After my 21 miler two weeks ago I said that the “ease” of my training was making me nervous, and then (semi-jokingly) said I was going to sabotage my final LR to make sure I got it “out of my system”.
Well it wasn’t totally intentional, buuut…
It was rough. I took quite a few walk breaks and even stopped for a few minutes to watch a sand football game. Never short on entertainment on the beach path…
I told B that I was glad to have such a mentally & physically hard run – it was a reminder that the marathon is NOT going to be a cake walk, and I’m going to have to push myself if I want to meet my sub4 goal.
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That afternoon we got together for our first Ragnar get together down in Carlsbad. Almost half of our teammates were there, and it was nice to finally meet some of them IRL (in real life).
It felt very fitting to unveil our team name – So Much Cooler Online – stranger danger be damned.
Hahaha, everyone thought Nicole got the best picture of Chacha. Nope! I win!
We spent nearly 3.5 hours eating pizza, drinking beer, laughing, and getting to a comfort level where peeing in bushes and sharing blankets in a
molester 12-passenger van won’t be weird.
… is there a comfort level like that?
At least we’ve mastered the kindergarten shortest-to-tallest photo lineup :
Which was when I realized I am the ogre giant monster of the Ragnar team. Little teeny Ashley had giant ass heels on, and was not wearing a sumo suit under my outfit. Believe it or not.
I cannot confirm whether or not I ate all the pizza, though.
Anyways it’s full on taper mode this week. I’m hopping over to Colorado for a quick business trip, and will be back just in time to pick up Sweaty Emily for our weekend full of Long Beach
Catch ya from the Rockies.
“that John Denver’s full of shit.”
Lloyd Christmas Sarah OUaL