It’s that time of the month…
I’d tell you that the logistics for my first marathon – NYCM are set.
- Hotel for Nov 2 & 3 – booked (free with pts)
- Train to NYC on Nov 2 – booked(free with pts)
- Bus home on Nov 4 – booked ($1 megabus)
On August 1, I battled the website and signed up for my baggage and transportation.
Who knew it was this complicated?
I chose the Poncho as recommended instead of post-race bag check.
And I picked the 7 am bus to the start instead of the ferry.
I’d love to take the ferry to watch the sunrise on the Hudson River but after you arrive in Staten Island, you still have to board a bus.
Just seems easier to walk to the NY Public Library from my hotel and take ONE bus to the start.
If you have already run NYCM, which options did you choose and did you make the right decision in the end?
I’d tell you that traveling with my job is picking up. That will be making my mid-week mileage quite challenging.
But it is what it is.
Hopefully, the weather will cooperate in the next two months so at least I get complete all my long runs.
Anyone else keep their weekday runs short (or even skip them) and concentrate only on long runs when training for a big race?
I’d tell you that last two weeks while I was working in NYC, all my friends at home were seeing Hamilton locally.
I could see it on Broadway since I’m there so often but I’m always running!!
I finally broke down and bought a ticket.
Can’t wait!! (And Marathon training will be over!!)
Have you seen this show?
I’d tell you that tomorrow I am running a half marathon in RI. I had planned to run this race at some point because my college roommate built a home (on the water) nearby. But I couldn’t go until this year….and then I signed up for my first full marathon.
So it will just be a training run. It should be hilly but have beautiful water views. Perfect conditions for relaxed 13.1 miles, right?
Anyone else run a half marathon and use it as only a training run?
I’d tell you that for work I went to NYC three times in August (5 days, 3 days and 3 days) and this week, as well (3 days).
I ran a race in Brooklyn, ran along the Hudson and East Rivers and in Central Park.
Then there’s nothing there for me until the NYCM on Nov. 3.
So of course, I signed up for a 10K race on Oct 5.
Do you have a favorite city to run or race in?
One more for good measure –
6 .Over coffee…
I’d tell you that a few weeks ago, I ran along the Hudson River in NYC so I could see the GW Bridge and the Little Red Lighthouse.
I learned that a book was written about it.
Ever buy a children’s book?
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