|September 6, 2013||Posted by Emily under Uncategorized|
I know haven’t exactly been quiet about the fact that the trails out here are kind of sort of decent to run on.
Because of this, and because I’m kind of sort of addicted to start lines, a big part of my JFK50 training plan is to load up my weekends with longer races so I can get in some quality miles exploring the local trails while surrounded by a few dozen (or a few hundred) enthusiastic and talented athletes.
It’s a good thing that I spent 4.5 hours soaking in the trail last weekend, otherwise it might be difficult to focus on the race and not get distracted by all of the shiny objects along the trail.
My plan for the race is to run strong, but not kill myself, since it is just a training run. And to appreciate that instead of hopping on a plane for 13 hours and a few layovers, I can just drive a few minute down the road and be running trails like the MRT.