About 35k and 5 hours into my first marathon, I couldn't run anymore. I didn't really think it through, but the general plan was to run the entire 42k. If I didn't feel too good I'd run 8 minutes and walk 1. By about 28k I was running 5 mins and walking 1. As the... Continue Reading →
For someone who is “much afraid”, not naturally athletic, and likes to be more than prepared for anything, I could’ve literally lost it in either of those races.
My planned long run last week was 1 hour and 10 minutes and everything was hurting for 1 hour and 10 mins. But I kept on running.