a flat running and biking trail built on unused railroad beds. Nice and flat. This particular trail extends some 33 miles into Georgia. This will be great for really long marathon training runs, which are getting closer and closer. There is half marathon on this trail in October. I plan on running it.
I am afraid I have been a little too consumed with speed recently at the expense of good quality slow miles. So, I am stepping back and working on those all-important base miles for the marathon. I am a firt-time marathoner, so the point is to finish and get the medal.
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You’re the second person in one week that has suggested I be on facebook!>>That trail looks NICE!
Hi! I just found your blog and was inspired because I am writing my own blog about training for the 2009 Disney Marathon as a first-timer. Would it be ok to link your blog to mine so people can get another perspective? Best of Luck!!>>http://www.teamgilchrist.blogspot.com