Friday, April 27, 2007
I got this email tonight:
Thank you very much for registering with the Marine Corps Marathon. We processed your application. The end of June, please check the Marine Corps Marathon website www.marinemarathon.com for confirmation. Please check our website for the free virtual trainer.
I was concerned that if I waited to register online, I might not get in since in recent years this race has filled up so quickly. Fortunately, I had an early entry form from the Disney Marathon expo. I mailed it in this week.
So now it's week 26 of MCM training!
After wrapping up a long work week, I finally escaped the office today around 4 pm. I was pretty stressed so I did what anyone would naturally do, I went for a run! I was supposed to do 3 miles this morning but didn't make it out earlier. I really needed to run off some stress.
I dressed for my run, loaded up my iPod and took off. I knew it was warm but didn't realize just how warm until I got going. 3.2 miles and 36 minutes later I was pretty "done." It was a hazy 88 degrees with 45% humidity. As easy as I tried to run it, my average heart rate was anaerobic at 165 bpm with a max heart rate of 182. Still, I was quite satisfied with having worked off that stress!
So now it's the weekend...and tomorrow I have to go into work :-(
At least it's blue jeans and t-shirt!