This morning the counter said 47 days to Christmas. I had hopes by that day I have revived my legs to start training for another attempt at the superior beast. Having the time off has given me much time to evaluate. I have concluded that my failure in the first ST 100 was from a lack of mental training and the second, over-training and entering race day exhausted.
As I had stated at the UMTR gathering, I think if I do go for this again, I think I will go for the 2-3 runs a week training method. That will be a midweek speed workout and a Saturday run of 20-45 miles and that should do it. My best running results are when i gave my body plenty of time to rest with solid quality workouts? But then again, when you enjoy something so much, it is hard to do just twice a week?
Either way, even if i do not make the decision to do the 100, I do have to run and train for my 25th anniversary Grandam’s Marathon finish. Yes, 25 years this year when i finish, consecutive that is… Had this goal, well, 24 years ago and hard to believe I am that close… That is the only real focus I have and not sure what I will be like emotionally when i cross that line for the last time?