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Apr 19, 2013

2 days - Lucky half marathon #13

Half marathon #13 - 2 days.
Courtesy of Lansing Marathon website
I'll be running the Lansing Half marathon.  Given all the rain we have been having, they had to make a last minute change to the course due to flooding.  I can't imagine the amount of added stress and pressure this adds to the race staff and appreciate them looking for alternatives so we can still run a safe half marathon.

For you marathoners out there - this is a double loop course.  Yikes - so glad I didn't sign up for the full marathon.  I cannot imagine running a double loop marathon.   At least I'd never purposely sign up for it.

Looks like it might be a bit chilly on race day with temperatures to start at about 35 degrees and finish of around 43 degrees.  Looks like I'll be wearing tights and a thin jacket.  On the plus side, it's going to be sunny.

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40 minutes of yoga today - loved it!

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Have a great day and....Keep Running!!!!



8 comments:

  1. I went to my first yoga class last night. I wasn't a fan of the heat but man do I feel great this morning.

    Good luck this weekend!!

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  2. Have a great race! Most of our marathons are double lappers. main reason is traffic control and obviously half the number of helpers needed. I have run many double lap marathons. Have a great weekend!

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  3. Enjoy yourself, and thanks again for your thoughtful offer, btw. Many months ago, I was torn between the Lansing full, Toledo full, or Bayshore. My michigan blue blood is part of what made me not enter the Lansing territory. Have fun.

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  4. Good luck at your race Jeff! I just ran my first half last weekend up here in London Ontario and our race location was changed just a couple days prior due to flooding as well. We ended up having to do two loops for the half; while it wasn't ideal, it was certainly a great job on the part of the organizers to deal with the change.

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  5. Good luck and have a great race! I love pairing yoga with running...they complement each other well.

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  6. Good luck to you! Have a great race!! :0)

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  7. Good luck this weekend Jeff! Have a great race.

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