So, seven months of training has led to this:
Here I am on the shuttle ready to make some OBX Marathon friends:
Right Now about two dozen of us are crowded into a small office lobby keeping warm while they set up the corrals:
And, speaking of corrals, for the first time in the nine years since I ran my first marathon, I’m in the first wave of runners. That’s right – Corral A!
I’ve also found my first pacer. We’ll see how long it takes me this year, but as long as I improve I’ll count it a success. Even crossing the finish line upright will be grounds for a good race.
Guess I’ll see y’all in about 6 hours or so.