Day #2 post-marathon.
I'm over the funk of falling short of my goal. If anything, it's made me more determined than ever to go after it in San Fran. So as of a couple of minutes ago, I am officially registered for the full marathon on August 3rd (bib #4678).
That leaves me two months to recover from this race and pick up where I left off in my training. Not a whole lotta time.
It all re-started yesterday when I did about 2.5 really difficult miles on the treadmill at my gym to remove any excess lactic acid build up in my legs.
This afternoon, I got a couple of hours of reprive from work so I went into the gym and ran about 3.25 miles. They were definitely easier, and I even hit a couple of miles at 8:30-9 min/mi pace (albeit, still on a treadmill).
A trainer buddy of mine at the gym is pushing me to sign up for this trail half-marathon this Sunday. And ya know what - I'm actually considering it.
So this is where all my money goes - races and sneakers. Oh, and gas/airfare to get to races. Fuck, this is getting to be an expensive hobby..