Yesterday I ran 9 miles uphill. Amazing and also a tiny bit painful. Why did I do this? Because I’m a damn fool and I registered for the Mt. Lemmon (half) Marathon – 13.1 miles, all uphill.
Why did I do that? Not totally sure. I registered for the race in some post-holiday, post-hometown visit, fit of ennui and confusion. I spent 10 days in Tucson this holiday break and it was an awesome-to-weird-to-awkward-to-horrible 10 days. I got back to Portland and immediately wanted a hometown do-over, so I registered for this race.
And now I run hills. Every day. Then I do this:
Anyone else have a race coming up that you’re simultaniously excited for and terrified about? Details, and training plans please!