So why is the Trail Goddess running a road race?
A 1/2 marathon, for Pete's sake.
I haven't run a 1/2 marathon race in..3 years? 4?
This is the Tour de Ashland 1/2 Marathon. In, you guessed it, Ashland Ohio. The course map looks like it just winds in and out of the city streets of Ashland, so I feel pretty safe I won't be a target for deer hunters.
It looks like a pretty hilly course.
I used a running calculator to punch in a finishing time. I would like to finish under 2.5 hours, so how about 2.22? I need to keep a 10.49 mile going.
Okay, what if I maintain an 11 minute mile? Then I could finish in 2.24.
I really have no idea what I can finish this in. Maybe I should leave the watch at home.
I will carry a hand held water bottle, don't laugh at me. At least I won't wear the hydration vest and several pounds of various ultra fuel. I will carry one gel or one little PayDay bar.
This should be interesting. The weather looks good for Saturday.
I just have to remember I have a race to attend!
Chip timing and everything! Yahoo!!