Saturday, January 26, 2008

Pre Race Rundown

So, we went to see Spirit of the Marathon Thursday night and it was pretty amazing. If any of you guys missed this one-day showing, I think they have added another date in February. I highly recommend it to anyone who needs a little bit of inspiration. It definitely helped me get into the mood for tomorrow.

This week has been good. I only ran twice, but they were two solid runs. While I was exhausted both times, once again, no leg pain which is pretty awesome. I told my PT on Monday of my progress and she was so excited for me that I was going to be able to run tomorrow. Yeah, sucking it up and paying the dough to switch back to her was the best decision I have made in a long time. I have no doubt that if I had stayed with Mr. 70's Velvet Sweat Suit, I would not be running tomorrow.

So today we went to the expo and picked up our swag.



Other than the $15 parking, the expo was pretty good. Although I live in Miami, so a $15 parking fee shouldn't phase me, but somehow it still does.

After the expo we headed home and just chilled on the couch switching back from "Best Week Ever and The Real Housewives of Orange County. I love Saturday afternoon T.V. Later, we headed down to the Footworks pasta party that was held at the Knights of Columbus Club in the Gables for some pasta and cake. The cake was made by our friend Ralph's wife and was amazing. She duplicated the medal from last year perfectly!



So now I think I'm going to take a warm bath, do some light stretching and make sure I have everything ready for the morning. The weather is calling for rain showers from 6am-11am now, which scares me after last years monsoon that came at the beginning of the race. You never know what kind of weather you are going to get down here in South Florida. Well, at least I know we wont get snow.

Wish me luck (and dry weather)!!!


P.O.M. said...

Good luck! That cake is flippin' sweet. Can't wait for the true hollywood report.

No rain!

chia said...

I hope you race well!!!!

I have to agree with you on the review of Spirit of teh Marathon... amazing. I would have hugged the dude with the "YOU PEOPLE ARE CRAZY" sign. Just 'cuz, well, I am nuts.

Before I'm 35 said...

1. That cake is awesome.

2. I am very jealous that you got to see Spirit of the Marathon. I will be at the 2/21 show fo' sho!

3. Good luck and have fun!

My Life said...

That cake is awesome! Very fun! I'll be thinking happy running thoughts for you tomorrow!

Marcy said...

RH of OC, very nice, very nice! I only saw the first season and some of the second and then stopped after that. Very amusing show LOL

That cake is off the hook!

zanne said...

good luck! i went to see movie and it was sold out ... am going to try again in february.

hope you are having a great, pain free run today - can't wait to read all about it!!

Unknown said...

I hope you did well today. I cannot wait to read your post race report. Let me know what you think of the course and everything else beside the cake.

Lori said...

That cake is gorgeous! I can't wait to hear your race report :)

Sonia said...

Awwww your post made me smile =) I also had the impression to meet an old friend! I'm glad we had the chance to meet and talk for a while. Too bad we couldn't go for food or drinks!! I had pretty bad blisters and could barely walk on Sunday and Monday!! hahaha I think I pushed a little hard =) I hope we get to meet again, let me know if you're ever in my neck of the woods!

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